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Education

 

College Fee Waiver Program- The dependent child, spouse or unmarried surviving spouses of a service connected disabled or deceased veteran may be entitled to tuition and fee waiver benefits at any campus of the California State University system, University of California or a California Community College. To obtain eligibility requirements and assistance in applying for these valuable benefits, please contact our office. DVS40 form is the California College Fee Waiver Form and can be linked up to it here. 

 

Along with the completion of this form, all applicants for this program MUST provide proof of income or proof of non-receipt of "reportable" income as follows:

  1. If you filed income taxes, you MUST provide a signed copy of your 1040 or 1040EZ or your 540 or 540EZ.
  2. If you did not have income OR you did not have a requirement to file, you MUST obtain a statement from the Internal Revenue Service stating that you did not file an income tax return.

 A statement to verify non-filing status of a tax return may be obtainined by calling 1-800-829-1040.

GI Bill  Important Information:

We have redesigned the GI Bill website to make it easier to use. You may find some links relocated. The WAVE link has been located under "Information for Benefit Recipients" and there is new education benefits information available in Spanish that can be accessed by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.

Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

Survivor and Dependent Educational Assistance- provides payment of a monthly education or training allowance to the spouse and children of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability. Eligible persons can receive up to 45 months of benefits. Professional, educational and vocational counseling will be provided to eligible children and surviving spouses without charge upon request.