In some instances, spouses and dependents of veterans can utilize GI Bill® benefits for their own education. This information will help you learn more about options available and see if you or someone in your family may qualify.
The Children of Veterans Tuition Grant provides undergraduate tuition assistance to the child of a veteran who died while on active federal duty or who has been awarded a total and permanent disability rating from VA. The grant is administered by the Michigan Department of Treasury. Call 888-447-2687 for more information.
DEA provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeships, on-the-job training, and even correspondence courses. If you are a spouse, you may take a correspondence course. Remedial, deficiency and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.
Folds of Honor supports the education of spouses and children of our disabled or deceased service members. This support includes private schools, approved tutoring services for school-aged children, and post-secondary scholarships for spouses or college-aged dependent children.
The Fisher House Heroes' Legacy Scholarships program honors all who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001. The program is open to children of deceased or permanently disabled veterans with specific application criteria.