State Military Tuition Assistance


TN STRONG Act 2017 Tuition Reimbursement Program 

Tennessee Public Chatper No. 229

The Tennessee STRONG (Support, Training, and Renewing Opportunity for National Guardsmen) Act establishes a pilot program to provide eligible members of the Tennessee National Guard tuition funding toward a first time bachelor degree for the next four years through a tuition reimbursement program. The STRONG Act provides educational opportunities for those who protect and serve our state and country and supports the Drive to 55 goal of equipping 55 percent of Tennesseans with a degree or certificate by 2025.

  • Up to 120 credit hours or 8 semesters
  • Work towards an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree
  • Eligible to apply upon successful completion of basic training



Strong Act Contact List

General Information

Public Charter 229 / STRONG Act

Official Rules 7-16-17


Submit the TN STRONG Act enrollment certification form and the following items to the Center for Military and Veterans Affairs for completion:

  1. TN STRONG Act Enrollment Certification Form   AND
    1. UTC Student Billing Statement (>MyMocsNet>Money> Manage My Account>Account Summary by Term)

    2. UTC Course Schedule (>MyMocsNet> Academics>My Schedule> Concise Schedule)
    3. UTC Fee Schedule (> Money Matters>Tuition and Fees>Print Fee Schedule)