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State Military Benefits

Education for Children of Deceased or Disabled Florida Veterans

Initial Requirement

Submit a completed, error-free Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) by April 1 for priority consideration of an initial award.

General Eligibility Requirements for a Child: 

The child will:

  • Be between the ages of 16 and 22.
  • Be initially eligible before his or her 23rd birthday.
  • Be a dependent child of a qualified veteran whose official military and residency status is certified by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Receive educational opportunity until such a time as the parent classified as prisoner of war or missing in action is returned alive or otherwise classified