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Family & Dependents Benefits
Unofficially referred to as Spouse Tuition Assistance, the Department of Defense Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program can provide up to $4,000 of financial assistance to fund associate degrees, certification and licensures for eligible military spouses. Click here to apply online.
Service members enrolled in the Post-9/11 GI Bill program may be able to transfer unused educational benefits to their spouses and/or children if eligibility criteria have been meet. Note that special rules apply for transfer eligibility.Before a service member can transfer benefits to a dependent, they must request to transfer benefits. Access the transfer application on either the DoD website or GI Bill website.
Once the service member has transferred benefits to a dependent and the transfer has been approved, the dependent will need to go to the VA website and submit a VA form 22-1990e. This can be done in paper copy or online. To obtain a paper copy of this form, or to submit a copy of your eligibility certificate, please contact MSU's Veterans Certifying Official, Joey Bryant (Ginger Hall 201B, 606.783.2833).
If submitting a paper copy, mail the form to:VA Regional OfficeP.O. Box 66830St. Louis, MO 63166-6830Toll-Free 1-888-442-4551
Children using transferred benefits will receive the monthly living stipend (BAH) and the book allowance. Spouses using transferred benefits will only receive the monthly living stipend and the book allowance if the service member is no longer on active duty.
Dependents' Educational Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training. If you are a spouse, you may take a correspondence course. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.
EligibilityYou must be the son, daughter, or spouse of:
DEA recipients may also be eligible for a tuition waiver under the state War-Orphan statute. For more information visit the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs website.
State of Kentucky Tuition Waiver Program – Dependents of deceased or 100% disabled Kentucky veterans may be able to take advantage of the following waiver programs:
To apply, contact Vincent Butler (Morehead State University Office of Financial Aid, 100 Admissions Center, 606-783-2000); or write to Tuition Waiver Coordinator, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, 321 West Main Street, Suite 390, Louisville, KY 40202; call 1-502-595-4447 or toll free 1-800-928-4012.
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