PM 08-02-06-b: Education Benefits

WAG 08-02-06-b.

When determining eligibility and benefit amount, consider money received for education purposes as follows:

  • Grants and Loans

    For AABD Cash and AABD Medical, all education grants and loans are exempt. 

  • Veteran's Educational Benefits (GI Bill)

    Income from educational benefits paid to a veteran or a dependent of a veteran is exempt only to the extent used to meet educational expenses such as tuition, fees, day care, transportation, etc. 

  • Supported Employment (ORS Sponsored)

    Wages, allowances, or reimbursements for transportation and attendant care costs received by a person employed in a Supported Employment Program under Title VI of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are exempt

  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

    Need based payments, cash assistance, or compensation in lieu of wages and allowances received under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) are exempt when determining eligibility and benefit amount.