for MD Students
The Office of Student Records is responsible for certifying
to the Department of Veterans Affairs the enrollment of MD students at Wake
Forest School of Medicine who are using Veterans Affairs (VA) education
The Office of Student Records requests a
copy of a Certificate of Eligibility.
Students must be enrolled in a degree program. Students must maintain satisfactory academic
progress to continue to use their benefits.
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Post-9/11 GI Bill®
The VA determines eligibility. Applications for VA benefits
are submitted through the Veterans
Online Application (VONAPP) Service.
Information regarding VA education benefits can be found on
the Department of Veterans Affairs
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Forest School of Medicine MD Program and PA Program will participate in the
Yellow Ribbon Program effective with the 2016-2017 academic year.
be considered for the Yellow Ribbon Program, student Veterans must submit an
application for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® to the VA and must be eligible at the
100% benefit level. The VA will issue
you a Certificate of Eligibility advising that you are potentially eligible for
the Yellow Ribbon Program. You should
provide your Certificate of Eligibility to the Financial Aid Office. You may email it to: email@example.com
the Certificate of Eligibility is received, the Financial Aid Office will
determine if there are slots available for the Yellow Ribbon Program and will
notify you whether or not you are accepted and approved for the Yellow Ribbon
Program. Once a student has been
accepted into the Yellow Ribbon Program, Wake Forest School of Medicine will
provide contributions during the current academic year and all subsequent
academic years in which Wake Forest School of Medicine is participating in the
Yellow Ribbon Program and the student maintains satisfactory progress, conduct,
attendance and has eligibility remaining. A Yellow Ribbon recipient must remain
continuously enrolled at Wake Forest School of Medicine or he/she will need to
reapply for the Yellow Ribbon program.
Students must be enrolled by the
first day of classes. If a student has been accepted for participation in the
Yellow Ribbon program and is not enrolled by the first day of classes, then
participation will be considered void and the student will not be allowed to
participate for that semester. The student will be required to reapply to the
program for subsequent semesters.
- Only tuition and required fees
are eligible for payment under the Yellow Ribbon Program.
- Charges related to any other
charge is not eligible.
- The number of Yellow Ribbon
participants is limited and is awarded on a first come, first awarded basis. When the number of available slots has been
filled, a wait list will be initiated.
- Reimbursement under the Yellow
Ribbon Program cannot exceed the total cost of assessed tuition and required
of Yellow Ribbon Program funds: WFSM
may require repayment of some or all of Yellow Ribbon Program funds (depending
on the applicable refund period) if a student drops any classes or withdraws
from the School of Medicine. WFSM will require repayment based on the
Department of Veterans’ Affairs policies. If the VA requires repayment, then
WFSM will also require repayment. If the VA waives the repayment requirement,
the student must provide documentation from the VA establishing repayment to
the VA is not required.
Contacts for other School of Medicine Programs:
Physician Assistant – Ms. Camille Jones –
Nurse Anesthesia – Ms. Robin Geisel – firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate School (Biomedical Science) – Mr.
Milton King – email@example.com