Tuition Assistance

  • Service members must consult with their Educational Services Officer (ESO) or Service Education Counselor PRIOR to enrolling in classes.
  • All Army members MUST apply for and exhaust Federal TA before State TA is awarded.
  • Soldiers must remain in an active military status for the semester/session for which they are receiving educational assistance. Failure to maintain active status will result in the recoupment of unearned funds.
  • Student is required to be a member prior to the start date of class and remain a member until the end date of class.
  • For eligible Soldiers, Federal TA funds up to $250 per semester hour for up to 16 semester hours each fiscal year–all towards tuition to advance your education.
  • Federal TA lifetime limits of the program:
    • 130 undergraduate semester hours
    • 39 graduate semester hours
    • 21 certificate/diploma semester hours
  • State TA has a 150 credit hour maximum lifetime usage.
  • State TA is awarded based on available funding.
  • State TA will only pay for 15 credit hours for Fall and Spring semesters, and 9 credit hours for Summer semester.
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5. Failure to maintain the grade point average will result in academic probation for the next semester. Should the grade point average remain below the 2.5 level, the program will deny the student any further State TA until achieving the required grade point average.
  • Students may only use State TA to obtain their first undergraduate degree.
  • Students may not use State TA to obtain a degree in theology or divinity.
  • Army members who have not completed AIT or BOLC are eligible to apply for State TA.

Select the appropriate Service Tuition Assistance (TA) link to create a user account.

  • Enrollment requests must be submitted through ArmyIgnitED prior to the course start date. Any enrollments requested on or after the class start date will be approved as Soldier-funded.
  • TA is requested on a course-by-course basis, and each course must be part of an approved degree program.
  • ArmyIgnitED will notify the Soldier whether the TA is approved or not. If the TA request is not approved, ArmyIgnitED will advise the Soldier of the reason and next steps.
  • All drops/withdrawals must take place through ArmyIgnitED. Soldiers who do not successfully complete a class will be required to repay the TA. Soldiers who are unable to successfully complete a class due to military reasons must request a Withdrawal for Military Reasons.

Request to upload Course Enrollment to Army IgnitEd for SUMMER 2022

Request to upload Course Enrollment to Army IgnitEd for FALL 2022