Education Benefits and Incentives

  • Education Benefits

    • State Tuition Assistance Program (STAP): 5 free classes per semester at any RI state college.
    • Federal Tuition Assistance Program (FTA):  Up to $250 per credit hour, no more than 16 credits per year funded, no more than one credential may be funded.
    • GI Bill:
    • Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) – Chap 1606: 359.00 per month as a full time student (No Active duty time).
    • The Post 9/11 GI Bill – Chap 33:  Available percentage based on number of months active time.
  • Incentives

    • BONUS: Under 13 years time In service, E7 and below, has to be in an MTOE unit or Medical TDA, not currently flagged.

               6 Year Extension= $12,000

               2 Year Extension= $ 4,000.


    • Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP): up to $50,000, under 16 years time in-service, E7 and below; has to be in an MTOE unit or Medical TDA, not currently flagged 6 year extension, and must have existing student loans in good standing prior to the contract start date.

Federal Tuition Assistance



GI Bill information



MAJ Christopher A. Toti

Education Services Officer

GI Bill Manager

(401) 275-4109

MSG Jodie Dove

Incentives Manager

(401) 275-4039

Samuel Salmeron

Federal Tuition Assistance

(401) 275-4143

645 New London Ave,

Cranston, RI


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