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War Orphans Educational Aid

The War Orphans Educational Aid is a Grant sponsored by Iowa Program for War Orphans, Veterans Affairs Division.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Maximum: $600
Application Deadline: None
Requirements: Applicant must be a child of a man or woman who died in active federal military service while serving in the armed forces or during active federal military service in the Iowa national guard, or other military components of the U.S. or as a result of service during World War I, World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, Persian Gulf Conflict, or other specified conflict service; contact Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs for qualifying dates of service. Applicant must have lived in Iowa for at least two years and attend an institution in Iowa. Applicant must submit an application, birth certificate, and death certificate for deceased parent.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study, Other

Sponsorship provided by:

Iowa Program for War Orphans, Veterans Affairs Division
Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs, 700 N.W. Beaver Drive, Camp Dodge #A6A
Johnston, IA 50131-1902
Phone Number: 515 242 5331
Fax Number: 515 242 5659

You can find out more by contacting:

Brian B. Bales
Executive Director

One may find it helpful to investigate the latest information on the grant. The best shot of obtaining money can be attained by first understanding the qualifications and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the driving force for the Iowa Program for War Orphans, Veterans Affairs Division and what they hope to achieve with the War Orphans Educational Aid. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, figure out if you have any likelihood to receive the grant. If you think that there is a good chance of actually being awarded the War Orphans Educational Aid, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

A vital aspect of working toward obtaining the grant is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out, but take the time to make sure that your work was done properly and in its entirety. Avoid mistakes that might make you be bumped because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the War Orphans Educational Aid chooses a winner and makes payment of any funds in order to know whether or not it is possible to count on the grant to assist with any bills associated with your education and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions in what can be paid with the War Orphans Educational Aid. Recently it has become more burdensome to take care of all of your financial needs, and having the additional resources of the War Orphans Educational Aid to help with your financial aid can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the War Orphans Educational Aid, try not to be upset, you can find different grants and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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