USAF Veteran Needs Tuition Assistance

I am a 59 year old Disabled United States Air Force Veteran, and I am an Honor Student who is a Senior at New Mexico State University. I am double-majoring in Studio Art and Creative Writing. I am working towards establishing a new path for myself and my wife as Artists. My website is JP Colin Design .

While I have received scholarship assistance as a student with a 4.0 GPA, it is not enough to pay all the costs associated with being a full-time student and working on developing a career as an Artist.

I worked in the USAF as a Cryptolinguistic Specialist and Intelligence Analyst at the National Security Agency. I saw and did many things that caused me injury. I was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by the Veterans Administration, and after a long appeals process, I was awarded modest disability benefits. My wife suffers from severe Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic Features, and I am her caregiver.

What I am trying to do is to work towards reestablishing myself in the broader world. Working as an Artist has given me a kind of healing I never dreamed possible before. Going back to school and obtaining the appropriate degrees is important to establishing myself as a competent and serious professional, world-class Artist. Even though I am a senior I have approximate two years of study remaining. My will is good. My skills are great. But, I need to work in school and as a new Artist to make my work as masterful as humanly possible.

I really only need help to pay for tuition and the equipment and supplies necessary to complete my education. My primary focus is on Photography and Sculpture, and I believe I have the potential to be an exceptional, World-Class Artist with the right tools and continued training. I am asking for enough money to cover the entire cost above what I receive in scholarship and other assistance. After that, I will take the world by storm and I will thank each and every person that assists for the rest of my life via the gift of Art to the world.

Here are my Social Media accounts to learn more about me:

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Jeffrey Colin 
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Las Cruces, NM
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