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Alabama G.I. Dependents' Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama GI and Dependents Educational Benefit Act
Alabama State Department of Veterans Affairs
R.S.A. Plaza Building, 770 Washington Avenue, Suite 470
Montgomery, AL 36104
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, stepchildren, spouse or un-remarried widow(er) of a veteran with service-related disabilities rated at 20 percent or more; whose parent/spouse died with such a rating; whose parent/spouse was a POW; whose parent/spouse was declared an MIA or whose parent/spouse died during active military service in the line of duty. The scholarship pays up to five years of full tuition at any Alabama state-supported institution of higher learning including mandatory textbooks. The scholarship also covers 18 months of technical training including mandatory textbooks at any Alabama state-supported technical school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.va.alabama.gov

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others
Sponsor: Department of Education - School Supports
The Townsend Building
401 Federal Street
Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901-3639
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who have been Delaware residents for at least three years prior to application. They must be the child of an armed forces member who died from a service-related cause, is/was a prisoner of war or has been declared missing in action; a state police officer whose death was service-related or a Department of Transportation employee who worked on the state highway system whose death was job-related. Applicants must be 16 to 24 years of age. Priority is given to students attending a Delaware public college, followed by students attending Delaware private colleges and those attending out-of-state institutions. Those attending private or out-of-state colleges must pursue majors that are not offered by Delaware public colleges.

Amount: Full tuition and fees
Deadline: 6-8 weeks prior to the start of classes
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/page/316

Guy M. Wilson Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Michigan
212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
Lansing, MI 48915
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Michigan who are planning to attend a Michigan college or university and who are the sons or daughters or grandchildren of veterans. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must provide proof of a parent's military service record and an indication of their abilities to fulfill their goals and intentions. They should send scholarship information to their county district committee person.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michiganlegion.org

MIA/POW Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
Attn.: MIA/POW Scholarship Program
833 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62794
Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of veterans who reside in the State of Illinois at the time of entry into Active duty and who meet one of five criteria. Students must provide proof of registration or acceptance letter to college or university. Selection is based on overall strength of application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Year-round
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.state.il.us/agency/dva

Mississippi Educational Assistance for MIA/POW Dependents
Sponsor: Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board
P.O. Box 5947
Pearl, MS 39288-5947
Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of armed service members from or stationed in Mississippi who have been prisoners of war or missing in action. The scholarship will pay tuition for up to eight semesters at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from Mississippi Veterans Affairs offices.
Website: http://myarmybenefits.us.army.mil/Home/Benefit_Library/State__Territory_Benefits/Mississippi.html

NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans
Sponsor: NYS Higher Education Services Corporation
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must be New York residents and must have been living in New York at the time of Armed Forces service. Applicants are eligible for the award if their parent(s) were killed during a period of war or national emergency, if they were reported missing, taken as a Prisoner of War, or suffered 40% disability as a result of service.

Amount: $450
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/

Peter Connacher Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion
1500 Valley River Drive
Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Eligibility: Applicants must provide proof of POW status and POW's discharge papers from the military, along with stating the relationship of the applicant to the POW. Students must fill out the FAFSA. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application, with preference given to residents of Oregon; financial need may be taken into account.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx

Reduced Tuition - Dependents of Prisoner of War or Those Missing in Action
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must be children or spouses of veterans who were declared POW or MIA. Applicants must confirm that the parent/spouse who is declared POW or MIA must have official residency listed as South Dakota and declaration of POW or MIA status must be made by United States Secretary of Defense. Benefits may be received for up to eight semesters or twelve quarters.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

South Carolina Tuition Program for Children of Certain War Veterans
Sponsor: South Carolina Division of Veterans' Affairs
VA Regional Office
6437 Garners Ferry Road
Suite 1126
Columbia, SC 29209
Eligibility: Veterans must have been killed, injured, taken prisoner, pronounced missing in action or awarded the Purple Heart or Congressional Medal of Honor. Students must attend a state-supported college, university or technical school in South Carolina. Applicants must be 26 years old or younger.

Amount: Full tuition waiver
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://va.sc.gov/

William D. and Jewell Brewer Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Michigan
212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
Lansing, MI 48915
Eligibility: Applicants must be sons, daughters or grandchildren of war-time veterans, residents of Michigan, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to attend a college or university. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic standing and applicants' goals. Applicants must also provide proof of a parent's military service record. They should send scholarship information to the county district committee person.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michiganlegion.org