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"We believe surviving spouses and dependent children need an organization dedicated solely to their needs, concerns, and welfare.”

Madie Tillman

The Education Director will assemble all current information available of Scholarships, Loans and Education Benefits from government agencies, state agencies and private sector.

The Education Director should seek out information about scholarships from military / retired service organization, local state colleges and junior colleges. The Education Director should have a copy of the Veterans Affairs Survivor Benefits and Service Booklet which gives information on the Veterans Administration educational assistance to qualified dependents. Information can be obtained by going to www.ibill.va.gov.

The Education Director needs to know how to use the computer and search engines to find out the latest information concerning the Fry Scholarship and to list other current agencies: federal, state or private offering educational assistance. Trade Schools and obtaining certification in various career fields can be found using Google.

The Education Director needs to submit articles to at least two issues of the GSW National Newsletter to help GSW members be aware of new information on educational issues. The Director needs to reply promptly to all questions regarding educational benefits.

The Educational Director will submit an Annual Report to the Board Chair and to the Convention Coordinator for printing which will be included in the Convention Packet.

Madie may be contacted at:  gtillm56@aol.com

       
 
           

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.

Gold Star Wives is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that is capable of providing services to the active duty and service-connected military surviving spouses.

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Arlington, VA 22203-3755

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)4 National Military Widow/Widowers Service Organization chartered by the United States Congress. Donations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as trade or business expenses.

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