now offers a financial aid resource for veterans as well as active duty military servicemembers. While many opportunities are specific to a particular military branch or terms of service/operations, other military scholarships for veterans and active duty servicemembers are available across all five military branches.

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Louisiana National Guard State Tuition Exemption Program (STEP):

Enhanced STEP allows soldiers in a period of a six-year reenlistment to pursue a degree at the next higher level, up to the masters and professional level. Participants can use the benefit for an additional four academic years (12 semesters / 16 quarters) or until receipt of degree at the masters or professional level.

Eligibility: Louisiana National Guard member.

Louisiana National Guard Tuition Assistance:

Full tuition exemption at any Louisiana public institutions of higher learning. Benefits available for up to five academic years.

Eligibility:National Guard member.

Louisiana's Title 29 Dependents' Educational Assistance

Provides educational assistance to surviving spouses of deceased or disabled war veterans. The benefit also includes children of veterans with at least a 90 percent service-disabled rating and children of war veterans who have a 100 percent disability rating due to individual unemployability. Visit the LDVA website for more information.

P.O. Box 94095
1885 Wooddale Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095
Phone: (225) 922-0500, Ext. 206
Fax: (225) 922-3247