Scholarships for Children of Disabled, MIA/POW or KIA Veterans

Jul 18, 2013

About: In appreciation for the service and sacrifices of North Carolina's war Veterans, a four-year scholarship program at approved schools in North Carolina has been established for the qualifying natural or adopted (before age 15) children of certain class categories of deceased, disabled, combat or POW/MIA Veterans. Click this link to view the approved schools list.
Eligibility: To qualify, the applicant must:
  • At time of application, applicant must be under age 25, domiciled, and resident of North Carolina.
  • Veteran parent was a legal resident of North Carolina at time of said Veteran's entrance into that period of service in the armed forces during which eligibility is established. OR
  • The applicant, of an eligible Veteran, is the natural child or adopted child prior to age 15, who was born in North Carolina and has been a resident of North Carolina continuously since birth.
For additional information refer to the classes chart giving a synopsis of the scholarships offered and NC General Statute Chapter 165, Article 4. For details and to see if the North Carolina school you have chosen is approved, consult a local Veteran Service Officer (VSO) or write to the Assistant Secretary for Veterans Affairs, North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs, 1315 Mail Service Center, Albemarle Building, Suite 1065, Raleigh, NC 27699-1315.
Learn More:
View more: North Carolina Military Education Benefits or select another location to learn more about what is available.

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