$12.50 a clock hour. TA is capped at $3,500 per
individual per fiscal year for vocationa/technical
courses leading to a certificate.
· High school completion courses (measured in
Carnegie units) for service members who do not
have a high school diploma: TA will fund 100
· Within existing caps, the Navy pays 100% for
members serving in a Secretary of Defense
Contingency Operations area.
· A service member may now apply to the
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for
reimbursement of tuition not covered by Tuition
The service member must be
eligible for Montgomery GI Bill benefits. Ask
the local Navy College Office for information on
procedures for requesting reimbursement.
When TA funds are constrained, the Chief of Naval
Operations may impose policy changes on the level of
funding and the priorities for authorizing TA.
TA Submission and Approval Requirements
Applicants must submit an Application for TA
(NAVMC 10883) to the Navy College Office before
the class convening date.
· The service member and a Navy College Office
education specialist/guidance counselor have a
counseling session, either one-on-one or in a
group, and decide what institution to attend,
what course of study to pursue, and which
course(s) to take. TA policies are fully explained
to the member.
· The service member fills out an Application for
TA Form, which lists the courses he or she plans
to take during the upcoming term. This form is
available from the Navy College Office or the
students parent command. The service member
must read and comply with all the provisions on
the reverse of this form.
The TA form is
available in the Navy Supply System, stock
number 0109-LF-069-0000 or on the Navy
College web site.
· The member submits the form to the Navy
College Office before course registration. The
form must be submitted before the end of the
schools late registration or add-drop period.
· Navy College Offices process and approve the
Upon approval, a TA
Authorization Form is signed by the education
specialist/guidance counselor and returned to
the service member.
· The member submits the original, signed copy of
the TA Authorization Form to the school at
registration. At that time, the service member
pays the tuition costs not covered by TA. The
college will use this authorized form to bill the
Navy for the remainder of the tuition costs.
TA will fund distance learning through either
up-front TA or on a reimbursable basis. To obtain
up-front TA for distance learning, the coursework must
be completed in one school term and there must be
definite beginning and ending dates. Terms cannot
exceed 24 weeks. The Navy through DANTES
reimburses courses that exceed 24 weeks provided the
service member enrolls using DANTES Form 1562/31
and completes the course with a passing grade.
DANTES Form 1562/31 is available at Navy College
Q6. TA is the Navys financial assistance program for
what type of service members?
Q7. Federal law provides for multiple levels of
funding under TA. What is the maximum amount
of TA that may be provided for undergraduate
and graduate courses?
Q8. When funds are constrained, who may impose
policy changes on the level of funding and the
priorities for authorizing TA?
Academic Skills are provided through the Navy
College Learning Program with instruction in English,
mathematics, and reading through computer courses
and/or instructor-taught classes.
Offering a sound
educational foundation before proceeding on to
college level work, this Navy College Program is
available at no cost to commands or participants.
Sailors may work on their English, mathematics,
and/or reading skills at either Navy College Learning
Centers (NCLCs), which are established at specified
Navy bases according to available funding and
contract requirements, or in Navy College Learning
Program (NCLP) courses taught by contracted
instructors on the installation. After completion of a
diagnostic placement test, both NCLC and NCLP
provide non-credit instruction designed to advance the