National Guard Tuition Assistance
National Guard students can request tuition assistance using the National Guard system.
National Guard students will need a CAC card reader to access the system; if you do not have access to one, visit your local armory or speak to your Unit Administrator.
- Use AKO username and password to access personal information
- Click THE "Education" Tab on the top left side of the page
- Select "Online Applications" then select "Federal Tuition Assistance Application"
- Complete and Submit Tuition Assistance Application Form 2171
- Your State Education Services Officer will approve Tuition Assistance. You will receive an e-mail authorization with approval.
- When you receive the authorization, email the authorization or via fax to (609) 292-1657. Thomas Edison State University will register you for your course. You will receive a confirmation once you are registered for your course. Your courses may be viewed or accessed on the day they begin via myEdison, the University's student portal.
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