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​Dependents Eligibility

Spouses and dependent children of eligible Active Duty, Reserve, and Texas National Guard who died in the line of duty or as a result of injury or illness directly related to military service, are missing in action, or who became totally disabled for purposes of employability as a result of a service-related injury or illness are entitled to each receive a 150 credit hours exemption.

Application Process for Dependents

Required documents for First-Time Applicants:

Dependent children and spouses using the Exemption due to the death or disability of the veteran must submit:

  • Hazlewood Act Exemption Application
  • Veteran's DD214 from the Department of Defense showing the nature of discharge
  • Proof from the Department of Defense or from the Veterans Administration regarding veteran's death or 100% disability related to service
  • Copy of birth certificate or marriage license to verify dependency
  • Printout from the Hazlewood Database with the number of hours the veteran or dependent has used (even if the number is zero)

Required documents for Renewal Applicants:

The dependent child or spouse must submit:

Last updated 10/4/2021 5:51 AM