Up to 12 grants are available to children and spouses of Vietnam Veterans who served between 1961 and 1972 and whose death was attributed to, or caused by exposure to toxic chemicals during the Vietnam conflict. The Veteran must have been a Missouri resident when first entering military service and at the time of death. The maximum annual grant amount is the least of: the actual tuition charged at the school where you are enrolled full-time, OR the amount of tuition charged to a Missouri undergraduate resident enrolled full-time in the same class level and in the same academic major as an applicant at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Download the Vietnam Veteran Survivor Grant Program Application here
Eligibility: To be eligible, you must:
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time (12 credit hours) undergraduate student at a participating Missouri postsecondary school. Students with disabilities may be considered full-time when enrolled in at least six credit hours.
- Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the school.
- Be a United States citizen permanent resident.
- Not be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity.
- Not have received a bachelor's degree, completed 150 semester credit hours, or received the award for 10 semesters, whichever occurs first.
Learn More: http://dhe.mo.gov/ppc/grants/vietnamveterans.php
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