Sponsored by: Alabama GI and Dependents Educational Benefit Act
Applicant must be the dependent of a disabled veteran (child or stepchild under age 26) or spouse or non-remarried widow(er) who is enrolled in a state-supported institution in Alabama. The veteran must have honorably served at least 90 days of continuous active federal military service, be rated 20% or more disabled due to service-connected disabilities or have held the qualifying rating at the time of death, or be a former prisoner of war, declared missing in action, or have died as the result of a service-connected disability or in the line of duty while on active duty. The veteran must have been a permanent civilian resident of the state of Alabama for at least one year immediately prior to initial entry into active military service or any subsequent period of military service in which a break in service occurred and civilian residency was established. Dependents of permanently disabled service-connected veterans rated at 100% may also qualify after the veteran has established at least five years of permanent residency in Alabama.
|Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest||Scholarship|
|Number of Applications||1501|
|Award Coverage||Full Tuition<br >plus books and lab fees|
|Awarded every year?||yes|
Renewable for 12 quarters or eight semesters.
|Must be repaid?||no|
|Required to attend a specific school?||no|
Department of Veterans Affairs
Alabama GI and Dependents Educational Benefit Act
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