Hill College

Employment   Preference Programs

Veteran's   Employment Preference Information

An   eligible veteran, surviving spouse of a veteran or an orphan of a veteran is   entitled to preference in the selection process over other applicants who do   not have greater qualifications. Additional   information and definitions can be viewed at: VETERAN'S   EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCES.

Veteran
  An individual who served in the military for not less than 90 consecutive days   during a national emergency declared in accordance with federal law or was   discharged from military service for an established service-connected   disability; was honorably discharged from military service; and is competent.

Surviving Spouse of a Veteran
  A person who is the spouse of a veteran who was killed while on active duty; veteran   served in the military for not less than 90 consecutive days during a   national emergency; the spouse has not remarried, and is competent.

Orphan of a Veteran
  A person who is the child of a   veteran who was killed while on active duty; veteran served in the military   for not less than 90 consecutive days during a national emergency; and is   competent.

 Employment Preference for Former Foster Youth

An   eligible former foster youth is entitled to preference in the selection   process over other applicants who do not have greater qualifications. Additional information and definitions can be viewed at: Department   of Family and Protective Services.

You must meet the following to qualify:

1. You were a foster youth under the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services on the day before your 18th birthday and

2. You have not reached your 26th birthday