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Military Spouse

Military Spouse Tuition Assistance

My Career Advancement Account/MyCAA

Through MyCAA, spouses of active duty military members are now eligible to apply to the Department of Defense for a one-time $6,000 scholarship for a program of study that leads to a "portable" employable job skill.

NOTE: If you receive a security warning when you attempt to access the MyCAA website via the above link you can override the security warning and proceed to the website. It is a legitimate, secure Department of Defense website.

Once you have established your MyCAA account, use the AI portal to search for schools that have subscribed to the program and then proceed to build your program for the DoD online advisor.

If you intend to pursue a degree or certificate program at TCC and you do not see your TCC program listed at the AI portal, contact Frank McDougald in the Veterans Services office (P: 253.566.5033) and he can build that program into the portal.

Final approval is based on actual registration in the courses and they must have the exact dollar amount for your tuition. The TCC Cashier's office has set up the account for billing the DoD. The TCC Registrar may also require you to sign a release form allowing us to report the grades for the completed courses to the DoD.

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