MIA/POW Scholarship

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💰 Amount Varies
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Scholarship Description

Any spouse, natural child, adopted child, or any step child of a veteran. Child must attend school prior to 26th birthday. No age limit for spouse. Veteran must be MIA, POW, died as the result of service connected disability determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs or is 100% service connected disabled permanent and total established by the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Veteran must have been an Illinois resident at time of entry into service, or became an Illinois resident within 6 months after entering service, or been an Illinois resident for 15 continuous years at time of application. Scholarship is equivalent to four full years of college, including summer terms. Based on a point system with 120 points as the maximum. Applicant has 12 years to utilize scholarship from the date they begin using it.

Eligibility Requirements

  • For residents of the following states: Illinois
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply

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Donor: Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs

The mission of the organization is to assist veterans and their dependents and survivors in obtaining the benefits they are entitled to under the laws of the United States, and the State of Illinois or any other governmental agency.