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Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College Joins Department of Veterans’ Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program to Help Student Veterans Become Nurses

  • 4 August 2016
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Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College Joins Department of Veterans’ Affairs  Yellow Ribbon Program to Help Student Veterans Become Nurses

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is now affiliated with the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program, a voluntary fund-matching partnership with degree-granting universities and colleges. The Yellow Ribbon Program provides assistance toward the education of veterans (or their dependents under a Transfer Entitlement) to help students with out-of-pocket tuition and fees not covered by the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill.

 

Participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program is part of Goldfarb School of Nursing’s effort to recruit and strengthen its commitment to help the school’s veteran student population to pursue nursing careers. This particular program will allow student veterans to pursue their nursing education with fewer financial constraints. The Best Colleges ranked nursing as the third best degree for veterans.

 

“We are honored to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program,” says Adam Colvin, financial aid compliance specialists at Goldfarb. “The job market for nurses continues to grow, and by minimizing costs for veterans and their family members, we are able to make their dream a reality and help fund some of their education. This is truly a win-win situation for everyone.”

 

Goldfarb School of Nursing is participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program up to the $5,000 level. Eligible veterans will be able to receive institutional-based aid up to $5,000 with the Department of Veteran Affairs matching those funds. 

 

For more information about the Yellow Ribbon Program, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ website for a full listing of information (including FAQs), or contact Adam Colvin from Goldfarb School of Nursing at (314) 362-9157 or acolvin@bjc.org.


Media Contact:
Angela Trower
314-286-0377
atrower@bjc.org

 

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About Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College


With a legacy beginning in 1902, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is an independent single-purpose college with a strong tradition of educating health care professionals in St. Louis. It is located on the campus of Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, with a site at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.


Goldfarb School of Nursing has nationally recognized educational facilities with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and sophisticated Clinical Simulation Institute labs with patient simulation mannequins and exam rooms that provide high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences.  The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Higher Education Commission.


To learn more about Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, visit www.BarnesJewishCollege.edu

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