To provide an education benefit to the children of persons listed as Missing in Action or Prisoners of War by the U.S. Department of Defense.
- Are Texas residents;
- Are 21 years of age or younger, or 25 years of age or younger and receiving most of his/her support from a parent;
- 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; and
- Enroll in classes for which the college receives tax support (i.e., a course that does not depend solely on student tuition and fees to cover its costs).
Available only for use at a Texas public college or university.
To access listings of Texas public colleges and universities, follow the links to Texas Public Institutions.
Tuition, service fees, lab fees, building use fees, and all other fees except room, board or clothing fees, or deposits in the nature of security for the return or proper care of property. No funds may be used to pay tuition for continuing education classes for which the college receives no state tax support.
Contact the registrar for additional information on this exemption.