2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 30 - Military Affairs and Defense
CHAPTER 30-30.1 - Educational Benefits for Disabled American Veterans
§ 30-30.1-1 - Educational benefits for disabled American veterans.
§ 30-30.1-1 Educational benefits for disabled American veterans. Any veteran who is a permanent resident of this state who submits proof sufficient to establish a veterans' rated ten percent (10%) to one hundred percent (100%) disability by the department of veterans' affairs as a result of military service shall be entitled to take courses at any public institution of higher education in the state without the payment of tuition, exclusive of other fees and charges; Provided, however, that any person eligible for financial aid as determined by the institution of higher education, shall apply for such financial aid. Any financial aid award received by the applicant shall be applied towards the full amount of tuition that would otherwise have been charged by the public institution of higher education. Admission into particular courses will be granted upon a space available basis and shall be at the discretion of the particular institutions to which application is made as aforesaid.
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