South Carolina Veterans’ Benefits

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

South Carolina Free Tuition For Children of Certain Veterans

Free tuition at state schools for children of SC veterans who died in service, as a result of their service, is permanently and totally disabled, was awarded the Purple Heart or the Medal of Honor.

South Carolina National Guard College Assistance Program (SCNG CAP)

The SCNG College Assistance Program will pay 100% of college tuition and fees at state supported institutions up to $4,500 per year, with a lifetime cap of $18,000 per service-member.


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For more information regarding South Carolina veterans’ benefits, please visit – South Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs


Related state military and veteran information:

State Veterans’ Benefits – By State

South Carolina BAH Rates

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