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Federal Benefits

State of South Dakota Benefits

State of South Dakota benefits may have their own unique rules and requirements. If you have any questions please contact or 605-677-8833. All state of South Dakota benefits applicants must submit SDDVA Form E12

  • Free Tuition for Children of Veterans Who Die During Service
    • Student under 25 years old and SD resident
    • Veteran was SD resident and died during service
    • See SDCL 13-55-6 to 13-55-9 for more information
  • Free Tuition for Dependents of POW's and MIA's
  • Free Tuition to Child or Spouse of South Dakota National Guard member Disabled or Deceased in the Line of Duty
    • Child of SD National Guard member who was permanent/totally disabled while serving
    • See SDCL 33-55-10 for more information

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