State Benefits for Dependents of Veterans
Public Service Grant
The Public Service Grant is an education scholarship administered through the Department of Higher Education's Office of Student Financial Assistance. This grant is available to children of veterans whose service was credited to the Commonwealth and who were killed in action or died as a result of such service.
For a student attending a Massachusetts public college or university, the award shall be equal to the cost of the institution's full-time annual tuition charges. For a student attending a Massachusetts independent college or university, the award shall be equal to the full-time annual tuition charge at the University of Massachusetts Amherst not to exceed $2,500 per academic year.
For more information, and to download an application, please visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance website or call 617-727-9420.
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Other financial assistance and benefits
Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund (for surviving children)
Scholarships for Military Children