Applicant must be the dependent of a disabled veteran (child or stepchild under age 26) or spouse or non-remarried widow(er) who is enrolled in a state-supported institution in Alabama. The veteran must have honorably served at least 90 days of continuous active federal military service, be rated 20% or more disabled due to service-connected disabilities or have held the qualifying rating at the time of death, or be a former prisoner of war, declared missing in action, or have died as the result of a service-connected disability or in the line of duty while on active duty. The veteran must have been a permanent civilian resident of the state of Alabama for at least one year immediately prior to initial entry into active military service or any subsequent period of military service in which a break in service occurred and civilian residency was established. Dependents of permanently disabled service-connected veterans rated at 100% may also qualify after the veteran has established at least five years of permanent residency in Alabama.
plus books and lab fees
Renewable for 12 quarters or eight semesters.
Award type: Scholarship
Award coverage: Full Tuition
Enrollment level: High School Senior, Master's-level Study, College Freshman, College Senior, College Junior, Doctoral-level Study, College Sophomore
Military affiliation: Deceased Veteran, Disabled Veteran, Missing In Action (mia), Prisoner Of War (pow)
Department of Veterans Affairs United States
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 36102 United States
Phone: (334) 242-5077
Fax: (334) 242-5102