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 Information

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

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
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

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Grants Section
Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
Address
833 South Spring Street
City, State, Zip
Springfield, IL , 62794-9432
Telephone
(217) 782-3564
E-mail
 
Website
Website

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