The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship) provides benefits to the children and surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001. Visit the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs site for more information about eligibility.
The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs will only accept completed packets in order to avoid document duplication.
All current students (on campus and online) must submit an Advising Worksheet for every semester after the student registers for class. A deadline will be emailed posted at vets.ua.edu every Fall and Spring semester to turn an Advising Worksheet to the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs.
The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs (VMA) will only accept the VMA Advising Worksheets, not worksheets provided by college academic advisors. Incomplete Advising Worksheets will not be accepted.
Late submission of an Advising Worksheet will cause a delay in benefits and the student will be responsible for their student account.
Advising Worksheet Deadline for Summer/Fall 2016: April 19th at 4:45PM.
Please keep in mind that the VA pays for number of calender days in school. So payments in August, December, January, and May will not be for a full month. For payment rates please click here.
The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs does not have access to payment dates from the Veterans Administration for monthly housing allowances, book allowances or tuition and fees. Please call the VA Educational Hotline for any payment dates at 1-888-442-4551.