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MyCAA: Scholarship for MilSpouses

The My Career Advancement Account is a Department of Defense Scholarship that offers eligible spouses up to $4,000 of tuition assistance.

 

About The MyCAA Scholarship

Military spouses can use the $4,000 scholarship to pursue their professional goals—for a license, certificate, certification or associate’s degree towards the portable career of their choice.

The scholarship can be used at a wide variety of programs and schools. Choose from more than 170 approved portable careers or submit your own idea for a portable career. Take advantage of this opportunity today, as the scholarship is open to spouses of active-duty service members, National Guard and reserve members in pay grades E-1 through E-5, W-1 through W-2, and O-1 through O-2.

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About Military OneSource

Military OneSource is your free 24/7 gateway to information, answers and support. As a Department of Defense-funded program, we put expert confidential help to work for service members, immediate family and survivors who need a little extra guidance for all things MilLife. Just ask.

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Connect With A Career Coach

Have a question or need help starting? A Spouse Education and Career Opportunities career coach can answer your questions about MyCAA. Career coaches are specially trained to help military spouses determine and pursue education and career goals. Reach out to Military OneSource 24/7 to schedule a SECO career coaching session.

Career coaches can help you:
  • Understand the MyCAA benefit
  • Investigate career options
  • Prepare for a job search
  • Conduct video mock interviews

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MyCAA Scholarship Resources

Career Search

Explore the numerous careers designated as approved portable careers for the MyCAA Scholarship.

Search for Schools and Institutions

Find a MyCAA Scholarship school or institution that’s right for you.

Questions Answered

Get all your questions answered with our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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