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MyCAA Scholarship

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship was created to help spouses pursue higher education.

Benefits of Using MyCAA

  • The scholarship provides you with up to $4,000 of financial assistance for qualified programs.
  • AMU provides an additional $500 grant, with $250 applied to the third course and the last course of an undergraduate certificate program when using the MyCAA Scholarship.
  • AMU waives our $65/course technology fees when you use the scholarship to pay for courses.

Qualified MyCAA Programs

MyCAA will cover tuition costs for programs leading to an associate degree (excluding associate degrees in general studies, liberal arts and interdisciplinary studies that do not have a concentration) or a certificate program.

Eligibility

You can apply for MyCAA if you are the spouse of a servicemember on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2, and O-1 to O-2, and you can start and complete your coursework while your spouse is on Title 10 military orders. This includes spouses married to members of the National Guard and Reserve Components in these same pay grades.

How to Use Your MyCAA Benefits 

  1. Visit the MyCAA portal to register for the program.
  2. Apply for admission and select MyCAA in the Affiliations and Memberships drop-down menu.
  3. Inform your admissions representative that you intend to use MyCAA.
  4. Register for the approved MyCAA courses.
  5. Select Employee Voucher as your method of payment.
  6. Enter the employer name and address: Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts | 2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 100 | Arlington, VA 22209
  7. Enter the EIN number: 11111111
  8. Request your Scholarship Education and Training Plan from MyCAA@apus.edu.
  9. Upload your approved plan into your MyCAA portal.
  10. Log into the MyCAA portal and print out a copy of your confirmed Financial Assistance (FA) award and send this to our TA office by faxing to 866-755-8763 or emailing ta@apus.edu.

You can call an admissions representative 877-755-2787 or email mycaa@apus.edu for more help.