ERIC Number: ED255124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Dependents' Education. Educational Assistance and Opportunities Information for Army Family Members. Department of the Army Pamphlet No. 352-2.
Department of the Army, Washington, DC.
Information on educational assistance and opportunities for family members of active duty, retired, or deceased Army service members is provided. Eligibility and types of benefits and programs described are grouped in the following categories: educational financial aid for family members of veterans; educational opportunities for active duty personnel and their families; educational financial aid programs related to military service; federally-supported financial aid programs; adult high school completion programs for adult Army family members; and Army family member educational opportunities (e.g., Department of Defense Dependents Schools). The following five Department of Education financial aid programs for graduate and undergraduate students are described, including criteria for applicants: Pell Grant program; Basic Educational Opportunity Grant program, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant program, College Work-Study program, and Guaranteed Student Loan program. Appendices include: a list of state agencies and benefits provided to dependents of Vietnam era prisoners of war and/or service members missing in action or killed in action; information on institutions offering external high school diploma programs or correspondence courses; and results of a state and U.S. territory survey of adult high school completion programs. (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of the Army, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Army; Department of Education; GI Bill; Veterans Administration; Veterans Educational Assistance Program