MINGSTAP

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. It can be used along with the Federal Tuition Assistance and the GI Bill programs.

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


Instructions on applying using the MINGSTAP website are here.

Information specific for Air National Guard members is available here.

You will need to complete a W-9 form. Click here for instructions on how to complete this form.