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New York Film Academy Now Offers Education Benefits for Veterans   By PRWEB

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2013

Its no secret that Americas military service members have stories to tell. The New York Film Academy ( wants to help them do it on stage and screen through its enhanced programs and services offered to veterans using their veterans education benefits.

New York Film Academy (NYFA), an international film and acting school offers Conservatory, Associates, Bachelors and Masters Degree Programs, and is regarded as a Top Military Friendly School, with many programs approved for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, and is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. In many cases, the Post-9/11 GI Bill covers the full costs of programs for veterans and dependents. This benefit provides up to 36 months of education benefits, generally benefits are payable for 15 years following release from active duty. The Post-9/11 GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their GI Bill to dependents. The New York Film Academy also participates in the Yellow Ribbon program, which is an agreement with the VA to to share expenses for educational tuition and fees that exceed what is covered by the Post-9/11 Bill. This broadens the educational options for veterans, including the opportunity to pursue study in the performing arts as provided by New York Film Academy.