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State Dependent Exemption (Title 29)

This benefit provides educational assistance to dependents of certain veterans of the state of Louisiana:

  • Children and surviving spouses of veterans who died in service in the Armed Forces of the United States or died of a service connected disability incurred during a wartime period.
  • Children of living veterans who are rated 90% or above disabled, including 100% individual unemployability, by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs "Schedule for Rating Disabilities," as a result of a disability or disabilities incurred in service in the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • Eligible students are exempt from paying tuition and school-imposed fees. Student-imposed fees are not exempt.

For more information or to apply for Title 29 contact your local Parish Veterans Service Office.

Eligible students will receive a Fee Exemption Certificate from the Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs. You must submit the original certificate to our office to receive the exemption.

Students must be enrolled full time to qualify. 


Certain online programs may not be covered by Title 29. Please contact our office to determine if your intended program is covered.