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How to submit an application using paper-based TA Education Services Officer
Paper-based TA Process
  • Member downloads and completes the Application for Coast Guard Tuition Assistance (CG-4147)
  • Member emails the completed form to the ESO.
  • ESO reviews and digitally signs the application.
  • ESO opens a new TACCTS ticket for the TAG Division and attaches the application to the ticket.
  • CG Institute receives the TACCTS ticket and processes the application for approval.
How to review and approve applications
  • When you sign a TA application, you are certifying that you have reviewed the application for accuracy and completeness.
  • Check the application to insure that:
    • the applicant is eligible for tuition assistance
    • the course(s) listed are offered by an accredited institution and is on the School Code Listing of college eligible for TA
    • the applicant will earn college credit after completing the course(s)
    • the applicant has provided you with documentation from the institution showing proof of enrollment, courses enrolled in and current tuition and fee costs
    • no unauthorized fees are added into the cost (fees that are not authorized will not be included in the government or student share of the tuition assistance authorization
  • The paper form contains detailed instructions on completion. In addition, check these common errors made of TA applications.
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Last Modified 1/12/2016