Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA):
National Guard members may be eligible for FTA. Veterans can receive up to $250 per semester hour and up to $4500 per fiscal year for classroom and/or distance learning degree and non-degree study at accredited public and private institutions.
All applications for Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) must be submitted online and they are due PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES. https://pec.ngb.army.mil/
Before 1st day of class
Guard Tuition Incentive Program (GTIP):
The Guard Tuition Incentive Program (GTIP) is a state funded award to assist soldiers with their educational expenses. A soldier can receive up to $2500 per Spring or Fall semesters and up to $1250 for each summer session. The total state fiscal year (1 July-30 June) amount will not exceed $5000 dollars. The scholarship is credited to the soldier’s UACCB student account
Fall Application Dates
July 1 - August 15
Spring Application Dates
November 1 - December 15
Summer Application Dates
First Summer Session: May 1 - May 15
Second Summer Session: Jun 1 - Jun 15
If you have questions about FTA or GTIP, contact the Education Service Officer at your unit or at Camp Robinson.
Military Dependent Scholarship Program (sponsored by ADHE):
Waiver of tuition, fees, room and board at any public college, university, or technical institute in Arkansas for dependents and spouses of Arkansans who were killed or missing in action or who were prisoners of war or who are totally and permanently disabled.
Application Deadline Dates
June 1 - Late Summer and Fall terms
November 1 - Spring and Early Summer terms
For complete information regarding the Military Dependents Scholarship Program (MDS), please see the MDS Rules and Regulation or call 501-54 STUDY or 501-371-2050.