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GoArmyEd Information Portal for NG-Oregon Education Services Office

               Oregon Army National Guard Education Office
Our mission is to support readiness and enhance quality of life for the Oregon Army National Guard by providing and managing                                               responsive and quality educational self-development programs and services 
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                  Salem, Oregon 97309
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                                 Education Services Specialist                                                                    
                                            Ann Browning
                                          (503) 584-3434
                 Fax us: (503) 584-3962 (Attn: Education Office)
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Tuition Assistance 

How Do I Qualify? 

 Currently serving in the Army National Guard, and have completed at least one year of service from your AIT/BOLC graduation date and do not have an ETS or MRD prior to completion of course(s).  Officers and Warrant Officers are subject to a four year Reserve Duty Service Obligation (RDSO) OR two year Active Duty Service Obligation (ADSO). Unit flags prevent use of TA funding until flag is successfully resolved. 

What Do I Get?

FTA will pay up to $250 per semester hour(SH)/$165 per quarter hour(QH) up to 16 SH/24QH per fiscal year


Lifetime limit of 21 SH to complete a certificate program  

     Lifetime limit of 130 Undergraduate SH/195 QH (Associates and/or Bachelors Degree)


Lifetime limit of 39 Graduate SH/58 QH (Master's Degree)


FTA may pay towards the cost of tuition ONLY IF:


o   The college/university is regionally or nationally accredited and is a GoArmyEd participant

o   The course must award college credit (semester hours, quarters hours or clock hours)

o   The funded course(s) meets a requirement in your documented degree plan from the school (this can include prerequisite courses)

o   Maintain an undergraduate GPA of 2.0 for FTA-funded courses

o   Maintain a graduate GPA of 3.0 for FTA-funded courses

o   Is NOT used in conjunction with Chapter 1606 MGIB-SR or Chapter 1607 REAP


FTA may pay toward one credential at each of the following levels:


o   Undergraduate level certificate/certification 

o   Associate Degree

o   Bachelor Degree

o   Graduate level certificate/certification

Must NOT have already earned a Master Degree to be eligible

o   Master Degree

First Professional Degrees NOT eligible (i.e. doctorate degrees, juris doctorates, etc.)

                    *If you have used any FTA for a Bachelor’s Degree (even 1 credit hour) you must complete ten years of service prior to using FTA for a Master’s Degree 
Programs NOT Eligible for FTA 

Courses leading to a credential that is lower or lateral to the highest credential you have already been awarded

o   Example: if you have a Bachelor’s Degree (even if you came in the Guard with one), you cannot use TA to pursue a second Bachelors or an Associate’s Degree

Any program that bundles tuition and fees together into a lump sum

      Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or courses that do not meet degree requirement 
GI Bill
Apply for your GI Bill through the VA website at http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp
  Don't forget to upload a copy of your supporting documents that verify eligibility.  If you are applying for the Chapter 1606 MGIB upload a copy of your Notice of Eligibility (NOBE), Ch30 or the Chapter 33/Post 9/11, upload a copy of your DD 214 that verify eligible active duty time. If you contracted for the GI Bill be sure and upload a copy of your kicker contract.
The Army Personnel Testing (APT) encompasses standardized test to determine eligibility for specialized training and to support the Army's personnel selection and classification process, including language proficiency testing.  Currently, the Oregon Army National Guard Education Office offers the following tests:  Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT),  Selection Instrument  Flight Training (SIFT), Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT),  Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) and Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).   Soldiers interested in taking an APT at this location must contact their unit to obtain a completed a DA 4187 prior to scheduling an appointment with this office.