Tuition Assistance

Most participants in the federal benefit programs are eligible for tuition assistance. Please contact our office for information and applications.

California Veterans Dependents Educational Assistance

The dependent child, spouse or unmarried surviving spouses of a service connected disabled or deceased veteran may be entitled to tuition and fee waiver benefits at any campus of the California State University system, University of California or a California Community College. For information and applications for any of the above programs please contact:

Sonoma County Veterans Services

3725 Westwind Blvd. STE 101
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 565-5960
DVS-40 form

Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

This program is for veterans who entered active duty for the first time after December 31, 1976, and before July 1, 1985, and contributed to a training fund.

Survivors & Dependents' Educational Assistance

Some family members of disabled or deceased veterans are eligible for education benefits.

Time Limits

Generally, veterans have 10 years from the date they were last released from active duty to use their education benefits. Spouses generally have 10 years from the date we first find them eligible. Children are generally eligible from age 18 until age 26. These time limits can sometimes be extended.

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