In addition to federal programs such as the GI Bill, there are veterans’ benefits programs provided by the states to help you with your education. The following are the Alaska veterans’ benefits programs for education in 2018.
Free Tuition for Surviving Spouse or Dependent
The surviving spouse or dependent of a military member who died in the line of duty or who was listed by the DOD as a POW is entitled to a waiver of undergraduate tuition and fees at the University of Alaska.
RELATED: Scholarships for Gold Star Families
Alaska National Guard
National Guard members may receive up to 100% tuition assistance at a University of Alaska system school.
Resident tuition is available at any University of Alaska System school for active-duty military personnel or members of the National Guard, or their spouses or dependent children.
Qualifying students must move to and remain domiciled in the State of Alaska during their course of study.
For more information regarding Alaska veterans benefits, please visit – Alaska State Office of Veteran Affairs website
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