Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP) Scholarship

Army National Guard: Drilling

Benefit Fact Sheet


The Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP) Scholarship is a need-based scholarship program established to assist the Spouses of active duty and retired Soldiers and Surviving Spouses of Soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status in obtaining an undergraduate degree. The purpose of the program is to assist Spouse/Surviving Spouse in gaining the education required to allow them to qualify for increased occupational opportunities.


Spouses of Army National Guard Soldiers on active duty status for drill are NOT eligible for SEAP funds UNLESS they are on active duty for the entire academic year (on active duty for training (ADT) and serving under various sections of Title 10, United States Code).

Application is available on the AER website, https://www.aerhq.org/. There is not a deadline to apply, however, a timeline will be followed for the 2019-2020 academic year (fall 2019, winter, 2020, spring 2020, summer 2020) so be sure to apply in time to receive your funds when needed.

Additional Information
Document Review Date: 15 August 2019