State Survivor Benefits For Nevada

GI Dependent’s Scholarship Program


  • Children, stepchildren and spouses
  • No time limit on benefits
  • Service members cause of death must be ruled in the line of duty or if a member of the Nevada National Guard occurred while performing duties
  • Service member must been permanently stationed in Nevada, no residency requirement for the dependents
  • Can be used with federal benefits


  • Waiver of tuition
  • Room and board at the discretion of the individual school
  • Can be used for both undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Must be used at a Nevada state funded postsecondary institution


  • Copy of DD1300 or DD214
  • Copy of student’s birth certificate
  • Copy of service members death certificate
  • Proof of residency
  • Copy of marriage certificate (for spouses and step-children)

Application due date: no deadline

Contact for further information: Contact the university directly

Note: This information is current as of September 12, 2014. The information provided is meant to provide a general overview of the state benefits and should be considered in connection with individual circumstances.