DEPENDENTS OF VETERANS
Veteran Programs is proud to serve our veteran dependents! We invite you to check out our resources.
Join the Student Veterans Organization on campus! Veterans, dependents and allies are all invited to participate in meetings and activities!
Dependents Educational Benefits Information
We understand that financing your education is a huge undertaking. However, there are a number of options available to dependents of veterans which can make this feat easier. Learn more about LMU's education benefits to receive certification and funding.
Chapter 33 (Transfer of) Post-9/11GI Bill®
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
Application Form: VA 22-1990e
The Post-9/11 GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their GI Bill to their spouse or children. Any member of the Armed Forces (active duty or Selected Reserve, officer or enlisted) on or after August 1, 2009, who is eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill, and: Has at least 6 years of service in the Armed Forces on the date of election and agrees to serve 4 additional years in the Armed Forces from the date of election.
CHAPTER 35 Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program
Application Form: VA 22-5490
The sons, daughters, spouse or surviving spouse of a veteran may be eligible for educational assistance if the veteran died while on active duty, died after release or discharge from active duty or a service-connected disability (80%-100%), became permanently and totally disabled as a result of a service-connected disability, died while a service-connected disability was rated permanent and total, or has been listed as missing in action, captured, detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government or power for more than 90 days. Eligible persons are entitled to 45 months of educational assistance and are paid benefits on the same basis as a veteran with no dependents.