Virginia National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program
State Tuition Assistance
To apply for State Tuition Assistance benefits Service Members can go to https://statetuition.vangweb.com/
This website will hold your account for the duration of your time in the Virginia National Guard and the dashboard will allow you to track your state tuition assistance progress.
First, you will need to establish an account using your DoD ID number from your Common Access Card (CAC) or your military ID, along with basic personal information, to include your Pay Entry Basic Date (PEBD) or Pay Date for Air Guard. After you have been verified by the State Education office as being eligible for assistance, you will be able to submit your application online. Promissory Note and Grade Release forms will be emailed to you, which you must sign and return to the Education Office.
The window is now open to apply for the summer semester for the Virginia National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program. The deadline date to apply is 1 April for the summer.
If you have never applied before you must go in a fill out a profile first. The maximum tuition only limit for the current fiscal year is $7000. If you have used it for last fall 2021 or spring 2022 make sure you have not reached your maximum limit first.
Remember to hit “submit” after you enter your application, an email will be sent to you sending you a signature package. Open it up and download the Summer 2022 promissory note and grade release forms, fill them out and be sure to sign them with your original signature.
They must be mailed back to our office using the PO Box address in the signature package. Your application cannot be approved until we receive those signed documents.
State Tuition Assistance Website: https://statetuition.vangweb.com Use either Google chrome or Microsoft edge.
Please direct all questions to the State Education Office, Ms. Kegley, 434-298-6155 firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Stallings at 434-298-3020 email@example.com
Federal Tuition Assistance Program (FTA)
The Tuition Assistance (TA) Program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a Soldier’s professional and personal self-development goals. TA may not be used for a lower of the lateral degree program from the one the Soldier currently possesses. TA is not authorized for programs of study beyond a Master’s Degree. Soldiers may use TA to earn one degree at each level through the master’s level for a combined total of up to 130 SH at the undergraduate level (associate and bachelor’s), 39 SH for a master’s degree, and 21 SH for an academic certificate/diploma (undergraduate or graduate level) All eligible Soldiers will request TA through GoArmyEd. Annual FTA maximum is up to $250 per semester hour not to exceed $4,000 or 16 semester hours per Fiscal Year (FY).
To apply for Federal Tuition Assistance benefits Service Members can go to https://www.armyignited.com/. Applications must be submitted at least one week prior to the start date of classes. First time Soldiers will select “Request TA” to sign up for classes, complete the Common Application and submit a Statement of Understanding.
Annual FTA Maximum of 16 semester hours per Fiscal Year up to $250 per semester hour. Soldiers may use TA to earn one or more degrees through the master’s level for a combined total of up to 130 SH at the undergraduate level (associate and bachelor’s), 39 SH for a master’s degree, and 21 SH for an academic certificate/diploma (undergraduate or graduate level).
Soldiers must maintain an Army GPA of 2.0 for undergraduate and 3.0 for graduate or higher when using TA.
Contact the Education Service Specialist at (434) 298-6329 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about your Federal education benefits.