Dependents Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)
The Survivors’ and Dependents’ Education Assistance GI Bill® provides assistance to dependents of military service members with a service-connected, permanent, and total disability or who were MIA, POW, or died in connection with a service-related disability. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. Students are paid directly by the VA on a monthly basis while attending courses. See Pay Rates for more information.