Selected Reserve/National Guard Student Loan Repayment Program

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Program Type
Other

Description
Program provides partial repayment college loan repayment for qualified individuals who enlist in the Army or Air Force National Guard or the Army or Air Force Reserve.

Eligibility
Student must enlist in the Army or Air Force National Guard or Army or Air Force Reserve for a six-year period, complete all military training, be MOS qualified, complete at least one year of Guard or Reserve Service and must borrow from one of the following loan funds: Stafford, Perkins, PLUS, or Consolidated. Loans must be at least one-year old to qualify and are restricted to enlisted personnel. This program is not available for officers.

Value
Repays 15% or $500, whichever is greater, on any outstanding balance on eligible loans. Paid once a year on the anniversary of the enlistment on loans at least one year old. Some limitations apply. Total repayment cannot exceed $10,000.

Application Procedure
The educational assistance grant may only be applied to those institutions approved by the NC State Approving Agency, and physically located in NC.

Please contact the State or Territory Education Office for the most accurate information.

Education Service Officer
MAJ Sarah Dicks
(919) 664-6427
sarah.dicks@ng.army.mil

Tuition Assistance manager
SPC Eric Burgos
(919) 664-6215/6194
eric.burgos@us.army.mil

GI Bill Manager
SPC Thomas Parker
(919) 664-6488/6935
thomas.parker@us.army.mil

Web site for Army National Guard Education, Incentives and Employment: www.education.ng.mil

Other Information
Recipients must enlist in the Army or Air Force National Guard or Army or Air Force Reserve for a six year period.

Related Links

Useful websites:

http://www.education.ng.mil (ARNG EDU website)
http://www.gibill.va.gov (VA website)
https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/TEB (DoD Transferability website)
https://minuteman.ngb.army.mil/benefits (ARNG SOU)
http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp (VA Application)