Tuition Assistance (TA)

Army National Guard: State Active Duty

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The Tuition Assistance (TA) Program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty civilian education programs in support of a Soldier's professional and personal self-development goals. TA is a Public Law that is implemented by Department of Defense (DoD) Directive and DoD Instruction, and all Soldiers (officers, warrant officers, enlisted) on active duty, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers on active duty (pursuant to U.S. Code Title 10 or Title 32), and TPU Soldiers are authorized to participate in the TA program.


Army National Guard Soldiers on state active duty are not eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA).

Army National Guard Soldiers can use the Army National Guard Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA). To apply for FTA go to

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Document Review Date: 28 June 2023