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National Guard Tuition & Fee Waiver

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an active member of the Massachusetts National Guard in good standing
  • Has not exceeded the 130 semester credit hours maximum when combined with Certificate of Eligibility (100% tuition waiver), prior to September 1, 2006


  • Applications for tuition and fee reimbursement must be submitted online each term
    • Login, please click here
    • Must use your AKO (.mil) email address
    • Click on "My Certificates"
    • Choose Fitchburg State University from the drop down list
    • Enter the number of credits you will need for this current term
    • Submit request
  • You will receive an automated email back to your AKO email account once your request has been approved. At that time, please log back into: to print your Certificate of Eligibility. Please provide this certificate to the Registrar's Office. A new certificate must be requested and provided each semester.

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