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Tuition Assistance - Air Force - Military Services


  • You must be an active or reserve member of the US Air Force.

Benefits Provided

Tuition Assistance Program (TA) will pay 100 percent of tuition and fees not exceed:

  • $250 @ Semester Credit Hour or
  • $166 @ Quarter Credit Hour and
  • $4,500 @ Fiscal Year

Application Requirements

Applications for Tuition Assistance can be applied for online using the Air Force Virtual Education Center. This must be done through the Air Force Portal at


You will be unable to apply online for TA if the following applies to you:

  • Missing grades more than 60 days from course end date.
  • Suspense dates that have expired.
  • Missing personal data in the education record including: Phone, DOS, DOB, Unit, Office Symbol, Mailing Address, Email Address, Base and Education Level.
  • Requesting TA for courses that start more than 30 days into the future.
  • Requesting TA for courses that have already started.
  • Requesting TA for lower level courses which are less than highest ed level awarded.
  • No degree plan in records.
  • TA is not authorized for courses leading to a lateral or lower level degree than you already possess (i.e. second associate's or bachelor's degree).
  • No Tuition Assistance for post-masters degree course work or degree.