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Alexandria, VA 22332

Phone: 703-428-0000
Toll Free: 866-878-6378
DSN: 328-0000
Fax: 703-325-7183
DSN: 221-7183

Spouse Education Assistance Program

The 2015-2016 scholarship application deadline was 3pm EDT May 1, 2015.

Award notices will be sent by email on 1 June 2015.

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Checks will be mailed to the schools by the end of July.

The Spouse Education Assistance Program is a need-based scholarship program established to assist spouses of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Scholarship applications are accepted from 2 January to 1 May each year for assistance for the following academic year.

Applicants must apply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years if they meet the eligibility criteria below.


  • Student must be a part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours per semester or term) or full-time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester or term) student working on an undergraduate degree.
  • ŸStudent must be the spouse of an active duty or retired Soldier or the widow(er) of a Soldier who died while on active duty or while retired.
  • Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • Student must not be a member of the National Guard, Reserves, or other military branch.
  • Student must be registered in DEERS.


All applicants, please take a few minutes and read the instructions documents below:

2015-2016 FAFSA Instructions for Spouses

2015-2016 Spouse Education Assistance Program Requirements and Timeline

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year.
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