High Tech with a Human Touch
A proud participant in the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill Yellow Ribbon Program, Florida Institute of Technology is committed to providing veterans and those currently serving in the military with world-class educational opportunities through on-campus undergraduate and graduate degree programs, our extended studies and distance learning offerings, and Florida Tech Online.
All college-credit degree programs offered by Florida Tech are state-approved for the use of VA educational benefits.
Yellow Ribbon Program
The Yellow Ribbon G.I. Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. Only individuals entitled to the maximum benefit rate (based on service requirements) may receive this funding. You may be eligible if:
- You served an aggregate period of active duty after September 10, 2001, of at least 36 months;
- You were honorably discharged from active duty for a service connected disability and you served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001;
- You are a dependent eligible for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill based on a veteran’s service under the eligibility criteria listed above.
Florida Tech offers matching grants for veterans who are eligible for 100% of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. To take advantage of the Yellow Ribbon Program, you must first apply for benefits.