Monthly survivor annuity payments for a child can continue after age 18 if the child is a full-time student attending a recognized school. Benefits can continue until age 22.
For continued benefits the adult child should take the Certification of Full-Time School Attendance form, to the school or university for its completion. You may print the form from the following link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/RI25-41.pdf. (PDF 160 KB) Once it has been fully completed, you should bring it to the FBU.