The Guard helps you get an education and prepares you for life.

Joining the Guard gives you more than just the pride that comes from serving your country. You can earn benefits to help pay for your education and expenses, and you can complete your education while you serve. The National Guard offers many programs for every type of student, whether you're still in high school, attending college or working toward a vocational certification. 



 

Get the Education You Deserve

  1. Federal Tuition Assistance
    Contact your local recruiter for more information.
  2. State Scholarships
    $1,200/semester reimbursement for passing classes at state-supported schools only; E-1 through E-7, W01 through CW3, O-1 through O-2; six-year contract; complete IAT/BOLC; less than 16 years of service; undergraduate degree only
  3. GI Bill
    Contact your local recruiter for more information.
  4. Apprenticeship
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