War Orphan Education Program

Only Minnesota residents are eligible for this program!

This program serves children of Minnesota veterans who died while on active duty military service or as a result of injuries or disease incurred while on active duty military service. Children are eligible for "tuition free status" at any state college level institution except the University of Minnesota. In addition, a specified amount per year is available for school related expenses.

Eligibility Criteria:

The deceased veteran parent must have been a resident at the time of entry into active duty military service and the dependent child must have been a resident for two years immediately prior to application.

Primary point of contact:

County Veterans Service Officer, Bryan T. Brown
Chisago County Government Center
313 North Main Street, Room 230
Center City, MN 55012

Phone: 651-213-5605