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Tuition Assistance for Certain War Veterans' Children


Free tuition for South Carolina residents whose parent is a resident, wartime veteran, and meets one of these criteria; awarded Purple Heart or Congressional Medal of Honor; permanently and totally disabled by VA or killed as a result of military service; prisoner of war; or missing in action. Must be age 18-26 and enrolled or expecting to enroll full or part-time at a state supported two-year or four-year technical institution or university in South Carolina. Complete information and qualifications for this award are on web site

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 18 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 26 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of South Carolina
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in South Carolina
  • 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 Adm. Dorian Michelle Sease-Phillips
Free Tuition Coordinator
Tel: 803-647-2434
Fax: 803-647 ext. 2312 Address South Carolina Governor's Office, 1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 369
Columbia, SC 29201