Chapter 35: Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance

The Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance program is available to eligible spouses and children of a veteran who has died while on active duty, or is permanently and totally disabled as a result of a service-related condition.

Education Benefits under the Survivors and Dependents Assistance Program

Benefit Payment
Payment is sent directly to the student from VA. Payments are usually sent the first day of the month following the start of courses. The current monthly payment for full-time training is $1,024.