About: The California National Guard Education Assistance Program (CNG EAAP) issues financial awards to qualifying members of the California Army or Air National Guard and State Military Reserve. The grant can pay up to 100% of fees at the Universities of California, California State University and California Community Colleges, and eligible California non-public institutions.
Eligibility: Soldier must be an active member of, and has served two (2) years in the California National Guard, the State Military Reserve, or the Naval Militia. Agrees to remain an active member throughout the participation period, agrees to use the award to obtain a certificate, degree or diploma that is not currently held. Has been accepted to, registered at, or enrolled in a qualifying institution. Agrees to maintain enrollment in at least three (3) academic units per semester. Agrees to maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) annually in a qualifying institution; and is a resident of California for at least one year immediately preceding the date of determination.