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COAST GUARD MUTUAL ASSISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAM

    Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
    1005 N. Glebe Road, Suite 220
    Arlington, VA 22201-5718
    email: CGMA@cgmahq.org
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    Members may call for application:  703-875-0404 or 800-881-2462

    Information and applications for the three programs listed below
    are also available on the following website:  www.cgmahq.org

    Coast Guard Mutual Assistance operates an education assistance program
    helping Coast Guard families attain their academic goals.  Eligibility
    is extended to active duty, reserve and retired Coast Guard military
    personnel, Coast Guard civilian employees, Coast Guard Auxiliarists,
    and Public Health Service Officers serving with the Coast Guard.

    Supplemental Education Grant (SEG):  The SEG Program reimburses for 
    certain specific costs required by a course of study. Available to 
    eligible individuals on behalf of themselves, their spouses or their
    dependent children.  Student must be enrolled in a college or univer-
    sity undergraduate or postgraduate degree program, pursuing an approved 
    VoTech Training Program, or seeking a GED.  Applications must be 
    processed within 12 months from date of purchase of items.

    CGMA Stafford/PLUS Loan Fee Reimbursement:  Grants provided as a refund
    of the loan fee charged to borrowers for Stafford or PLUS loans.  
    Available to all eligible individuals on behalf of themselves, 
    their spouses and dependent children enrolled at least half time in a
    participating post-secondary educational institution.  Application for 
    refund must be submitted within 12 months after the date loan funds are 
    disbursed to the school.

    CGMA Education Loan:  CGMA will loan up to $2,000, interest free, to 
    eligible students to assist with education expenses. Available to all 
    CGMA eligible individuals on behalf of themselves or eligible family 
    members.  The student must be enrolled in an Associate, Bachelor or 
    Graduate degree program at a regionally or nationally accredited 
    college or university, or in a Department of Veterans Affairs or 
    Department of Education approved Vocational Technical Training (VoTech) 
    program.  

    Some restrictions apply; see website for more information.

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