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A Summary Washington State’s Education Benefits for Veterans

  • The State Legislature has authorized state community colleges, colleges and universities to waive ‘all or a portion of tuition and fees’ for eligible veterans or national guard members.

  • Each college or university establishes and operates their own veterans waiver program so it is best to get in touch with the college or university you plan to attend for details on their program.

  • Read more about the tuition waiver law

A Summary Washington State’s Education Benefits for Dependents of 100% Disabled Veterans or those who died as a result of military service.

  • The State Legislature requires state community colleges, colleges and universities to waive all undergraduate tuition and fees for eligible dependents of eligible veteran or national guard member up to 200 quarter credits or equivalent semester credits.  

  • Waivers for graduate credits are encouraged but not required.

  • Fees include all assessments for costs incurred as a condition to a student's full participation in coursework and related activities at an institution of higher education.

  • A book stipend is provided (if funds are provided by the legislature) to recipients of the dependent’s tuition waiver.  The stipend is intended for textbooks and course materials in the amount of five hundred dollars per academic year.  Funds are divided equally among academic terms and prorated for part-time enrollment.

  • Eligible veteran or national guard member is the same as defined in the tuition waiver law , RCW 28B.15.621.

  • Fact Sheet

Federal Education Benefits

Vet Corps

The WDVA Vet Corps is funded through an AmeriCorps Grant. Vet Corps members are stationed at many colleges throughout the state. Vet Corps members help veterans achieve their higher education goals

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