Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program

  • Public Act 259 of 2014 established the Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program (MINGSTAP) to provide tuition assistance to members of the Michigan National Guard who are attending any public or private college, university, vocational school, technical school or trade school located in Michigan.  For more information about the program, please call 517-481-7640 or email MINGSTAP@michigan.gov.

    • Up to $600 per credit hour
    • Up to $6,000 per year (tuition and fees combined)

    MINGSTAP is available to members of the Michigan National Guard who (1) are active in the National Guard (including the traditional service of one weekend/month and two weeks/year; (2) are not absent without leave or under UCMJ charges; and (3) meet the additional criteria established by the TAG consistent with the guard's recruiting and retention requirements.

    • Certificates
    • Vocational Training
    • Technical Training
    • Associate’s Degree
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s or first Professional Degree
       

    Public Act 259 of 2014
    Public Act 531 of 2016 
    Online Application
    Policy
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Point of Contact:
    Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
    State Operations – Budget Office
    3423 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
    Lansing, MI 48906
    Phone: 517-481-7640
    Fax: 517-481-7644
    Email: MINGSTAP@michigan.gov