November 22, 2013

State Benefits

The state of Utah offers the following education benefits.

In-state Tuition

Active duty military and veterans that have been release from active service within the 12 months of attending school will receive tuition at the rate of in-state tuition at public degree granting and certificate granting schools. See school admissions office to apply. http://le.utah.gov/~2012/bills/static/HB0124.html

Purple Heart Tuition Waiver

Purple Heart recipients are eligible for a tuition waiver at all public institution of higher learning in Utah. This benefit can be used toward a degree up to and including a Masters Degree. To receive this benefit the Veteran must submit a Letter of Verification [RMS1]  to the State Institution they are attending.

Scott Lundell Military Survivors Tuition Waiver

Surviving dependants of service members killed in action on or after September 11, 2001 are eligible for a tuition waiver at state schools. http://le.utah.gov/~code/TITLE53B/htm/53B08_010700.htm

Dependent children may also be eligible for the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship. http://gibill.va.gov/documents/factsheets/fry_scholarship.pdf


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