NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

Applicants must have a parent who served in the United States Armed Forces during Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Vietnam or Korean Conflicts, World War I or II or as a Merchant Seaman during World War II. The parent must be or have been a resident of New York State and have died or suffered a disability of 40 percent or more as a result of service, been classified as missing in action or been a prisoner of war. Students with a parent who has received the expeditionary medal for participation in operations in Lebanon, Grenada or Panama and students born with spina bifida whose parent is a Vietnam Veteran are also eligible.


Deadline: June 30

Award type: Scholarship

Max. award:
Awarded anualy:
Unlimited awards:
Repay required:


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

State: New York

Military affiliation: Child Of Disabled Veteran, Child Of Blind Veteran

Contact Information

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12255 United States
Phone: (888) 697-4372