Pennsylvania National Guard EAP

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Together with the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, PHEAA administers this tuition assistance program for students who enter into a service commitment with the Pennsylvania National Guard for a period of 6 years.

Am I Eligible?

To be considered for the Pennsylvania National Guard Education Assistance Program (EAP), you must:

How Much Can I Expect to Receive?

  Full-Time Attendance Part-Time Attendance
Undergraduates

The lesser of:

  • 100% of the tuition at the institution where you are enrolled
    OR
  • 100% of the tuition charged to a Pennsylvania resident at a state-owned university

The lesser of:

  • 100% of the tuition for a part-time course of study
    OR
  • Two-thirds of the full-time tuition charged to a Pennsylvania resident at a state-owned university
Graduate degree candidates or those who already hold a bachelor's degree

Eligible for only part-time funding

The lesser of:

  • 50% of the tuition charged for a part-time course of study
    OR
  • One-third of the full-time tuition charged to a Pennsylvania resident at a state-owned university

If you fail to honor the service commitment with the Pennsylvania National Guard, you must repay your total EAP award amount, plus interest.

How Do I Apply?

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