Veteran Affairs
Veteran Affairs

Chapter 35 - Dependent's Educational Assistance Program

 

Description


This portion of Title 10 of the United States Code authorizes benefits to dependents and survivors of veterans who are 100 percent permanently and totally disabled as a result of service-connected disabilities or injuries, or who have died from a service-connected cause, were a prisoner of war or were missing in action.

 

Application


To apply for Chapter 35 benefits, submit the Application for Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (Form 22-5490) and, if possible, a copy of your marriage license for a spouse or a birth certificate for a child to the Laredo Community College Veterans Affairs Services Center- Ft. McIntosh Campus- Lerma Peña Building Room 250 or call (956) 764-5768. 

Benefits are paid between the first and fifth day of each month for the previous month. 

Direct deposit is not yet available for Chapter 35.

 

More Information

 

To learn more, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website or contact Maria Estela Garcia, Veterans Affairs Coordinator, at the Veterans Affairs Services Center- Ft. McIntosh Campus- Lerma Peña Building Room 250 or call (956) 764-5768.