Navy TA may not be authorized for the following
Any course for which the applicant is receiving
assistance under any other provision of law where such
a payment would constitute a duplication of benefits
from the Federal Treasury. In cases where federal grant
monies are credited to the institutional students
accounts, the credited portion is not calculated in the TA
application. The TA is calculated after grants,
scholarships, and fellowships have been subtracted
from the cost of tuition.
Funds obligated across fiscal years. Separate
applications must be submitted for courses beginning in
different fiscal years. The date the TA authorization form
is signed by the Navy Campus education specialist
determines the fiscal year to be used.
Courses previously completed (where a grade of
D or better was received).
Physical education and recreation courses unless
these courses are required by the institution for degree
TA is not authorized for service members in a
The Navy Campus education specialist has
approval authority for TA. The following conditions
must be met to approve TA:
An applicants academic record must indicate
that course prerequisites have been met.
For undergraduate students, an academic average
of C on the previous 12 semester hours or
equivalent taken under TA must be maintained.
For graduate students, an academic average of B
on the previous 12 semester hours or equivalent
taken under TA must be maintained.
Classroom courses using TA must be completed
by the applicants expiration of active obligated
TUITION ASSISTANCE APPLICATION
TA is as an advance for active duty Navy personnel
to help defray out-of-pocket tuition expenses. Requests
for TA must be submitted and approved before the
institutions late registration deadline. Mail-in requests
are accepted for processing if received within 30 days
after course start date. The applicant submits a
completed Special Request/Authorization, NAVPERS
1336/3, and a TA Registration, NAVEDTRA 1560/6
(sample of this form shown in fig. 3-1), to the servicing
Navy Campus office. All applicants must be advised that
until they are in receipt of a properly signed TA
Authorization, NAVEDTRA 1560/5 (sample of this
form shown in fig. 3-2), approval of TA cannot be
TA for independent study is reimbursed after
successful completion of studies. TA application
procedures for independent study are covered in
paragraph 310 of CNETINST 1560.3D.
Command approval to enroll in off-duty education
courses is required to use TA. A command-approved
special request/authorization verifying that the
applicants projected duty schedule will allow for
participation in, and completion of, the course(s) for
which TA is requested must be submitted to the Navy
Campus office or mail-in address when TA is requested.
The special request/authorization must be submitted to
Navy Campus before course registration.
Before course registration, the applicant also must
complete, sign, and submit in person the TA registration
form to the local Navy Campus office. When no local
office is available, the TA registration form must be
submitted to the designated mail-in address.
The local Navy Campus office, or designated
mail-in office, processes and approves the TA request
when the special request/authorization and TA
registration form have been submitted, eligibility
criteria are met, and appropriate counseling has
occurred. Upon approval, the Navy Campus office
prepares the TA authorization form. The authorization
must be signed by the applicant and the Navy Campus
education specialist. TA authorization forms are not
valid until properly signed by a Navy Campus
The original signed TA authorization form is
returned to the applicant. The applicant then submits the
authorization to the school when registering for classes.
Any changes occurring at the time of registration
must be immediately reported by TA applicants to the
Navy Campus office authorizing TA. The educational
institution and applicant do not have authority to make
changes to the amount originally authorized. If the TA
authorization is used to support a course other than the