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TN STRONG Act 2017 Tuition Reimbursement Program

Tennessee Public Chatper No. 229.

King University is a TN STRONG Act Approved School


This is a tuition assistance program that provides reimbursement to an educational institution on behalf of eligible members of the Tennessee National Guard. The reimbursement will be in the amount equal to 100% of the maximum resident undergraduate In-State tuition charged by the post-secondary institution member attends.

This program will fund no more than 120 credit hours or 8 full time semesters or equivalent towards an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree when attending a regionally accredited postsecondary institution within Tennessee.

TN National Guard members can apply for this program but must have not missed a ship date to succesfully complete basic military training prior to course start date. 

Must maintain satisfactory academic progress with 2.0 GPA minimum for the academic term for which STRONG Act tuition reiumbursement is being sought. A failing grade ‘F’ will not be paid if only one course is taken. Application packets are required to be completed within (90) days of course completion.

Application packets consist of several items; once prepared the initial application packet is submitted for Commander’s Review and Recommendation. Course/ degree plans from the chosen postsecondary institution will be required as part of the application packet after the completion of nine (9) credit hours or equivalent using the STRONG Act tuition reimbursement.

Member’s will sign a release statement to authorize communication between State TA Managers and chosen postsecondary institution on member’s behalf. Students are responsible to ensure final grades are forwarded to the State TA Manager.

This constitutes a complete application packet. Only complete packets will be considered for TN STRONG Act tuition reimbursement.

Payments will be made directly to postsecondary institutions on behalf of member.



Click here for the application instructions for TN STRONG Act 2018