Members of the Select Reserves are eligible for tuition assistance (TA) through their respective branches.
You can apply for TA by visiting https://rcms.ocar.army.pentagon.mil/education. If approved, USAR offers TA for 100 percent of tuition and fees up to:
For assistance applying to CSU through the GoArmyEd Portal, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 977-8449 ex 6521.
Eligibility for USAR TA:
Applying for ATA through GoArmyEd:
To apply for USAFR TA, contact your education service officer. The USAFR TA offers 100 percent TA for undergraduate degree programs and 75% for graduate studies up to the set cap of:
For assistance applying to CSU through the Air Force Portal, please contact email@example.com or call (800) 977-8449 ex 6521.
An airman must be actively participating (for pay and points) and be in good standing (does not have a UIF, not placed on a control roster, not pending or issued an Article 15, and/or not pending court martial) from the time the airman applies for and completes the course(s).
Tuition assistance is only available for courses leading to a degree at a level not already held by the airman or higher. Example: Airmen who already possess a bachelor's cannot apply for an associate or second bachelor's (education levels must be progressive and not equivalent). EXCEPTION: Airmen pursuing an associate degree from Community College of the Air Force in their primary controlled Air Force Specialty Code are authorized tuition assistance regardless of any other degrees held.
Airmen are responsible for paying all costs up-front to attending institution.
The USCGR currently does not offer Tuition Assistance to Reservists.
The USNR currently does not offer Tuition Assistance to Reservists.
The USMC currently does not offer Tuition Assistance to Reservists.