Tuition Assistance

Application Summer 2021 CLOSED

Prospective Students/Members of CONG

Welcome to the Colorado State Tuition Assistance web page. Here you will find information on how and when to apply for Tuition Assistance program information and eligibility, and the participating institutions.

For additional information please email the State Tuition Assistance Program Manager Joni Fernandez at

Important Announcements

Reminder, you must apply for State TA every semester!

Please continue to check back regarding updates


    Summer 2021
    April 1
    April 30

Application packets must be complete and submitted online by the deadline in order to be considered.

State Tuition Assistance Overview

Which Guard Members are eligible to apply?
CO National Guard Members under the following ‘eligible’ statuses, are encouraged to apply for State Tuition Assistance:


  • Title 32: Traditional, AGR, Federal Technician, One-Time-Occasional-Tour (OTOT), M-Day for CO National Guard
    • 6 month minimum service requirement (including transfers)

Not Eligible:

  • Title 10: Active Duty (not part of CO National Guard)
  • Title 38 Veteran/Retiree
  • Reservists

To retain eligibilty a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 MUST be maintained. If a school reports a cumulative GPA lower than the 2.5 minimum the student will no longer be eligbile for State TA.

Currently, the program is paying up to $5,000 for tuition (only) per semester, at the approved schools listed below.

*Funding is not guaranteed and subject to change, based on funding availability. State TA eligibility caps: 132 credit hours or 8 years (whichever is reached first).

*State TA will give priority funding to students pursuing their first degree of that level (E.g. a first bachelors degree). Students pursuing a second degree of the same level may still apply for State TA but are not garunteed funding.