Veteran Scholarships

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Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA)


National Guard members may be eligible for FTA. Veterans can receive up to $250 per semester hour for classroom and/or distance learning degree 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.  For the most current guidelines, please visit the Go Army Ed website at www.goarmyed.com.

Veterans can receive payment of tuition and NGTW may also cover mandatory fees, depending on funding availability.  The application period is from 30-60 days prior to the start of the semester to 60 day prior to through 30 days AFTER the start of the semester. For more information go to https://arkansas.nationalguard.mil/EIB/NGTW.  As of January 7, 2021, the requirement of an actual digital or physical signature on the application is required. The following links may be useful:

If you have questions about FTA, 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.



For complete information regarding the Military Dependents Scholarship Program (MDS), please see the MDS Rules and Regulation or call 501-371-2050.


Contact Info

Jennifer Sinele

Veteran's Affairs

P.O. Box 3350
Batesville, AR 72503
Phone: 870-612-2015


OFFICE HOURS:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm



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