Yellow Ribbon Program
Hinds Community College is now participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program for military veterans, beginning in fall 2013.

The program allows a scholarship from Hinds to cover out-of-state fees for veterans whose military benefits do not cover all the tuition and fees at the college.

“Our college is proud to be a part of the Veterans Administration ‘Yellow Ribbon Program’ to assist Hinds out-of-state veterans in paying for the out-of-state tuition and fees,” said Dr. Barbara Blankenship, district dean of students.

Hinds Community College has a full-time employee handling veterans affairs at the college. Ryan Braswell, coordinator of Veterans Affairs, can be reached at 601.857.3226 or at

The Post-911 GI bill already covers in-state tuition and fees for military veterans. The VA is matching Hinds Community College’s contribution in order to ensure the military veteran doesn’t have to pay.

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