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The Yellow Ribbon Program Helps Veterans Financially  

Both the Department of the United States Veteran Affairs (VA) and Mercy College of Health Science have agreed to provide addditonal financial assistance to those who are serving this country.

The school contribution amount is $1,500 per student/per year and the VA will match this same amount/per year.

This program is only available to individuals who:

  • have served an aggregate period of active duty after September 10, 2001, of at least 36 months;
  • were honorably discharged from active duty for a service connected disability and you served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001;
  • are a dependent eligible for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill based on a veteran’s service under the eligibility criteria listed above.

For more detailed information visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website at Yellow Ribbon Program.

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For additional information contact:
Carolyn Bucklin
Local (515) 643-6715
Fax (515) 643-6702
Toll Free (800) 637-2994, ext 3-6715
Office Hours 8 am- 4:30 pm



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