About STAPState Tuition Assistance Program.
Funded by the State of Texas, the State Tuition Assistance Program (a.k.a. State Tuition Reimbursement Program, STRP) is an education benefit that provides money for college to eligible members of the Texas Military Department pursuing their educational and career goals.
ALL Applicants: Read all instructions carefully. Some steps have changed.
New for Fall 2017:
A new application form combines Fall 17 and Spring 18. You can request State TA for both semesters by submitting the one form, one time. Indicate on the form if you want to be considered for just one semester or both.
Note: it will still be required to submit all supporting documents and an official transcript for each individual semester, once for Fall and once for Spring. Only the application form itself is combined.
Fill out and submit an application form as early as 15 July 2017
Send ONLY the application form. Do NOT send supporting documents yet. See instructions below under “How to Apply” for more information on supporting documents.
Army National Guard Applicants
The Memorandum of Good Standing that was required last year is NOT required this year.
Please keep a copy of your completed application and supporting documentation for your records. Save this website as a “favorites” location for easy future reference.