California Military Department GI Bill Award Program

If you are an active member in the California National Guard, the State Military Reserve, or the Naval Militia, you may have up to 100% of your tuition and fees paid for by this program.

Program Application

Who Can Apply

Students that are qualifying members of the California Army or Air National Guard, California State Guard, and the California Naval Militia. Students who are eligible to complete a FAFSA, must apply annually.

Annual Amount

May cover 100% of UC registration fees. Registration fee amounts are set by the State of California government and are subject to change.

Application Process

For deadlines and enrollment requirements, review the fact sheets.

For More Information

For qualification and eligibility, contact the California Student Aid Commission. Formally known as California National Guard Education Assistance Award Program.