Noncredit Financial Assistance

While the value of training is priceless, it can sometimes be challenging to cover the costs of quality training programs. Financial assistance may be available to help you defray the costs.

Here are some resources that may be available to you:

Professional Development Training

Fast-Track Job Training Programs

Employer paid training

Please have your
employer contact us at
734-677-5060 or ecdevelopment@

Army Credentialing Assistance

All Army (fiscal year limit of $4,000)


Michigan National Guard and Air National Guard

My Career Advancement Account

Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who have successfully completed high school and have the ability to request tuition assistance while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders are eligible.

GI Bill®

Chapter 30

Active military with 2+ years after June 30, 1985 and paid $100/month for 12 months

Chapter 31

Military vocational rehabilitation (VA 10%+ disability and approved for VR&E)

Chapter 33

Military members and vets that served active after September 10, 2001

Chapter 33 TEB

Dependents of active duty receiving Transfer of Eligibility

Chapter 35

Dependent Education Assistance for MIA, KIA, or 100% disable vets

Chapter 1606

Selected Reserve

Chapter 1607

Ended or close to it: Selected Reserve version of 9/11 GI Bill®

Navy COOL (& Marine)

Navy and Marine members

Air Force COOL

Funding will be provided for RegAF, AFRES, and ANG members on Title 10 or Title 32 (502F) active duty orders. Funding will not exceed a maximum of $4,500 per lifetime per Airman.

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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offer d by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

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