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Missouri Vietnam Veterans Survivor Grant Program

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December 31, 2017

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Vietnam Veterans Survivor Grant Program is for children and spouses of Vietnam veterans who served between 1961 and 1972 and whose deaths were attributed to, or caused by, exposure to toxic chemicals during the Vietnam conflict. The veteran must have been a Missouri resident when first entering the military service and at the time of death.

    Eligibility:
    -Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time (12 credit hours) undergraduate student at a participating Missouri post-secondary school. Students with disabilities are considered full-time when enrolled in at least six credit hours
    -Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the school
    -Be a United States citizen or permanent resident
    -Cannot be pursuing a degree or certificate in theology or divinity
    -Has not received a bachelor's degree, completed 150 semester credit hours, or received the award for 10 semesters, whichever occurs first

    If you are a dependent child, you will remain eligible through the semester in which you turn 25 if you have not already reached the limitations described in the last bullet above. If you are a spouse, you will remain eligible through the semester in which the fifth anniversary of the veteran's death occurs if you have not already reached the limitations described in the last bullet above.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Missouri Dept of Higher Education
  • Attn: Vietnam Veteran Survivor Grant
  • P.O. Box 1469
  • Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469

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