About: The Recruitment Incentive and Retention Program pays 100% of the cost of tuition only for credit bearing courses at state institutions. Minimum enrollment for part-time is at least six, but less than twelve, credit hours per semester or at least four, but less than eight, semester hours per quarter at an institution. Members may receive no more than eight semesters of full-time study, four academic years, or ten semesters if the program requires five years to complete. Members may not receive more than sixteen semesters of part-time study. Funds are limited and applications should be submitted quickly.
Eligibility: National Guard Service member upon his or her enrollment in a degree-producing curriculum in any institution.