MyCAA Provides up to $4,000 in Financial Assistance
to Military Spouses
Military spouses deserve a high-quality education that leads to an in-demand career. What's more, they need a career path that's portable, so relocation never gets in the way of reaching their goals. You may be eligible for up to $4,000 in financial assistance through MyCAA. See the guidelines below for eligibility requirements and program details.
- Spouse of an active-duty servicemember or activated Guard or Reserve member in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O2
- MyCAA accounts will be limted to a $4,000 maximum benefit with a $2,000 fiscal year cap. Waivers will be available for spouses pursuing licensure or certification up to the total maximum assistance of $4,000
- Spouses must finish their program of study within three years from the start date of the first course
- Funding is limited to associate's degrees, certification, and licensure programs
For more information about MyCAA, please visit the FAQ page or contact a UMUC Europe MyCAA advisor today by e-mail or by calling DSN 314-370-6762, CIV +49-(0)6221-378320, or +49-(0)6221-3780. We also encourage you to explore the many financial aid opportunities available to you while enrolled in UMUC Europe. These include Pell Grants, scholarships, loans, and monthly payment plans. Military OneSource career and education counselors are available to provide additional counseling and support. For more details,visit the MyCAA Web site at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/
The following UMUC Europe certificates and associate's degrees may be available to you.
For long-term planning, please note that courses in our certificate and associate's degree programs can lead to a UMUC bachelor's degree.
|Accounting Foundations Certificate | Planning Sheet|
Computer Studies Certificate | Planning Sheet
Foreign Language Area Study Certificates
Arabic and the Middle East | Planning Sheet
German | Planning Sheet
Italian | Planning Sheet
Spanish | Planning Sheet
Certificate in Management | Planning Sheet
Certificate in Mathematics | Planning Sheet
Women's Studies Certificate | Planning Sheet
Accounting | Planning Sheet
How to Apply
Step 1: Send an e-mail to a UMUC Europe MyCAA advisor and give your name, contact information, and location.
Step 2: Visit the MyCAA Web page at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/ and click on Register. Read the MyCAA Fact Sheet and follow the instructions on the next page to create a MyCAA account.
Step 3: Create an Education and Training Plan and get it approved by a MyCAA Career and Education Consultant.
Step 4: New students must fill out the e-Application (click on Apply Now) for admission to UMUC.
Step 5 : Enroll in your selected program or course at UMUC.
Financial assistance is paid directly to schools and other payees registered in the AI portal.
Last updated: 17 November 2011