Veterans Choice Act In-state Tuition Waiver

  • To comply with Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-146) Act of 2014 – Section 702, In-State Tuition Rate for Veterans SCO Public (known as the Choice Act), and amended Public Law 114-315 Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016. Baltimore City Community College will grant in-state tuition waivers under The Choice Act for individuals who meet the following criteria:

    • A Veteran using educational assistance under chapter 30 ( Montgomery G.I. Bill – Active Duty Program) or chapter 33 (Post 9/11 G.I. Bill) who lives in the state of Maryland (regardless of permanent state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of discharge from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.  
    • Anyone using transferred Post 9/11 G. I. Bill benefits (spouse or child) who lives in the state of Maryland (regardless of his/her permanent state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of the transferor’s discharge from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.

    • Anyone described above while he or she remains continuously enrolled (other than during regularly scheduled breaks between courses, semesters, or terms) at the same school. The person so describe must have enrolled in the school prior to the expiration of the three year period following discharge or release as described above and must be using educational benefits under either chapter 30 or chapter 33.

    • Anyone using benefits (spouse or child) under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship who lives in the state of Maryland (regardless of his/her permanent state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of the Service member’s death in the line of duty following a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.  

    Students will maintain in-state tuition status as long as they remain continuously enrolled at Baltimore City Community College in one or more programs.

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Last Modified on August 5, 2020