Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs/MIA/POW Scholarship

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. 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.


Award Amount Not reported
Number of Awards Not reported
Application Deadline Not reported
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency Illinois
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College Illinois
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Grants Section
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
Address 833 South Spring Street
City, State, Zip Springfield, IL 62794-9432
Telephone (217) 782-3564
Fax (217) 782-4161
Web Site Web site
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