Stephen F. Austin State University

Children of Prisoner of War or People Missing in Action Exemption

Children of Prisoners of War or People Missing In Action Exemption

The purpose is to provide an education benefit to the children of people listed as Missing in Action or Prisioners of War by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Dependent children of any person who is domiciliary of Texas on active duty as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, and who at the time of registration is classified by the Department of Defense as a prisoner of war or as missing in action, are eligible for the exemption of tuition and some fees.

An eligible student must:

1) Be a Texas resident;
2) Be 21 or younger, or 25 or younger and recieveing most of his/her support from a parent; and
3) Have documentation from the Department of defense that a parent, who is classified as a Texas resident, is missing in action or a prisoner of war.

Application for this exemption should be made in the Business Office well in advance of the student's registration.

For more information on the Children of Prisoners of War or People Missing in Action Exemption
Contact The Business Office at (936) 468-6960 or businessoffice@sfasu.edu.