Exemptions for Texas Veterans The Hazelwood Act Presenter: Theresa A. Gibson Texas Veterans Commission 281-229-3175. Purpose.
The purpose of the Hazlewood Exemption (Hazlewood Act) is to provide an education benefit to honorably discharged or separated Texas veterans or to qualified dependent children.
The exemption will cover all up to 150 semester credit hours. This limit is not per institution, but is a cumulative total per eligible participant.
The award covers all dues, fees and charges, including fees for correspondence courses. It excludes fees or charges for property deposits, student services, books, lodging, board or clothing. No funds may be used to pay tuition for continuing education classes for which the college receives no state tax support.
HELPFUL CONTACT INFORMATION
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711 -2788
Texas Veterans Commission
Education Benefits For Texas Veterans
Hazelwood Act: Frequently Asked Questions – February 2009
Prepared by the Texas Veterans Commission
P.O. Box 12777
Austin, TX 78711-2277
Toll-free Hotline: 1-877-898-3833
Email: [email protected]
Connie Jacksits, Director