Kansas National Guard

Kansas National Guard Education Assistance Program

The Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance provides up to 100% of tuition and fees that leads to the award of a certificate, diploma or degree upon satisfactory completion of course work requirements for members of a Kansas Air/Army National Guard unit.  Full-time enrollment not required.  This program is administrated by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Employment Opportunities for Veterans

Federal Tuition Assistance (Army)

Educational Opportunities for Veterans

Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) will pay for up to 16 semester hours a year with a $250 cap on each hour. You can use FTA with other programs to cover up to 100 percent of your tuition.

Kansas ROTC Service Scholarship

Student agrees to accept a commission as a Second Lieutenant and serve for not less than four years as a commissioned officer in the Kansas Army National Guard.  This program is only available at Kansas State University, Pittsburg State University, University of Kansas, Washburn University and some community colleges.

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Academic and Benefits Counseling

Career Exploration for Veterans

The Education Services Office can provide information to help find a school and a degree program that meets your aspirations. Factors such as program flexibility, having a military friendly atmosphere, acceptance of transfer credits and credit-by-exam, and a willingness to accept military training all come into play with a civilian education plan.


We can help you use your benefits to ensure that you meet your education goals as easily as possible. We will show you what benefits are available to you, as well as how to apply for them.  We will show how to combine certain benefits and which programs should be used for different levels of education.

Interested in student loan repayment?

This program repays existing, qualifying student loans up to $50,000 for new Soldiers, prior service Soldiers, and officers who qualify. Contact Master Sgt. Amy Umbarger at (785) 646-0157.

Testing Services

Find information about the SAT and ACT, graduate school exams, and tests that can help you earn academic credit for civilian and military experience (the CLEP, DSST and Excelsior exams). The Guard can also help pay for many of the tests to further your education. If you have questions or would like to schedule a test, contact the Education Services Office at (785) 646-0155.

Educational Opportunities for Veterans
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