"This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."
Salina Tech would like to thank all of the men and women who have protected our freedoms. We are pleased to help our veterans with their Veteran Affairs (VA) benefits. Please stop by Student Services or give us a call at (785) 309-3100.
KanVet also offers additoinal services to assist Kansas Veterans with their education choices. Please visit KanVet's website for information regarding education resources, educational benefits available through the GI Bill®, workforce retaining resources, and more. Click here to be redirected to the KanVet website.
The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship) is available for children and spouses of Service members who died in the line of duty while serving on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Children may use benefits until their 33rd birthday; and spouses' eligibility ends at the earlier of 15 years from the date of death or the date of remarriage. See our fact sheet for more detailed information.
Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA) offers education and training benefits to the spouses and children of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition, veterans who died while on active dury, or who died as a result of a service-related condition. Children must generally use benefits between the ages of 18 and 26; and spouses generally have a 10 year period in which to use benefits, or a 20-year period for spouses of Service members who die on active duty or veterans that receive a permanent and total rating effective within 3 years of release from active duty. Benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeships, and/or on-the-job training. See our DEA pamphlet for more detailed information.