The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of service members* who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001.
Note: Veterans of the Armed Forces, may be eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
* includes active service as a National Guard member under title 32 U.S.C. for the purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training and active service under section 502(f) of title 32 for the purpose of responding to a national emergency.
- A Tuition and Fee payment that is paid to your school on your behalf
- A monthly housing allowance
- A Books and Supplies Stipend
- Generally, you may receive up to 36 months of entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. You will be eligible for benefits for 15 years from your last period of active duty of at least 90 consecutive days.
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United States of America
All degree programmes (after approval by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs)
This scholarship is available to children and surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001.
- A child may begin an approved program of education before the age of 18.
- Eligibility ends on the child’s 33rd birthday.
- A child’s marital status has no effect on eligibility.
- A surviving spouse can receive benefits for terms beginning on or after January 1, 2015.
- A surviving spouse’s eligibility generally ends 15 years after the Servicemember’s death
- A spouse will lose eligibility to this benefit upon remarriage if this occurs during the 15 year period.