Federal Tuition Assistance

Army National Guard (ARNG) and Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) provides financial assistance to part-time ARNG and AGR soldiers. To apply for FTA, visit ArmyIgnitED or see the Education Services Official within your unit. For more information about FTA and how to apply, visit Army National Guard.

  • Eligible the day the member joins the service.
  • Officers must serve 4 years following completion.
  • Enlisted soldiers must remain in the ARNG during the term of courses.
  • Members receiving ROTC scholarship are not eligible.
  • Benefit: 100% of tuition (capped at $250 per semester hour and $4,000 per fiscal year)
  • A student who is eligible for MGIB – Selected Reserve (CH 1606) or MGIB- Active Duty (CH 30) may also use FTA, but the two benefits may not be applied towards the same course(s). MGIB-SR must be enrolled at least 1/2 time to use both benefits.
  • MGIB-AD participants drawing kicker benefits are not eligible for FTA.
2024–25 Cost Per Credit Hour
Program Name Status Cost/Hour
Standard Tuition Undergraduate $1,687
Athletic Training Graduate $1,106
Physical Therapy Graduate $1,029
Speech-language Pathology Graduate $561


*The rates above are based on the calculation provided by the DoD to figure a “per credit cost” for full-time students. Please note that this per credit hour rate is subject to change based on future tuition rate increases.

Prior to enrolling, students should contact their ESO, military counselor, or Service for benefit approval. For program approval and further information on how to use your military benefit at LVC, please contact:

Jocelyn Martin, Associate Director of Financial Aid | 717-867-6182 | jomartin@lvc.edu


FTA contact information:

Federal Tuition Assistance Mgr: (717) 861-9238

GI Bill Manager: (717) 861-2717

Incentives (Bonus) Manager: (717) 861-8213

Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
Annville, PA 17003-5002
Phone: 717-861-2717 or (800) 634-1790
Fax: 717-861-9200
DSN phone: 491-9238 DSN FAX: 491-9239