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Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)-VA


Learn about the SurvivorsÔÇÖ and DependentsÔÇÖ Educational Assistance (DEA) program. If youÔÇÖre the child or spouse of a Veteran or service member who has died, is captured or missing, or has disabilities, you may be able to get help paying for school or job training through the DEA programÔÇöalso called Chapter 35. The mode of submission may be though the online application or by mail. The VA Form 22-5490 can be mailed to the regional processing office for your state. In filling out the application, applicant must provide Social Security number, Military history, Basic information about the school or training facility you want to attend, Bank account direct deposit information, Education history. Kindly visit the scholarship website for the current payment rates and for more information.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 18 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 26 years old
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • 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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What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - VA Form 22-5490
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