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Location:UH Mānoa Campus, QLC 411

Presentation by Kenith Scott, UH Manoa Nursing Student Veteran Advisor

The Post 9/11 GI Bill was passed in 2008 and is currently the most utilized VA education benefit. Many students using the post 9/11 GI Bill do not understand how the benefit works, which could lead them to be frustrated with VA certifying officials, academic advisors, their university, and the Department of Veteran Affairs. Understanding how the benefit works will save you time, money, and unnecessary stress. How does the benefit work? Where does your paper work go? And, who is eligible? These are just some of the questions that I will go over to help you become a GI BILL NINJA.

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: UH Manoa Campus, QLC 411

Cost: No cost to attend. Open to student veterans, faculty, staff and guests.

RSVP Deadline: Online below by Friday, January 13, 2017

Contact: Kenith Scott, UH Manoa Nursing Student Veteran Advisor, (808) 956-3793 or kenith@hawaii.edu

Disability Access: Persons with disability-related access needs are invited to contact Kenith Scott at (808) 956-3793 or kenith@hawaii.edu by January 13, 2017.

Veterans to Nursing

The Veteran to BSN Program is designed to facilitate veteran student success in the nursing program from admission to graduation and beyond. The program aims to increase the number of BS prepared nurses in Hawaii, improve employment opportunities for veterans, and provide support services. This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under UF1HP26981 Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Veterans’ Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for $1,050,000. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

 

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