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California Fee Waiver Program for Children of Veterans
Sponsor: California Department of Veterans Affairs
1227 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, spouses, unmarried surviving spouses or registered domestic partners of veterans who are deceased or totally disabled due to service-related causes. The veteran must have served during a qualifying war period, and the child must be under 27 years of age (30 if the child is a veteran). There is no age limit for spouses or domestic partners. Children of veterans who have a service-connected disability, had one at the time of death or died of service-related causes may qualify if their income is at or below the national poverty level. In this case, there is no age limit.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Exemption from Tuition Fees for Dependents of Kentucky Veterans
Sponsor: Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
Attn.: Tuition Waiver Coordinator
321 West Main Street
Suite 390
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility: Applicants must be children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses or unremarried widows or widowers of qualifying Kentucky veterans. The veteran must have died on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, be 100 percent disabled from service, be totally disabled with wartime service or be deceased and have served during wartime. Children of veterans must be 26 years of age or younger.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, birth or marriage certificate, veteran's discharge certificate, death certificate or disability award letter and evidence of Kentucky residency are required.

Louisiana Veterans State Aid Program
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095
Eligibility: Applicants must be children or surviving spouses of United States Armed Forces veterans who died or became at least 90 percent disabled in service or from a service-connected disability incurred during wartime. Deceased veterans must have been a Louisiana resident for at least 12 months before entering the service, and disabled veterans must have lived in the state at least 24 months prior to the dependent's admission into the program. Spouses must use the program within 10 years of establishing eligibility, and children must be between 16 and 25 years of age.

Amount: Full tuition and fees
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your Parish Veterans Service Office.

Military Enhanced Recognition Incentive and Tribute (MERIT) Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Military personnel must have been injured on or after August 2, 1990, and they must have been New York state residents at the time of the injury.

Amount: Up to full tuition plus living expenses
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.

NDVA Waiver of Tuition
Sponsor: Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
State Service Office
3800 Village Drive
P.O. Box 85816
Lincoln, NE 68501-5816
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, stepchildren, spouses or widows of veterans who died of a service-connected injury or illness, became totally and permanently disabled as a result of military service or was classified as MIA or POW during armed conflict after August 4th, 1964. They must be Nebraska residents and attend a state college, university or community college.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Prior to the start of any term
How to apply: Applications are available from your County Veterans Service Officer.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program, Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Eligibility: Applicants must be honorably-discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans who have graduated high school (or obtained a GED) and who have served in the U.S. military. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational school the following fall. Award will increase with renewal to encourage completion of program.

Amount: Up to $7,000
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.