You've earned the right to a higher education through your service in the U.S. Armed Forces. But how do you use your GI Bill benefits? Which version is right for you? The Legion can help answer questions about state and/or federal education benefits, who can use them, and how long.

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Tuition Assistance for Alaska National Guard:
This program provides full coverage for tuition and fees up to $1,000.00 per year at state schools. Reimbursement of tuition/fees is not to exceed $2,000 annually at other colleges/universities. Primary considerations are first-term soldiers, then 2LT-CPT(s) without bachelor’s degrees, and then all remaining applicants.
Eligibility: National Guard member with at least ninety days active duty.

Office of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 5800
Fort Richardson, AK 99505-5800
Phone: (907) 428-6513
Fax: (907) 428-6055

UAA Financial Aid Office
3901 Old Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1586
UAF Financial Aid Office
P.O. Box 756360
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-7256

UAS Financial Aid Office
11120 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 465-6255