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MDVA Surviving Spouse/Dependent Education Benefit

MDVA Surviving Spouse/Dependent Education Benefit (formerly War Orphans Education Assistance--for Minnesota residents only--is administered by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA). You may be eligible for an additional amount up to $750.

The application form, MDVA-3, is available online at the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) Website. Complete Sections 1 and 2 before submitting the form to a One Stop Student Services Center for completion of Section 3-School Information.

When all sections are completed, you must submit the form to MDVA for approval. MDVA will send copies of the approval to you and One Stop Student Service Center, where the approval will be recorded.

For complete eligibility requirements, application, and contact information, please read the MDVA Surviving Spouse/Dependent Education Benefit Information Sheet available from the MDVA Veterans Linkage Line. If you don't have it, you'll need Adobe Reader software available free at Adobe.com.