Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Copy of veteran's discharge and death certificate
  • Checkmark Application Form
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Children of Deceased Veterans Scholarship

Description

This scholarship applies to matricular fees, board and room rent, and books and supplies for the use and benefit of the children of: (1) those persons who were residents of New Mexico at the time of entry into military service and who entered the military service of the United States during World War I or II, or during any action in which the military forces of the United States are engaged in armed conflict, and who were killed in action or died of another cause during the conflict or as a result of such military service; (2) deceased members of the New Mexico national guard who were killed while on active duty in the service of the state after having been called to active duty by the governor; and (3) deceased members of the New Mexico state police who were killed while on active duty in the service of the state. Eligible children may be admitted to state educational institutions free of tuition. Not more than $300 shall be paid, in addition to the free tuition, for any child for one year.

Amount Details

$300
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 16 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 26 years old
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of New Jersey
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New Mexico
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Copy of veteran's discharge and death certificate
  • Checkmark Application Form
Contact
Scholarship Contact
vet.benefits@state.nm.us
Tel: 505-827-6300 Address Main State Benefits Office
407 Galisteo St., Rm. 134
Santa Fe, NM 87501