FTA Application Process. Go to www.virtualarmory.com For FTA applications. Click Federal Tuition Assistance. NOTE: Go into tools to change pop-up blockers. Click on Popup Blocker. Click Here. Put www.nationalguardbenefits.com – here then click “Add”.
For FTA applications
Login using your AKO username and password. If you do not know your password then contact AKO Help Desk.
Please read each SOU point listed to understand your requirements to receive FTA
Click to continue
Fill in Required information
Click on “Select School” to fill in your school information
Please make sure you fill in your Goal (i.e., Associates, Bachelors, etc.)
Input your degee plan (ie, Math, Accounting, Sociology, etc.)
After you locate the state – click on the first letter of your school name then below click on the school that you are attending from the list.
After you complete the other information about your degree and goal, fill in the begin date and end dates of your classes. (yyyymmdd) – click “Continue”
If you don’t know the cost per hour look at your billing statement (take your total tuition rate (just tuition, no fees) divide it by the number of credit hours you are taking then put that amount in the cost/hour spot for each class.
We will pay for Classroom fees (registration, athletic, labs but no books, housing, meals) – list the total amount of fees in the fees column – also list the specific fees in the remarks
Notice the total.
If your school has a flat tuition rate then you can put it here and let the program break it down – do not put in fees here – then continue with “Review”
If there are 3 green checks then everything you input is correct. If you have a red “X” then correct the error to continue
Please read and understand the Recoupment Policy – then click on Agree
Please note whether this is a New Request or Updated if you are making changes – please use the remarks for any information that I may need to know.
Print your application BEFORE you submit for proof if we do not receive it then click Submit to send the application to us.
NOTE: If you receive a bill from the school: DO NOT PANIC!