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AGENDA. Federal Tuition Assistance – “GoArmyEd” State Tuition Assistance. 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).

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  • Federal Tuition Assistance – “GoArmyEd”

  • State Tuition Assistance

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.

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.

Federal Tuition Assistance

  • Apply by going to

  • 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.

FTA Required Documents

Soldiers are required to submit:

  • Student Agreement

  • Itemized Bill

  • Course Schedule

  • Course Planner

  • Degree Plan

Drops and Withdrawals

  • Drops

  • Withdrawals

  • Military Withdraws

  • Personal Withdraws

AS OF 15 APR 2013

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)”:

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.

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

DoD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

  • Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (DOD MOU)

  • Effective Date is 23 July 2014


    Participating Institutions

    is real time.  


  • 850-452-1111 Ext. 3175

Contact for FTA

  • Contact Information: Mr. Bryan Steele

  • Telephone: (573) 638-9500, Ext. 7645

  • Fax: (573) 638-9620

  • Email:

  • Mailing Address: The Adjutant General of MO

    Attn: NGMO-PER-INC (Federal TA)

    2302 Militia Drive

    Jefferson City, MO 65101-1203

Federal Tuition Assistance


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

State TA Eligibility

  • Based on Pay Entry Base Date (PEBD):

  • 1-10 years of service: up to 100%

  • 10-17 years of service: up to 50%

  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA

  • Federal MUST be applied first.

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.

How to Apply for STA

  • Soldier should access:, 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

How to Apply for STA

  • Turn in Course Schedule

  • Turn in Itemized Bill

  • Turn in up-to-date Official Transcript.


  • Memorandum from Soldier.

  • Memorandum from Commander.

  • ETP approval is at the discretion of the State Education Assistance Program Committee (EAPC).

Contact Info for STA

  • Contact Information: Mrs. Brenella Mehrhoff

  • Telephone: (573) 638-9500, Ext. 7023

  • Fax: (573) 638-9620

  • Email:

  • Mailing Address: The Adjutant General of MO

    Attn: NGMO-PER-INC (State TA)

    2302 Militia Drive

    Jefferson City, MO 65101-1203

MOARNG Education Office

Missouri Army National Guard

Education Services Officer (ESO)

CW3 Susan C. Galloway 573-638-9500 ext 9637

Federal TA (GoArmyEd)

Bryan Steele

Education Services Specialist (ESS)

573-638-9500 ext 7645

State TA (Missouri)

Brenella Mehrhoff

State TA Manager

573-638-9500 ext 7023

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