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POW-MIA Tuition Benefit Program

Description

Free undergraduate college tuition provided to any child born or adopted before or during the period of time his or her parent was officially declared a prisoner of war or person missing in action after January 1, 1960. The POW-MIA must have been a New Jersey resident at the time he or she entered the service. Child of veteran must attend either a public or private institution in New Jersey. A copy of DD 1300 must be furnished with the application. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of New Jersey
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New Jersey
  • Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service

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Contact Patricia Richter
Veterans Service Officer
patty.richter@dmava.nj.gov
Tel: 609-530-6854
Fax: 609-530-6970 Address PO Box 340
Trenton, NJ 08625-0340