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NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

Sponsored by: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

Applicants must have a parent who served in the United States Armed Forces during Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Vietnam or Korean Conflicts, World War I or II or as a Merchant Seaman during World War II. The parent must be or have been a resident of New York State and have died or suffered a disability of 40 percent or more as a result of service, been classified as missing in action or been a prisoner of war. Students with a parent who has received the expeditionary medal for participation in operations in Lebanon, Grenada or Panama and students born with spina bifida whose parent is a Vietnam Veteran are also eligible.


Application Deadline June 30
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Average $450

Contact Information

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255 United States

Phone: (888) 697-4372

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