The U.S. Air Force has approved tuition assistance funding for eligible Ph.D. Candidates through the Civilian Tuition Assistance Program. Applications are due July 2, 2017 for academic programs this fall. Tuition assistance is limited to one academic course per semester or quarter term and will cover up to 75 percent of tuition, not including books and fees. The cap is $250 per semester hour or $166 per quarter hour and is limited to $4,500 per person per fiscal year. Permanent full-time appropriated fund employees, including wage grade employees, are eligible to use the program. For more information, visit the civilian Force Development landing page on myPers. Alternatively, select 'Civilian' from the dropdown menu and search 'Ph.D'.
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