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Tuition & Funding

There are a number of funding opportunities available to eligible active duty military, veterans, and their families. The MVRC is here to provide support for a smooth transition throughout your time at UWF.

VA Education Benefits

You may be eligible for educational benefits through numerous GI Bill® programs. 

  • VA Chapter Benefits
  • Steps to Apply for VA Educational Benefits
  • VSOC Counselor 
VA Education Benefits

Military Tuition Assistance

Service members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible for the Tuition Assistance (TA) program.

  • UWF TA Policy
  • UWF TA, MyCAA and EDD Processing Policies
Military Tuition Assistance

Tuition Waivers

You may be eligible for a tuition waiver to help fund your education.  Request must be submitted the first semester using benefits and will not be approved retroactively.

  • Active Duty Out-of-State Waiver
  • Purple Heart Waiver
  • C.W. Bill Young Waiver
  • Online Free Seat Program (FSW)
  • Select STEM
Tuition Waivers

Florida National Guard Education Duty for Dollars

The Florida National Guard EDD program provides tuition assistance to eligible Florida Guardsmen.

  • EDD Information
  • Florida National Guard Virtual Education Center 
  • UWF EDD Processing Policies
Education Duty for Dollars


The MyCAA Scholarship is a workforce development program, funded entirely by the US Department of Defense (DOD), which provides tuition assistance to eligible military spouses.

  • Education Duty for Dollars
  • Scholarships
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Apply For the MyCAA Scholarship


A variety of scholarships are available to help veterans, military and family pay for education expenses.

  • Brigadier General and Mrs. Michael L. Ferguson Scholarship
  • Buzz and Larue Ambersley Scholarship
  • Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans 
  • Additional Scholarships