Department of Veterans Affairs Tuition Exemption

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.

Renewable if recipient maintains academic standards and full-time enrollment.


Deadline: None

Award type: Tuition Waiver

Award coverage: Full Tuition

Awarded anualy:
Unlimited awards:
Repay required:

Other criteria

Min. Age:
Max. Age:


Enrollment level: College Senior, Other Postgraduate-level Study, Master's-level Study, College Junior, College Freshman, College Sophomore

State: Louisiana

Military affiliation: Spouse Of Disabled Veteran, Child Of Disabled Veteran, Child Of Deceased Military Veteran, Disabled Veteran, Prisoner Of War (pow), Spouse Of Deceased Military Veteran, Missing In Action (mia)

Contact Information

Richard Blackwell
V.A. Regional Manager