*Explorer's Guide Maritime Academy's USCG Captains license including OUPV 6 Pack classes maybe qualify for tuition reimbursement and funding for both civilians and military personnel.
Civilian Funding Options:
Military Funding Options:
Your employer may offer a tuition reimbursement benefit through its human resources department. Participating employers may reimburse its employees for tuition, fees, and supplies.If available, each program is a little different. Check with your employer for specific details. Explorers Guide Maritime Academy does offer certificate programs.
In addition, the employee may be eligible for a tax exemption of up to $5,000 annually. For all nonmilitary TR requests or making a payment, please contact Brenda at Explorers Guide Maritime Academy
The Workforce Investment Act was designed to improve the quality of the workforce, enhance productivity and competitiveness, and to reduce welfare dependency. Eligibility is based on three categories of individuals: Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth.
Explorer’s Guide Maritime Academy is approved as an eligible training provider through the Bay Area Workforce Development Board (ID # 674-001). Those who qualify for WIA programs can now receive the necessary education for a merchant mariner’s license (Captain’s license) to get back into the workforce.
Displaced workers and other adults affected by lay-offs or business closings in the economic downturn now have a chance to get their Captain’s license and a new start in an exciting career field. The Wisconsin approval also permits people in other areas of the country to work with their local workforce development boards and case workers to determine if they qualify for this job retraining opportunity.
PayPal Credit is an open-end credit plan offered by WebBank in Salt Lake City, Utah. It allows users to pay for items (including tuition) without using a credit card. After customers open their accounts (including credit check). The approved customer can then pay the bill by mail (check) or online (via bank account) at www.billmelater.com. The first time customers are emailed a link to register with billmelater.com - so that they can check their balances or pay their bill. Customers also get an email whenever they are declined.
The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months (4 regular school years) of education benefits to eligible service members and veterans for: college, business, technical or vocational courses, correspondence courses, apprenticeship or job training, or flight training. Active duty service members, Guard, and Reserve, as well as Veterans who have served at least 90 days on active duty since 09/10/2001 are eligible. Benefits include paid tuition and fees, housing stipend, and book stipend. Benefits are tiered based on the number of days on active duty. Some limitations apply to those currently on active duty. Benefits can be transferred to a spouse or family member.Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty and Veteran.
Montgomery GI Bill
The Montgomery GI Bill provides up to 36 months (4 regular school years) of education benefits to eligible service members and veterans for: college, business, technical or vocational courses, correspondence courses, apprenticeship or job training, or flight training. Active duty service members who have served at least two years on active duty are eligible. For Veterans, there are four categories of Veteran eligibility depending on when you enlisted and how long you have served on active duty. Benefits include up to id="mce_marker",368 per month for full-time institutional education. Benefits end 10 years from the date of your last discharge or release from active duty.Other Funding Sources Available to Active Duty Service Members and Veterans
In addition to the above sources of funding for the military, each branch of the service may provide opportunities for additional funding through specific programs. Please contact your ESO for further information.