Special Services and Programs

 

 

Veterans Affairs

Welcome to the Biola University Veterans Affairs information page. Biola University is approved as a degree-granting institution for the attendance of veterans under Title 38, U.S. Code. The California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education. (SAA) has also authorized the University for the attendance of veterans and veterans' dependents.

Programs Include:

  • Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill
  • Chapter 33 - Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Chapter 35 - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program
  • Chapter 31 - VA Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 1606 - Selected Reserve

Biola is a Yellow Ribbon participating school. Veterans who are eligible under the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill at the 100% benefit rate can apply for the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship. This program is available to (24) undergraduate students only and application to the program is on a first-come, first-served basis. Biola will make a contribution of $2,500.00 on behalf of the individual in the form of a Yellow Ribbon Scholarship and the VA will match that contribution. The student will receive $5,000 per academic year and all subsequent academic years in which the student is eligible for military benefits and the student maintains satisfactory progress, conduct and continuous enrollment.

Biola also participates in the Ahmanson Veterans Scholarship Initiative, offering scholarships to Veterans with Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits, who demonstrate financial need. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for eligibility.

Veterans or dependents of veterans who plan to enroll in the University are urged to contact the Military Benefits Coordinator in the Office of the Registrar by calling (562) 903-4720 or by sending a message well in advance of registration so that the necessary arrangements may be made with the Veterans Administration.