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MIA/POW Scholarship

MIA/POW Scholarship - The dependent of a person who was an Illinois resident at the time he/she entered active duty and has been declared to be a prisoner of war, missing in action, dead as a result of a service-connected disability, or disabled with a 100 percent disability as the result of a service-connected cause as recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the U.S. Department of Defense, the dependent may be eligible to receive the MIA/POW Scholarship. This scholarship may be used at public colleges in Illinois, and is administered by the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs. The campus contact for the MIA/POW Scholarship is located in the Financial Aid Office, 127 Sherman Hall, (309) 298-2446.Additional information, as well as an application, is available at Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs