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About VA Form 22-5490

Form name: Dependents' Application for VA Education Benefits
Related to: Education and training, Family member benefits
Form last updated: May 2022

When to use this form

Use VA Form 22-5490 when a spouse or dependent is applying for educational benefits under Chapter 35 Survivors' and Dependents' Education Assistance (DEA) or Chapter 33 Fry Scholarship.

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