The Coast Guard Foundation Education Grant (CGFEG) season is now OPEN.

ETQC is accepting CG Foundation Grant Applications at this time

Coast Guard Foundation Education Grant (CGFEG)

The CGFEG program is intended to assist eligible personnel in their academic or technical development by providing a grant for tuition, fees, and miscellaneous expenses incurred while pursuing off-duty voluntary education and credentialing.  

The WFEG program is intended to assist eligible personnel in their academic or technical development by providing a grant for tuition, fees, and miscellaneous expenses incurred while pursuing off-duty voluntary education and credentialing.  

The WFEG program is for CG members following a career pattern related to Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection, and Vessel Traffic Systems. This grant was created in honor of Vice Admiral William Freeland Rea, III.

**The maximum payable reimbursement is $500.00 per person for CY21**

 

Application Submission Process
  • Thoroughly review the eligibility criteria outlined in the most recent CGFEG ALCOAST and SOP.
  • Member must complete the electronic Coast Guard Foundation Education Grant Application. 
  • We will begin accepting applications when the message is released. All applications submitted prior to this date will be omitted.

CG Foundation Grant Application Page

Application Review Process
 
  • ETQC reviews all applications in the order received. 
  • During the review process, ETQC validates the following:
  • All fields on the CGFEG application are complete.
  • Member meets the eligibility criteria. 
  • Member has provided proof of enrollment and legible receipts.
  • Expenses claimed are authorized under the CGFEG program.
  • During and post review process, ETQC will notify the member of the results of the submitted application.
  • For approved applications, a grant check will be mailed within 60 days of notification to the address listed on the application.
  • ESO’s and members should wait at least 60 days before contacting ETQC regarding non-receipt of a grant check.

Application Dispute Process

 

If an application does not meet the minimum standards, ETQC will return the application back to the member and their respective ESO, unprocessed.

If a member believes, their application was returned erroneously, members may dispute the decision by submitting a memo to Commanding Officer, ETQC, no later than 30 days after receiving denial notification. Please email the memo to: ETQC-SMB-FoundationGrants@uscg.mil
 
 
 
 
Commanding Officer
USCG ETQC
300 E. Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
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