The Army has programs for Servicemembers and their dependents to help fund their education and to obtain a bachelor or associate degree. EAP- It is designed as a grant based program to assist with general educational costs, up to $350 dollars per person per term. The Education Assistance Program, for overseas Army Spouses, or EAP for short is an educational program for overseas Army Spouses, mostly serving in Asia, Europe, and the Pacific Theater.
SSEAP- Qualified candidates can receive up to $2,900 dollars a year toward their education, and it is awarded for full time attendance at a university, college or vocational training facility. It is a supplemental program designed to help ?fill in the gaps,? left by other educational assistance programs. The Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program is a program designed for not only active duty Servicemembers and their spouses, but also retired, widowed and other Army personnel who are survivors of Servicemembers who passed away while on active duty.
SOCAD- Each of the SOCAD schools in a region are affiliated with other SOCAD area schools in a family network of schools. It is a family of networked college programs that in addition to funding and education support offer a number of online and Distance Learning programs for Servicemembers and their families to participate in. The Servicemember Opportunity College Degree program offers financial assistance and referral for college degree programs for Army Servicemembers, their dependents and Spouses. Many of the services feature programs for their Servicemembers to obtain an education, but the Army is unique in that it offers other programs that some of the other services do not employ.
SEAP- SEAP programs exist to give help in finding career and occupational training as well as traditional education programs. In some cases individuals applying for the SEAP program will qualify for tuition assistance, or money for books, supplies, fees and other educational Costs.
The stateside spouse education program is an educational assistance program that is made for Army Spouses of active duty Servicemembers serving in the United States Army. It is a support program based on need, and allows support for spouses that are struggling to find other different types of education funding.