Skip Navigation LinksHome > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by State > Maine Scholarships > Maine Veterans Dependents Educational Benefits

Maine Veterans Dependents Educational Benefits

The Veterans Dependents Benefits Program is administered by the Bureau of Maine Veterans' Services under the provisions of MRSA 37-B, Chapter 7, Section 505(2).


Qualifying dependents are eligible for tuition waiver benefits as defined in Title 37B, Chapter 7, Section 505(2) of the State of Maine Statutes. Dependents under this program must attend a State of Maine state-supported postsecondary vocational school or institution of collegiate grade.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. "Child" means a child whose mother or father is or was a veteran and the child:
a. Is at least 16 years of age;
b. Has graduated from high school; and
c. Enrolled in a degree program prior to turning age 22 and has not reached the
age of 26 at the time of application.

NOTE: The exception to this age limit is if the child is between the ages of 22-25 and had been unable to enroll in a degree program before the age of 22 due to service in the United States Armed Forces, then the child of the veteran may apply for this benefit until he/she reaches age 26.

Details pertaining to program requirements, information and application may be obtained by visiting:
http://www.maine.gov/dvem/bvs/educational_benefits.htm

Don't Go, There's More!!

View all the details and perhaps even apply for this scholarship. Not only that, but you will find even more scholarship opportunities and financial information along the way.
Register or log in by selecting the appropriate button below.
  

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Some High Schools Allow Students to Opt Out of Lunch for More Class Time

by Suada Kolovic

Today's high school students have to face some serious obstacles when applying to college. With ballooning numbers of applications and fierce competition, educators and college counselors have long sung the praises of AP courses to stand out but for those students looking for an even bigger leg up on the competition, some high schools are allowing students to skip lunch in order to take [...]

SOTW: A Voice for Animals Contest

by Suada Kolovic

The Humane Education Network is pleased to announce its Annual “A Voice for Animals Contest" high school contest with prizes totaling $6,000 across several categories including video, essay and blogs. This year the contest concentrates on active involvement in projects which strive to mitigate that suffering of animals. Only entrants in the 14-15 year old section of the competition [...]

CBS Announces Top 25 Colleges with the Best Professors

by Suada Kolovic

There are myriad reasons to attend a particular university - from prestige and academics to athletics and diversity. But if you're in search for the universities with the top rated professors, CBS Money Watch has created the ultimate list for you. To compile the list, CBS relied on data from the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, which referenced information from [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed