Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is a government benefit paid to current members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard to assist with tuition expenses at a higher education institution. Below is information on the process to request Military Tuition Assistance.
Basic steps for requesting Tuition Assistance
*A Fort Bragg Recognition Ceremony is held specifically for military affiliated students
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The purpose of the military scholarship is to provide free tuition to Fayetteville State University (FSU) undergraduate students who are military-affiliated (active-duty military, veterans, spouses and dependents).
Fayetteville State University will provide a framework to facilitate communication and cooperation involving students with VA educational benefits or Tuition Assistance by DOD and/or will be required to use such benefits first to pay for tuition and fees. Any additional tuition remaining after the use of VA educational benefits or Tuition Assistance will be covered by the military tuition scholarships (up to $500 for in-state military connected undergraduate students, per semester and up to $2500 for out-of-state military connected undergraduate students, per semester). Fayetteville State University will offer military-affiliated scholarships each academic year beginning in Fall 2022.
To qualify for this scholarship, an individual must (1) be an active-duty service member, member of the National Guard/Reserves, veteran with an honorable discharge, or military spouse or dependent, (2) have a GPA of at least 2.5 from an accredited university or high school, (3) timely submit all application materials to FSU, and (4) meet all requirements for admissions to FSU.
For further assistance with your financial aid needs, please contact Kervin Hawkins at (910) 672-1171 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at the Fort Bragg Training and Education Center Knox & Randolph Streets Wing F, Room 122 Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Tuition Assistance (TA) usually pays for tuition and will not pay for fees. The student is responsible for paying fees to their school.
If you withdraw officially from the University, your refund is subject to the Unviersity Withdrawal Policy. The purpose of student refunds is to reimburse students for monies paid in escess of tuition and fees. For more detailed information, visit the Student Accounts webpage.
Withdrawal for Extenuating Circumstances
Students may withdraw from individual courses or from the university for extenuating circumstances without the following academic penalty:
Extenuating circumstances include:
The student will be responsible to repay any Tuition Assistance (TA) funds received for grades that are not considered passing. The following grades are acceptable and will not be recouped:
Documentation required includes:
For more detailed information, visit the Student Accounts webpage.
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To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on Air Force Portal.
Click here: How to Apply for Air Force Tuition Assistance
To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on the Army Ignited website.
Click here: Tuition Assistance Checklist
Click here: Army Ignited and Tuition Assistance FAQs
Click here: North Carolina National Guard (State TA)
Click here: ARMY COOL (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line)
To determine if you are elgibile for this benefit, view the benefit information on the Coast Guard's Tuition Assistance Policies webpage.
To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on the U. S. Marine Corps Tuition Assistance webpage.
MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Tuition Assistance covers tuition for eligible military spouses. To determine if you are eligible, view the benefit information on the MyCAA Portal or contact a counselor directly at (800) 342-9647.
To determine if you are eligible for this benefit, view the benefit information on the U. S. Navy College website.
Click here: How to Apply for Navy Tuition Assistance