Tuition Assistance Top-Up (TATU)

Army National Guard: Full Time National Guard Duty (FTNGD)

Benefit Fact Sheet


Tuition Assistance Top-Up (TATU) is an augmentation to the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) - Active Duty education program. It permits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay a benefit equal to the difference between the total cost of a college course and the amount of Tuition Assistance (TA) that is paid by the Army for the course, up to the Veteran's rate.


Army National Guard Soldiers on state active duty are not eligible for TATU.

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the Tuition Assistance Top-Up webpage maintained by Veterans Affairs:

Document Review Date: 31 August 2018