Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program

Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program

Public Act 259 of 2014 established the Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program (MINGSTAP) to provide tuition assistance to members of the Michigan National Guard who are attending any public or private college, university, vocational school, technical school or trade school located in Michigan.  For more information about the program, please call 517-481-7640 or email MINGSTAP@michigan.gov.

  • Up to $600 per credit hour
  • Up to $6000 per year

MINGSTAP is available to members of the Michigan National Guard who (1) are active in the National Guard (including the traditional service of one weekend/month and two weeks/year; (2) are not absent without leave or under UCMJ charges; and (3) meet the additional criteria established by the TAG consistent with the guard's recruiting and retention requirements.

  • Certificates
  • Vocational Training
  • Technical Training
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s or first Professional Degree

Public Act 259 of 2014
Online Application
Michigan Air National Guard Member Instructions
W-9 Instructions
Frequently Asked Questions

Point of Contact:
Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
State Operations – Budget Office
3423 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Lansing, MI 48906
Phone: 517-481-7640
Fax: 517-481-7644
Email: MINGSTAP@michigan.gov