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UNCLASSIFIED
AGENDA
• Federal Tuition Assistance – “GoArmyEd”
• State Tuition Assistance
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Federal Tuition Assistance
• Completion of one year time in service upon graduation from MOS
producing school.
• Maximum of $250 per semester credit hour not to exceed $4000
per fiscal year (1 Oct – 30 Sep).
• Effective 23 July 2014, FTA pays tuition only.
• May be used in combination with other benefits.
• 10 year TIS requirement for graduate level.
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Federal Tuition Assistance
• Certificates, Associates through Masters or First Professional.
• Service Obligations Enlisted/Officer.
• 130 semester hours BA/39 semester hours Masters.
•
2.0 GPA for undergraduate and a 3.0 GPA for graduate.
• Reimbursement for less than C for undergraduate or B for graduate.
• Reimbursement for Incompletes.
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Federal Tuition Assistance
• Apply by going to www.GoArmyEd.com.
• Applications from Soldiers must be submitted 10 days prior to the
start of class and applications must be approved by day one of
class. Effective for classes with a start date of 23 July.
• ROTC cadets are not eligible to receive FTA if the cadet is receiving
any ROTC scholarship.
• Flagged Soldiers are ineligible to receive FTA.
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FTA Required Documents
Soldiers are required to submit:
• Student Agreement
• Itemized Bill
• Course Schedule
• Course Planner
• Degree Plan
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Drops and Withdrawals
• Drops
• Withdrawals
• Military Withdraws
• Personal Withdraws
AS OF 15 APR 2013
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Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
• FERPA - (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that
protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies
to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the
U.S. Department of Education.
• “Generally, schools must have written permission from the
parent or eligible student in order to release any information
from a student's education record. However, FERPA allows
schools to disclose those records, without consent, to the
following parties or under the following conditions (34 CFR §
99.31)”:
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Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
1. School officials with legitimate educational interest;
2. Other schools to which a student is transferring;
3. Specified officials for audit or evaluation purposes;
4. Appropriate parties in connection with financial aid to a student;
5. Organizations conducting certain studies for or on behalf of the school;
6. Accrediting organizations;
7. To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena;
8. Appropriate officials in cases of health and safety emergencies; and
9. State and local authorities, within a juvenile justice system, pursuant to specific State law.
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What schools can do to help!
• Provide Soldiers with a degree plan/SOCAD/student agreement
• Provide Soldiers with an itemized bill clearly showing the cost of
tuition.
• Do not bundle fees with tuition
• Provide Soldiers their course schedule
• Input grades in GoArmyEd within 14 days of the last day of class.
• Encourage Soldiers to call their education counselor if they need
assistance or have questions.
• Call our office if you need assistance
• Provide missing and current grades for courses
• Keep your DOD Memorandum of Understanding up to date
• Schedule us to come visit your school to assist you and Soldiers
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DoD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
• Department of Defense Voluntary Education
Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
(DOD MOU)
• Effective Date is 23 July 2014
• www.dodmou.com
Participating Institutions
is real time.
• VOLEDCONCERNS
• 850-452-1111 Ext. 3175
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Contact for FTA
• Contact Information: Mr. Bryan Steele
• Telephone: (573) 638-9500, Ext. 7645
• Fax: (573) 638-9620
• Email: [email protected]
• Mailing Address: The Adjutant General of MO
Attn: NGMO-PER-INC (Federal TA)
2302 Militia Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101-1203
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Federal Tuition Assistance
Questions?
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State Tuition Assistance
• Up to $274 (UOM TA Rate)
• 39 undergraduate credit hours a year (15,15,9)
• Up to 150 credit hours or first Bachelor’s
• “Per-hour” tuition only
• No Theology or Divinity
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State TA Eligibility
• Based on Pay Entry Base Date (PEBD):
1) 1-10 years of service: up to 100%
2) 10-17 years of service: up to 50%
• 2.5 Cumulative GPA
• Federal MUST be applied first.
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State TA Eligibility
• Member of the MOARNG prior to start
• Member remain the entire duration of class.
• Packet due before the start date of class for
Traditional (16 week semester) Schools and no
later than 30 days after the start date of class
for the Non- Traditional (less than 16 weeks)
Schools.
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How to Apply for STA
• Soldier should access: moguard.com,
member/employee, tuition assistance
• Print Application and State-Statement of
Understanding
• Complete Application, to include Commander’s
Signature
• Initial and Sign the State Statement of Understanding
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How to Apply for STA
• Turn in Course Schedule
• Turn in Itemized Bill
• Turn in up-to-date Official Transcript.
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ETP for STA
• Memorandum from Soldier.
• Memorandum from Commander.
• ETP approval is at the discretion of the State
Education Assistance Program Committee
(EAPC).
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Contact Info for STA
• Contact Information: Mrs. Brenella Mehrhoff
• Telephone: (573) 638-9500, Ext. 7023
• Fax: (573) 638-9620
• Email: [email protected]
• Mailing Address: The Adjutant General of MO
Attn: NGMO-PER-INC (State TA)
2302 Militia Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101-1203
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UNCLASSIFIED
MOARNG Education Office
Missouri Army National Guard
Education Services Officer (ESO)
CW3 Susan C. Galloway 573-638-9500 ext 9637
Federal TA (GoArmyEd)
State TA (Missouri)
Bryan Steele
Brenella Mehrhoff
Education Services Specialist (ESS)
State TA Manager
573-638-9500 ext 7645
573-638-9500 ext 7023
[email protected]
[email protected]
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