Coast Guard Foundation Grant
OPENS OCTOBER 01, 2022
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 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 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 maximum payable reimbursement is $500.00 per person per CY**
CG Foundation Grant Application Page
Application Submission Process
• Thoroughly review the eligibility criteria outlined within the SOP.
• Member must complete the electronic Coast Guard Foundation Education Grant Application.
• All applications submitted prior to the open grant season, will be returned without processing.
Application Review Process
ETQC reviews all applications in the order received. During the review process, ETQC validates the following:
• All fields on the CGFEG and WFEG application are complete.
• Member meets the eligibility criteria.
• Member has provided proof of enrollment and legible receipts.
• Expenses claimed are authorized under the CGFEG or WFEG 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 to the member and their respective ESO, unprocessed.
In the event, a member believes the application was returned erroneously. In that case, members may dispute the decision by submitting a memo to Commanding Officer, ETQC, no later than 30 days after receiving the denial notification. Please email the memo to: ETQC-SMB-FoundationGrants@uscg.mil
300 E. Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510