West Virginia State War Orphans Education


Jul 19, 2013

About: Provides at least $2,000 each fiscal year (1 July to 30 June) for attendance at a post-secondary or training institution to certain children of deceased Service members. 
 
Eligibility: Student must be at least sixteen and not more than twenty-five years of age, enrolled in a post-secondary education or training institution in this state and must be a child of a Veteran who served on active duty in the armed forces at some time during one of the following periods: World War I - April 6, 1917 to July 2, 1921, World War II - December 1, 1941 to December 31, 1946, Provided that if a Veteran was on active duty on December 31, 1946, continuous service before July 26, 1947 shall be considered wartime service for the purpose of this program, Korean War - June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955, Vietnam Era - August 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975, Kosovo - November 20, 1995 - December 31, 2000, Iraq - March 19, 2003 - Date to be determined. Afghanistan - October 7, 2001 - Date to be determined and killed in action or died due to disease or disability resulting from their war service. This includes children of Reservists called to active duty under Title 10 for the purpose of going into armed combat. [WV code 18-19-1 / WV code 18-19-2]
 
Learn More: http://www.veterans.wv.gov/Pages/WarOrphansApplicationforNEWApplicants.aspx
 
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