Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

The State of Delaware provides educational benefits for the children of deceased veterans of the military services of the United States, military service personnel held as a prisoner of war and military service personnel officially declared to be missing in action. Eligibility:-Applicant must have been a resident of the state of Delaware for 3 or more consecutive years prior to the date of application-If the parent is a member of the armed forces, the parent must have been a resident of Delaware at the time of death or declaration of missing in action/prisoner of war status-Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen-Applicant must be a child of one of the following: member of the armed forces whose cause of death was service-related, held a prisoner of war, or is officially declared missing in action; a state police officer whose cause of death was service-related; state employee of the Department of Transportation routinely employed in job-related activities upon the state highway system whose death was job-related Priority Sequence of Awards:-Public college in Delaware-Private college in Delaware, if the program is not offered at a public college-Out-of-state public or private college, if there is no institution in Delaware offering that program of study Applications are due 6-8 weeks before the start of classes and it is renewable up to four years. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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