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How to Apply for VA Education Benefits

New Applicants

New applicants refer to those who have not utilized VA education benefits.

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants refer to those who have utilized their VA education benefits within the past 4 years at another school and now want to utilize these benefits at APSU.

VA Vocational Rehabilitation

Helping Heroes Grant Program is established as part of the Tennessee system of lottery-funded scholarships and is administered by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC).  Its purpose is to provide post-secondary education financial assistance.  It is awarded on a first come, first serve basis.  A limited number of recipients will receive $1000 per semester (full-time) or $500 per semester (part-time) for up to 8 semesters.  Click here for eligibility, application and award details.

TCA § 49-7-102, Veterans' Dependents' Post-Secondary Education Program provides that every dependent child under the age of 21 years of age of certain veterans, or the spouse of certain veterans may receive educational assistance in the form of a wavier of tuition, student activity fees, and/or required registration or matriculation fees.  Click here for eligibility and application.