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General Information

Name Awards for Children of Veterans
Number of Awards
Award Value $450
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until May 1
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Contact Information

Contact New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12255
Phone (888)697-4372

Scholarship Description

Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans were created to provide financial aid to students whose parent(s) served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified times of national emergency.

Who Is Eligible?

Students whose parent(s) served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified periods of war or national emergency and, as a result of service, either died, suffered a 40% or more disability, was classified as missing in action, or was a prisoner of war. The veteran must currently be a New York State resident or have been a New York State resident at the time of death.

Students whose parent(s) was the recipient of the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal, or the Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal for participation in operations in Lebanon, Grenada, or Panama.