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NOVA 2010-2011 College Catalog

STUDENT SERVICES -- Tuition Benefits for Survivors of Deceased Public Safety Officers of Virginia

The Code of Virginia (Sec. 23-7.1:01) provides tuition benefits for certain children and spouses of deceased public safety officers. You may be eligible for free tuition at the College if your parent or spouse was killed in the line of duty while employed in Virginia as a Virginia law enforcement officer; fire fighter; rescue squad member; agent of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control; state correctional, regional, or local jail officer; sheriff and deputy sheriff; or a member of the Virginia National Guard serving in the Virginia National Guard or the United States Armed Forces. Children must be between the ages of 16 and 25. For more information on eligibility requirements and application procedures, you may contact any campus STUDENT SERVICES Center.