Tuition Waiver

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Scholarship Description

A waiver of tuition is and education benefit provided by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in recognition of military service of Kentucky veterans. The tuition waiver is provided for children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses, and unremarried widows & widowers. An approved tuition waiver means a student may attend any two-year, four-year schools or vocational-technical schools that are operated and funded by the Kentucky Department of Education.

You may qualify if one of the following is true of the veteran:

  • Died on active duty.
  • Died as a direct result of a service-connected disability as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • 100% service-connected disabled.
  • Totally disabled (non-service connected) with wartime service.
  • Upon the death of any veteran who served during a wartime period.

Appropriate Documentation to be attached to the application (if not attached application will be deferred):

  • A. Birth Certificate
  • B. Marriage Certificate
  • C. Disability Award Letter
  • D. If the veteran is deceased please include a copy of the Death Certificate
  • E. DD 214 (Veterans Discharge Papers)

Please click “apply online” for more details on eligibility and how to apply.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Driver’s license required

How To Apply

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Donor: Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs

The department includes veterans’ nursing homes, cemeteries, counseling, and a homeless veterans program. Assists veterans and their dependents in the presentation, proof, and establishment of all claims, privileges, rights, and other veteran benefits.