Educational Assistance to the spouse or child of a Service member or Veteran
Who either died of a service-connected disability, or who has permanent and total service-connected disability, or who died while such a disability existed.
Service member listed for more than 90 days as currently Missing in Action, detained or interned by a foreign government or power, or captured by a hostile force while serving
Service member is hospitalized or receives outpatient care or treatment for a disability that is determined to be totally and permanently disabling
Period of eligibility for Veterans’ spouses expires 10 years from either the date of the Veteran’s death or the date they become eligible – Eligibility for spouses of Service members who died on active duty expires 20 years from date of death
Children generally must be between the ages of 18 and 26 to receive benefits
Benefits are paid for full-time training up to 45 months or the equivalent in part-time training.