Exemption for Children of U.S. Military who are Missing in Action or Prisoners of War (MIA/POWs)

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Awarded By

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Award Amount

Exemption from the payment of tuition and certain fees at eligible colleges and universities in Texas. Awards are renewable providing the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress, as determined by the institution.


The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of college students meeting the eligibility requirements in any given year.

Additional Information

The purpose of this program is to provide an education benefit to the children of persons listed as Missing in Action or Prisoners of War by the U.S. Department of Defense. Students must enroll in classes for which the college receives tax support (i.e., a course that does not depend solely on student tuition and fees to cover its costs).

Deadline Info

Students must apply for this award through his or her college or university. Student must provide documentation from the Department of Defense that a parent is missing in action or a prisoner of war. ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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