Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption
Sponsored by: State of Louisiana, Department of Veterans Affairs
Applicant must be a child (16 to 25 years of age) or surviving spouse (who has not remarried) of a deceased member of the U.S. armed forces who died in service in the line of duty or from a wartime service-connected disability after discharge, a 90% disabled member or 100% disabled member, including 100% due to individual unemployability, (rated by the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs), a POW, or MIA. The deceased war veteran must have been a Louisiana resident for at least two years prior to child's enrollment in school. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at a Louisiana state-supported college, university, or trade/vocational school.
|Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest||Tuition Waiver|
|Number of Applications||100|
|Award Coverage||Full Tuition|
|Awarded every year?||yes|
Renewable if recipient maintains academic standards and full-time enrollment.
|Must be repaid?||no|
|Required to attend a specific school?||no|