Oregon Governor Signs Bill to Aid to National Guard

The Oregon National Guard will receive state tuition assistance with the signing of House Bill 4035. Governor Kate Brown, signed the bill during a ceremony at Kingsley Field, Air National Guard Base Saturday.

According to an Oregon Military Department press release, the bill, passed by the Oregon Legislature on March 3, authorizes state tuition assistance for service members in the Oregon National Guard. It qualifies them to receive state-funded tuition assistance towards degrees at Oregon public universities and community colleges. The Higher Education Coordinating Commission will administer the grant program, scheduled to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year.

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