Home
    Army Tuition Assistance
    Navy Tuition Assistance
    Air Force Tuition Assistance
    Marine Corps Tuition Assistance
    Coast Guard Tuition Assistance
 
    Veterans Affairs Resources
    Education Center Locations
    Military Education Benefits
    Colleges and Universities
    TA News and Articles
 
    About MilitaryTA.com
    Submit Information
    Submit Corrections / Updates
    Privacy Policy / Terms of Use
 
   When possible, we link to official sources of information.  There may be times that information has changed and we have not been made aware of the changes.  If you notice information which needs to be updated or removed, please let us know so we provide as accurate information as possible.

    MilitaryTA.com is not affiliated with the U.S. Military or U.S. Government and is a privately maintained resource to make finding Tuition Assistance information a little easier. 

 
Home > Military Education Benefits > Pennsylvania Educational Gratuity Program
 
Pennsylvania Educational Gratuity Program

Printer Friendly Page    Jul 17, 2013   

About: Provides financial assistance to children of honorably discharged Veterans who have service-connected disabilities and served during a period of war or armed conflict or children of Veterans who die or died in service during a period of war or armed conflict. Payment will not exceed $500.00 per term or semester per qualified child to each approved educational institution upon submission by that approved educational institution of proof of matriculation of the applicant. Educational gratuity payments are paid directly to the Educational Institution and may not be made for longer than 4 scholastic years.
 
Eligibility:
 
Veteran's eligibility criteria:
  • Died in service during a period of war or armed conflict or,
  • A Veteran who has an honorable discharge from the U.S. military
  • Served during established war service dates as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. **The following decorations can also be used to establish wartime service: Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal or Navy Expeditionary Medal
  • Veteran must have a 100% permanent and total service-connected disability rating by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
 
Child's eligibility criteria:
  • Must be between the ages of 16 and 23, living within the Commonwealth five years prior to application and must attend a school within the Commonwealth.
  • Applicant must have a financial need.

Learn More: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/veterans_benefits/11386/disabled_benefits/567417

View more: Pennsylvania Military Education Benefits or select another location to learn more about what is available.

 
Printer Friendly Page    Jul 17, 2013   

 
 
 
 
Updates to the content on this page:
If you notice information on this page that needs to be updated or know of something that needs to be added, please send us an email and let us know.