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Hinds CC a part of ‘Yellow Ribbon’ program to help fund veterans’ education

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 ryan.braswell@hindscc.edu.

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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