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Veterans/Dependents

The College is proud to partner with the VA and similar agencies to provide veterans and their families with funds to help pay the cost of higher education.

Post-9/11 G.I. Bill
Eligible veterans or their spouse/dependent may receive up to $25,162.14 for the entire 2020 - 2021 academic year, from the VA. 

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Yellow Ribbon Program 
The College began its participation in this program in 2015. As of 9/1/16 it remains a participating institution. The College currently considers funding up to an unlimited number of enrolled eligible students at any given time, with up to $36,000 in funds available (per person). 

The College’s portion of Yellow Ribbon funds may be in the form of a Lake Forest Grant, academic or talent scholarships provided by the College, including Presidential, Phi Theta Kappa, College of Lake County Scholarships, Art, Music, Theater, etc.

Eligible students must reapply each year (first-come, first-served basis) showing continued eligibility for funding.

In order to be considered for the Yellow Ribbon Program students must complete a FAFSA. 

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Federal and Private Sources
There are numerous sites that will help identify sources of funds for veterans and their spouses, children, grandchildren, etc. While we believe that the resources below are worthwhile, we do not guarantee the authenticity of the information or websites, and do not endorse the information or services offered. Deadlines and other dates are assumed to be valid annually.

By Branch

V.A. Programs

Other Resources