Application for Tuition Assistance for Certain War Veterans' Children - South Carolina

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Application   f or   T uition   A ssistance  
 
South   C arolina                                                                
for   C ertain   W ar   V eterans’   C hildren  
 
Division   o f   V eterans’   A ffairs  
 
(Title   5 9-­‐111-­‐20,   1 976   C ode   o f   L aws   o f   S outh   C arolina   a s   a mended)  
 
Check   o ne:  
[           ]   I nitial   A pplication    
[           ]   R esubmitted   A pplication  
 
Part   O ne:     S tudent   I nformation  
 
Last   N ame:  
First   N ame:  
Middle   I nitial:  
 
Social   S ecurity   N umber:  
Date   o f   B irth:  
 
Address:  
 
City:  
State:  
Zip   C ode:  
 
Number   o f   Y ears/Months   a t   c urrent   r esidence:  
Telephone   N umber:  
Has   s tudent   r eceived   a   H igh   S chool   D iploma,   G ED,   o r   e quivalent?      
1
Relationship   b etween   V eteran   a nd   S tudent
:     ( Please   c hoose   o ne)            
 
                                                                                                   
                                                                        C hild/Step   C hild                                                                                     A dopted   C hild   ( please   g ive   d ate   o f   a doption)  
Please   l ist   t he   n ames   a nd   s ocial   s ecurity   n umbers   o f   a ny   s iblings   w ho   h ave   b een   p reviously   a pproved   b y   t he   p rogram   t o   s peed  
processing   o f   t his   a pplication:  
 
1  
Please   s ubmit   o ne   o f   t he   f ollowing   w ith   t he   a pplication:   ( 1)   a   c opy   o f   t he   S tudent’s   b irth   c ertificate   s howing   t he   V eteran   p arent’s   f ull   n ame,   ( 2)   t he   S tudent’s   b irth  
certificate   w ith   p arents’   f ull   n ames   a nd   a   c opy   o f   t he   m arriage   l icense   s howing   t he   V eteran   i s   m arried   t o   o ne   o f   t he   S tudent’s   p arents,   o r   ( 3)   a   c opy   o f   t he   c ompleted  
adoption   p aperwork   s howing   t he   S tudent’s   a nd   V eteran’s   f ull   n ames.  
 
Part   T wo:     S chool   I nformation  
 
2
Name   o f   C ollege,   U niversity   o r   T echnical   C ollege   S tudent   w ill   a ttend
:  
Location   o f   C ampus:  
 
2  
Student   m ust   h ave   b een   a ccepted   a nd   p lan   t o   a ttend   t he   s tate   s upported   i nstitution   l isted   o n   t his   a pplication  
 
Part   T hree:     V eteran   I nformation  
 
Last   N ame:  
First   N ame:  
Middle   I nitial:  
 
Social   S ecurity   N umber:  
VA   C laim   N umber:  
 
Address:  
 
City:  
State:  
Zip   C ode:  
 
Number   o f   Y ears/Months   a t   c urrent   r esidence:  
Telephone   N umber:  
 
 
Dates   o f   M ilitary   S ervice:  
Character   o f   S ervice:  
 
 
 
SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
VA REGIONAL OFFICE
6437
1126
29209
GARNERS FERRY ROAD, SUITE
, COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA,
803.647.2434
803.647.2312
PHONE
FAX
WWW.VA.SC.GOV  
Application   f or   T uition   A ssistance  
 
South   C arolina                                                                
for   C ertain   W ar   V eterans’   C hildren  
 
Division   o f   V eterans’   A ffairs  
 
(Title   5 9-­‐111-­‐20,   1 976   C ode   o f   L aws   o f   S outh   C arolina   a s   a mended)  
 
Check   o ne:  
[           ]   I nitial   A pplication    
[           ]   R esubmitted   A pplication  
 
Part   O ne:     S tudent   I nformation  
 
Last   N ame:  
First   N ame:  
Middle   I nitial:  
 
Social   S ecurity   N umber:  
Date   o f   B irth:  
 
Address:  
 
City:  
State:  
Zip   C ode:  
 
Number   o f   Y ears/Months   a t   c urrent   r esidence:  
Telephone   N umber:  
Has   s tudent   r eceived   a   H igh   S chool   D iploma,   G ED,   o r   e quivalent?      
1
Relationship   b etween   V eteran   a nd   S tudent
:     ( Please   c hoose   o ne)            
 
                                                                                                   
                                                                        C hild/Step   C hild                                                                                     A dopted   C hild   ( please   g ive   d ate   o f   a doption)  
Please   l ist   t he   n ames   a nd   s ocial   s ecurity   n umbers   o f   a ny   s iblings   w ho   h ave   b een   p reviously   a pproved   b y   t he   p rogram   t o   s peed  
processing   o f   t his   a pplication:  
 
1  
Please   s ubmit   o ne   o f   t he   f ollowing   w ith   t he   a pplication:   ( 1)   a   c opy   o f   t he   S tudent’s   b irth   c ertificate   s howing   t he   V eteran   p arent’s   f ull   n ame,   ( 2)   t he   S tudent’s   b irth  
certificate   w ith   p arents’   f ull   n ames   a nd   a   c opy   o f   t he   m arriage   l icense   s howing   t he   V eteran   i s   m arried   t o   o ne   o f   t he   S tudent’s   p arents,   o r   ( 3)   a   c opy   o f   t he   c ompleted  
adoption   p aperwork   s howing   t he   S tudent’s   a nd   V eteran’s   f ull   n ames.  
 
Part   T wo:     S chool   I nformation  
 
2
Name   o f   C ollege,   U niversity   o r   T echnical   C ollege   S tudent   w ill   a ttend
:  
Location   o f   C ampus:  
 
2  
Student   m ust   h ave   b een   a ccepted   a nd   p lan   t o   a ttend   t he   s tate   s upported   i nstitution   l isted   o n   t his   a pplication  
 
Part   T hree:     V eteran   I nformation  
 
Last   N ame:  
First   N ame:  
Middle   I nitial:  
 
Social   S ecurity   N umber:  
VA   C laim   N umber:  
 
Address:  
 
City:  
State:  
Zip   C ode:  
 
Number   o f   Y ears/Months   a t   c urrent   r esidence:  
Telephone   N umber:  
 
 
Dates   o f   M ilitary   S ervice:  
Character   o f   S ervice:  
 
 
 
SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
VA REGIONAL OFFICE
6437
1126
29209
GARNERS FERRY ROAD, SUITE
, COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA,
803.647.2434
803.647.2312
PHONE
FAX
WWW.VA.SC.GOV  
Application   f or   T uition   A ssistance  
 
South   C arolina                                                                
for   C ertain   W ar   V eterans’   C hildren  
 
Division   o f   V eterans’   A ffairs  
 
(Title   5 9-­‐111-­‐20,   1 976   C ode   o f   L aws   o f   S outh   C arolina   a s   a mended)  
Part   T hree:     V eteran   I nformation   ( continued)  
 
Was/Is   t he   V eteran   a   P risoner   o f   W ar?     I f   y es,   p lease   g ive   t he   d ates   a nd   l ocation.     A lso,   p lease   s ubmit   a   c ertified   c opy   o f   t he  
Veteran’s   D D214.  
 
Is   t he   V eteran   a   r ecipient   o f   t he   P urple   H eart?     I f   y es,   p lease  
Is   t he   V eteran   a   r ecipient   o f   t he   M edal   o f   H onor?     I f   y es,   p lease  
submit   a   c ertified   c opy   o f   t he   V eteran’s   D D214   a nd   a   c opy   o f   t he  
submit   a   c ertified   c opy   o f   t he   V eteran’s   D D214   a nd   a   c opy   o f   t he  
award   c ertificate.  
award   c ertificate.  
 
 
 
If   t he   V eteran   i s   a live:  
Is   t he   V eteran   M issing   i n   A ction?  
Has   t he   V eteran   b een   r ated   p ermanently   a nd   t otally   d isabled   b y  
the   U .S.   D epartment   o f   V eterans   A ffairs?  
 
 
If   t he   V eteran   i s   d eceased:  
Date   o f   D eath:  
State   o f   r esidency   a t   t he   t ime  
Did   t he   V eteran   d ie   d uring   m ilitary   s ervice?  
of   d eath:  
Did   t he   U .   S .   D epartment   o f   V eterans   A ffairs   r ate   h is/her   d eath   a s   b eing   S ervice   C onnected   o r   h as   D IC   ( Dependency   I ndemnity  
Compensation/death   b enefits)   b een   g ranted?    
 
Was   h e/she   r ated   p ermanently   a nd   t otally   d isabled   b y   t he   U .   S .   D epartment   o f   V eterans   A ffairs   o n   t he   d ate   o f   d eath?  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Signature:   _ _________________________________________________       D ate:   _ ____________________  
(Application   m ust   b e   s igned   b y   P arent   o r   C ustodian   o f   S tudent   o r   S tudent,   i f   o ver   1 8   y ears   o f   a ge.)    
 
 
Completed   A pplications   c an   b e   m ailed   o r   f axed   t o   o ur   o ffice:  
 
SC   D ivision   o f   V eterans’   A ffairs  
VA   R egional   O ffice  
6437   G arners   F erry   R oad,   S uite   1 126  
Columbia,   S C   2 9209  
(803)   6 47-­‐2434   F ax   ( 803)   6 47-­‐2312  
 
The   e ffective   d ate   o f   t his   b enefit   i s   t he   d ate   o f   r eceipt   o f   t he   a pplication.  
 
 
____________________________________________________________________________________________________  
FOR   S OUTH   C AROLINA   D IVISION   O F   V ETERANS’   A FFAIRS   U SE   O NLY    
Recommend   f or   A pproval/Disapproval:   _ _______________________________   Date:   _ _____________________________    
 
Application   A pproved/Disapproved:   _ _________________________________   Date:   _ ______________________________  
SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
VA REGIONAL OFFICE
6437
1126
29209
GARNERS FERRY ROAD, SUITE
, COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA,
803.647.2434
803.647.2312
PHONE
FAX
WWW.VA.SC.GOV  
 
 
 
 
Transfer   L etter   R equests  
Please   C all   8 03-­‐647-­‐2434  
 
DO   N OT   S UBMIT   A   T UITION   A SSISTANCE   A PPLICATION    
WHEN   M AKING   A   T RANSFER   L ETTER   R EQUEST.  
 
If   a   p reviously   a pproved   s tudent   a ttends   a   s tate   s upported   s chool,   d ifferent   f rom   t he   o ne   l isted   o n   t he  
approved   a pplication,   t he   s tudent   w ill   n eed   t o   r equest   a   t ransfer   l etter.     A   n ew   t ransfer   l etter   w ill   n eed  
to   b e   r equested   f or   e ach   n ew   s tate   s upported   s chool   t hat   a n   a pproved   s tudent   w ill   a ttend.      
 
Transfer   l etters   c an   b e   r equested   b y   c alling   o ur   o ffice   a t   8 03-­‐647-­‐2434.  
 
Please   d o   n ot   s ubmit   a nother   a pplication   w hen   m aking   a   t ransfer   l etter   r equest.     S ubmitting   a dditional  
applications   a fter   a   s tudent   h as   b een   a pproved   c an   d elay   p rocessing   o f   t ransfer   l etter   r equests.     P lease  
call   o ur   o ffice   t o   m ake   t ransfer   l etter   r equests   a nd   p lease   b e   r eady   t o   p rovide   u s   w ith   t he   f ollowing  
information:  
student’s   n ame  
student’s   s ocial   s ecurity   n umber  
student’s   c urrent   a ddress,    
name   o f   t he   s chool   t he   s tudent   w ill   b e   a ttending  
location   o f   t he   c ampus   t he   s tudent   w ill   b e   a ttending  
 
Transfer   l etters   a re   o nly   f or   s tudents   w ho   h ave   b een   p reviously   a pproved   f or   t his   p rogram   b y   t he   S outh  
Carolina   D ivision   o f   V eterans’   A ffairs   a nd   w ho   a re   s witching   t o   a   n ew   s tate   s upported   s chool.       S tudents  
who   h ave   n ot   b een   p reviously   a pproved   f or   t his   p rogram   w ill   n eed   t o   s ubmit   a   c ompleted   a pplication  
for   T uition   A ssistance   t o   o ur   o ffice.     I f   y ou   a re   u nsure   i f   y ou   n eed   a   t ransfer   l etter,   p lease   c all   o ur   o ffice  
at   8 03-­‐647-­‐2434.    
 
SOUTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
VA REGIONAL OFFICE
6437
1126
29209
GARNERS FERRY ROAD, SUITE
, COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA,
803.647.2434
803.647.2312
PHONE
FAX
WWW.VA.SC.GOV  
 
 
 
SOUTH   C AROLINA   T UITION   P ROGRAM    
Definition   o f   V eteran   -­‐   F or   p urposes   o f   t his   a pplication,   t he   t erm   “ veteran”  
FOR   C HILDREN   O F   C ERTAIN   W AR   V ETERANS    
means   a   p erson   w ho   s erved   i n   t he   a ctive   m ilitary,   n aval,   o r   a ir   s ervice,   a nd  
 
who   w as   d ischarged   o r   r eleased   t herefrom   u nder   c onditions   o ther   t han  
Offered   b y   –   T he   S tate   o f   S outh   C arolina    
dishonorable.  
 
 
Description   –   No   funds   are   appropriated   for   this   program   by   the   State   of  
Effective   D ate   f or   B enefit   -­‐   T he   e ffective   d ate   o f   t his   b enefit   i s   t he   d ate   o f  
South   Carolina   since   the   benefit   is   simply   tuition   waiver   at   any   state  
receipt   o f   t he   F ree   T uition   A pplication.  
supported   university,   college,   or   post-­‐high   school   technical   education  
 
institutions.   All   children   who   are   twenty   six   years   of   age   or   younger   and  
Residency   -­‐   P lease   n ote   t hat   b oth   t he   S tudent   a nd   t he   V eteran   ( if   l iving)  
qualify   m ay   r eceive   t hese   b enefits.  
must   h ave   e stablished   r esidency   i n   S outh   C arolina   f or   a t   l east   t he   t welve  
 
continuous   m onths   i mmediately   p rior   t o   t he   d ate   o f   r eceipt   o f   t he  
Value   –   F ree   T uition    
application   a nd   s till   b e   a   c urrent   r esident   o f   S outh   C arolina.  
 
 
Eligibility   –   ( A)   A   c hild   o f   a   w artime   v eteran,   u pon   a pplication   t o   a nd  
Students   m ust   h ave   b een   a ccepted   a nd   p lan   t o   a ttend   t he   s tate   s upported  
approval   b y   t he   S outh   C arolina   D epartment   o f   V eterans   A ffairs,   m ay   b e  
institution   l isted   o n   t he   a pplication.  
admitted   t o   a ny   s tate-­‐supported   c ollege,   u niversity,   o r   p ost   h igh   s chool  
 
technical   e ducation   i nstitution   f ree   o f   t uition   s o   l ong   a s   h is   w ork   a nd   c onduct  
LIST   O F   S TATE   S UPPORTED   I NSTITUTIONS    
is   s atisfactory   t o   t he   g overning   b ody   o f   t he   i nstitution,   i f   t he   v eteran   w as   a  
 
resident   o f   t his   S tate   a t   t he   t ime   o f   e ntry   i nto   s ervice,   d uring   s ervice   a nd   s till  
Universities:    
resides   i n   t his   S tate   o r   h as   b een   a   r esident   o f   t his   S tate   f or   a t   l east   o ne   y ear  
Citadel    
and   s till   r esides   i n   t his   S tate   o r,   i f   t he   v eteran   i s   d eceased,   r esided   i n   t his  
Clemson   U niversity    
State   f or   o ne   y ear   b efore   h is   d eath,   a nd   p rovided   t he   v eteran   s erved  
College   o f   C harleston    
honorably   i n   a   b ranch   o f   t he   m ilitary   s ervice   o f   t he   U nited   S tates   d uring   a  
Coastal   C arolina   U niversity    
war   p eriod,   a s   t hose   p eriods   a re   d efined   b y   S ection   1 01   o f   T itle   3 8   o f   t he  
Francis   M arion   U niversity    
United   S tates   C ode   a nd:  
Lander   U niversity    
 
University   o f   S outh   C arolina   ( all   c ampuses)@    
(1)   w as   k illed   i n   a ction;  
Aiken,   B eaufort,   C olumbia,   L ancaster,   S alkehatchie,  
 
Spartanburg,   S umter,   U nion,   a nd   M edical   U niversity   o f  
(2)   d ied   f rom   o ther   c auses   w hile   i n   t he   s ervice;  
South   C arolina,   C olumbia,   a nd   C harleston    
 
SC   S tate   U niversity    
(3)   d ied   o f   d isease   o r   d isability   r esulting   f rom   s ervice;  
Winthrop   U niversity    
 
 
(4)   w as   a   p risoner   o f   w ar   a s   d efined   b y   C ongress   o r   P residential  
Technical   C olleges:    
proclamation   d uring   s uch   w ar   p eriod;  
Aiken   T echnical   C ollege    
 
Central   C arolina   T echnical   C ollege    
(5)   i s   p ermanently   a nd   t otally   d isabled,   a s   d etermined   b y   t he  
Denmark   T echnical   C ollege    
Veterans   A dministration   f rom   a ny   c ause;  
Florence   T echnical   C ollege    
 
Greenville   T echnical   C ollege    
(6)   h as   b een   a warded   t he   C ongressional   M edal   o f   H onor;  
Horry-­‐Georgetown   T echnical   C ollege    
 
Low   C ountry   T echnical   C ollege    
(7)   i s   m issing   i n   a ction;  
Midlands   T echnical   C ollege    
 
Northeastern   T echnical   C ollege    
(8)   t he   a pplicant   i s   t he   c hild   o f   a   d eceased   v eteran   w ho   q ualified  
Orangeburg-­‐Calhoun   T echnical   C ollege    
under   i tems   ( 4)   a nd   ( 5);   o r  
Piedmont   T echnical   C ollege    
 
Spartanburg   C ommunity   C ollege    
(9)   h as   b een   a warded   t he   P urple   H eart   f or   w ounds   r eceived   i n  
Tri-­‐County   T echnical   C ollege    
combat."  
Trident   T echnical   C ollege    
 
Williamsburg   T echnical   C ollege    
(B)   T he   p rovisions   o f   t his   s ection   a pply   t o   a   c hild   o f   a   v eteran   w ho   m eets   t he  
York   T echnical   C ollege    
residency   r equirements   o f   C hapter   1 12   o f   t his   t itle,   i s   t wenty-­‐six   y ears   o f   a ge  
 
or   y ounger,   a nd   i s   p ursuing   a ny   t ype   o f   u ndergraduate   d egree.  
Wartime   S ervice:    
 
 
Basis   o f   A ward   –   P roof   o f   q ualifications   f or   t he   b enefits.    
Gulf   W ar     08-­‐02-­‐1990    
To   P resent    
Our   p rimary   s ource   o f   v erification   i s   w ith   t he   V eterans   C laims   F older   a nd  
Vietnam    
02-­‐28-­‐1961  
08-­‐04-­‐1964   *    
certified   c opy   o f   t he   V eteran's   D D   2 14,   i f   t he   a pplication   i s   b ased   o n   a ward   o f  
*Must   h ave   s erved   “ In   C ountry”   V ietnam   t o   b e   a   w artime   v eteran   d uring  
Purple   H eart   o r   M edal   o f   H onor.  
this   p eriod.    
 
Vietnam    
08-­‐05-­‐1964    
05-­‐07-­‐1975    
Application   P rocedures   –   A pplication   f orms   c an   b e   o btained   f rom   t he  
Korea    
 
06-­‐27-­‐1950    
01-­‐31-­‐1955    
Division   o f   V eterans’   A ffairs,   V A   R egional   O ffice,   S uite   1 126,   6 437   G arners  
WWII    
 
12-­‐07-­‐1941    
12-­‐31-­‐1946    
Ferry   R oad,   C olumbia,   S C   2 9209.   T elephone:   ( 803)647-­‐2434,   F ax:   ( 803)647-­‐
WWI    
 
04-­‐06-­‐1917    
11-11-1918
2312   o r   b y   v isiting   o ur   w ebsite   a t     w ww.va.sc.gov/benefits.html.   C ollect   c alls  
cannot   b e   a ccepted.    
 
 
 
 

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