The MIA/POW Scholarship Program is exclusively open to the dependent of a person who was an Illinois resident at the time he/she entered active duty and has been declared to be a prisoner of war. Applications are accepted every year.
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Level and Area of Studies
College level in any subject.
Place of study
This scholarship may be used at public colleges in Illinois, and is administered by the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Eligibility and Criteria
If you are the dependent of a person who was an Illinois resident at the time he/she entered active duty and has been declared to be a prisoner of war, missing in action, dead as a result of a service-connected disability, or disabled with a 100 percent disability as the result of a service-connected cause as recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the U.S. Department of Defense, you may be eligible to receive the MIA/POW Scholarship.
Only the U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.
For more information, contact Tracy Kimmel at 217.782.3564 or visit the website for the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs.