Fry Scholarship

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Benefit Information

How to Apply / Use Benefits

  1. Apply:
  2. Provide benefit documentation to Laurel Ridge Veteran Center:
    • Certificate of Eligibility, or
    • Ebenefits screen shot showing full benefit information
  3. Submit Laurel Ridge VA certification request form
    • This form is required each semester
  4. Meet with Laurel Ridge Veteran Academic Advisor
  5. Enroll in courses required for VA approved degree/certificate
  6. Pay balance not covered by Post 9/11
  7. Student must verify enrollment with VA each month


  • To receive full BAH every day of semester, enroll as a full-time student and 1 in person course.
    • Full time = 12+ credit hours (based on 14 week session)
    • Summer = 7-8 credit hours
    • All online courses = lower BAH
    • Verify your enrollment with Laurel Ridge Veteran Services
  • BAH rate is based on campus zip code for in person class(es)
  • If enrolled at multiple campuses, BAH rate will be campus with equal or majority of in person credits.
  • 100% eligible recipients receive 100% of calculated BAH
  • BAH is deposited 1st day of month into student’s personal bank account for prior month’s attendance days

For more information, visit GI Bill® Comparison Tool

Tuition and Fees

  • In-state tuition and fees will be paid by VA directly to Laurel Ridge approximately 3 weeks after drop period.
  • If VA is late in payment, Laurel Ridge will wait and not penalize student for 90 days
  • Less than 100% eligibility recipients are responsible for balance
  • Reductions in enrollment may cause a tuition debt to student


  • Book stipend is paid to student approx. 10 days prior to session.
  • Book stipend is $41.67 credit/hour for maximum of $1000/academic year


Laurel Ridge Veterans Services