Chapter 35 Survivors & Dependents Assistance

Dependents’ Educational Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who have received a 100 percent service-related disability or who are deceased.

The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeships and on-the-job training. Spouses may use the benefits for correspondence courses.

For eligibility information and application instructions, please visit the VA GI Bill® website.

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