What is it?
This program provides tuition assistance to the children and spouses of peace officers, fire fighters and certain other safety officers who are killed in the line-of-duty, anywhere in the United States.
It also provides assistance to the children and spouses of a member of the armed services of the US, who has been killed in the line of duty during Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom or a combat zone designated by the President of the United States. The child is only eligible for this program if he/she is not eligible for the Ohio War Orphans Scholarship.
Who is Eligible?
Recipients must be Ohio residents.
Can I enroll part-time?
Recipients may enroll for full-time or part-time study at any participating Ohio post-secondary institution.
How long are the benefits good for?
Eligibility is for ten semesters or 15 quarters (up to five years or until a bachelor’s degree is obtained). This includes terms that you use benefits and are not enrolled full-time.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year,
Num Awards: Varies
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: Varies
Ohio Board of Regents
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Contact Person: State Grants and Scholarships
Phone: 614-752-9528 / 614-466-6000