Yellow Ribbon Program

Post 9/11 GI Bill

Release Date: Thursday, October 1, 2009


A fully qualified veteran can attend Chestnut Hill College tuition free each year.
Chestnut Hill College will provide a maximum of $6,000 per student up to 100 qualifying students for the 2009–10 school year. This amount will be matched by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). Additionally, VA will provide $8,205 per term for fully qualified veterans or 16,410. per school year. The combination of these funds means that a fully qualified veteran will attend Chestnut Hill College tuition free.

Chestnut Hill's Yellow Ribbon Program funds will be awarded to qualifying students. To be considered, qualifying students must:

  • Be accepted for enrollment to a degree program or be currently enrolled in a degree program at the Chestnut Hill College
  • Submit the Certificate of Eligibility provided to them by the VA to Chestnut Hill College’s School Certifying Official (SCO).

Recipients will be selected based upon the date by which both conditions are met.



For more information on Financial Aid: 

School of Undergraduate Studies 

School of Graduate Studies 

School of Continuing and Professional Studies 

Our SCO:
Marie Scheetz
VA Certifying Official / Assistant to the Registrar
Chestnut Hill College
9601 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Office: 215-248-7064
Fax: 215-242-7707 

If you have questions about your eligibility for the Post 9/11 GI Bill or the Yellow Ribbon Program you should contact Veterans Affairs at


If you have questions about Chestnut Hill College's participation in the program, contact Marie Scheetz.