Louisiana Veterans’ Benefits 2018

 In addition to federal programs such as the GI Bill, there are veterans benefits programs provided by the states.  The following are the Louisiana veterans’ benefits programs for education in 2018.

Louisiana Title 29 Dependents Educational Assistance

Louisiana offers education assistance to surviving spouses of deceased veterans as well as children of 90 percent or greater disabled veterans  and children of 100 percent disabled and unemployable veterans.

Related: Scholarships for Gold Star Families

Related: Scholarships for Military Spouses

The deceased veteran must have been a resident of the State of Louisiana for at least 12 months immediately preceding entry into service.

The living veteran must have lived in the state for at least 24 months prior to the child being admitted into the program.

The surviving spouse has 10 years to use the benefit; the child must be between the ages of sixteen and twenty-five to be eligible.

Louisiana National Guard Tuition

Members are exempt from tuition at any state-funded college, university, or vocational/technical school for five years or a bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first.


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For more information regarding Louisiana veterans’ benefits, please visit – Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs


Related state military and veteran information:

State Veterans’ Benefits – By State

Louisiana BAH Rates

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