Carnegie Mellon University

Financial Aid for Tepper School Veterans

The Tepper School is a Yellow Ribbon Participant

Veterans must have 100 percent Post 9/11 GI Bill eligibility and not be on active duty in order to participate. Please send a copy of your certificate of eligibility to, in addition to the copy you are required to submit to the CMU VA Certifying Official. The Tepper School assists up to 30 eligible veteran students through our Yellow Ribbon Matching Funds Scholarship

Under our participation level in the Yellow Ribbon program, the Tepper School covers 50 percent of the "gap" between allowable costs and Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits for eligible students, not to exceed $15,000 for up to 30 students through the Tepper School of Business Yellow Ribbon Matching Funds Scholarship.

Please note: The Tepper School’s level of participation in the Yellow Ribbon matching funds may vary annually. Please email for the most up-to-date information.

What About Other VA Education Benefits?

Contact the Carnegie Mellon University VA Certifying Official or visit Carnegie Mellon's HUB website.

General Financial Aid Information for Veterans

These sources provide more information for veterans seeking financial aid:

Carnegie Mellon University's Certification of VA Benefits

Do you have questions about Carnegie Mellon University’s Certification of VA Benefits, including Yellow Ribbon? 

Email for more information about:

  • Amount certified
  • When certified
  • When payment is expected on the student account
  • Housing allowance questions

Contact the VA Certifying Official at for discrepancies such as:

  • Amount credited to student account is different than expected amount
  • Penalty fees applied to student account for VA amounts owed while waiting for VA payments
  • VA payments applied for but not received, etc.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

CMU's HUB provides more answers to frequently asked questions about VA education benefits.