Distinguished Young Alumna

Rowan University

New Jersey Army National Guard SGT Linette Rivera Rodriguez, 2011 Rowan University Alumna, accepted the Distinguished Young Alumna Award at Convocation. SGT Rodriguez is a combat engineer assigned to the 104th Brigade Engineer Battalion.

Federal Tuition Assistance


"Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." -
Winston Churchill


Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA)
The Federal Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to Army National Guard Soldiers in support of their professional and personal self development goals. Army National Guard Soldiers are eligible for this benefit after graduation from either Advanced Individual Training (AIT), Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC), or Basic Officer Leader Course (BOLC). New Jersey Army National Guard soldiers that are attending private New Jersey colleges or out-of-state colleges should take full advantage of this benefit.

Benefit overview:
  • Soldiers may take up to 16 semester hours (SH) per fiscal year at the rate of $250/SH each year
  • Soldiers may use this benefit to pursue postsecondary education at the following levels: certificate/diploma, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s.

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