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Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption

The Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption is a Tuition Waiver sponsored by State of Louisiana, Department of Veterans Affairs.

Award Information:

Amount of Tuition Waiver: Full Tuition
Application Deadline: 30 days prior to registration
Requirements: 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.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Other postgraduate-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

State of Louisiana, Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 94095
Capitol Station, LA 70804-9095
USA
Phone Number: 225 922 0500
Fax Number: 225 922 0511

You can find out more by contacting:

Richard Blackwell
V.A. Regional Manager

You should always spend time looking into available information on the tuition waiver. Your best chance of obtaining money comes from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to be aware of the reason for involvement of the State of Louisiana, Department of Veterans Affairs and their reason for offering the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption. If you meet the requirements, make sure there is a reasonable chance of being awarded the tuition waiver. If you think that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption, then you should use your time.

A vital aspect of applying for the tuition waiver is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are long and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out correctly. You don't want to get passed over on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption confers the award and makes payment of the money so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the tuition waiver to assist with any bills associated with your education and how it will help you out, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to handle the expenses associated with school, and obtaining the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption to help with your financial aid is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption, keep at it, you might find new tuition waivers and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015

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