VMASS DOD Benefits

Apply for DOD Benefits

MyCAA

Military Spouse Scholarship Program- The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses.

Please Note: The student’s spouse must be active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and Reserve Components in these same pay grades.

 

  • Contact a certified SECO Career Counselor at 1-800-342-9647 to create your career plan.  
  • Meet with a HCC Academic Advisor.
  • Official transcripts from all previous college(s) attended (regardless of accreditation)

 

Houston Community College
Office of Admission & Records
P.O. Box 667517
Houston, TX 77266

 

  • Enroll in HCC Courses (listed on your approved degree plan) 
  • Submit VMASS Certification Request
  • Submit your DOD (scholarship) approval to the VMASS Department

Pay for courses, select ‘other’ as the method of payment to avoid courses being dropped 

 

Tuition Assistance

The Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a Soldier's professional and personal self-development goals.

Each branch of the military has its own TA application and procedures. Find out how to get started by visiting the following links:

 

Regardless of your military branch, we require you to submit the following documents to our department;

  • Submit Copy of DD-214 (Only Member 2, 3, 4, 6, or 8) OR Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE), a current copy of your orders OR letter from your commanding officer.
  • Visit jst.doded.mil to access military transcripts.
  • For Air Force transcripts, please visit airuniversity.af.edu/Barnes/CCAF/
  • All veterans, active duty, active National Guard and Reserves, must submit military transcripts within 30 days from submitting HCC Application.

    All transcripts should be submitted to:


Houston Community College
Office of Admission & Records
P.O. Box 667517
Houston, TX 77266

 

  •  Provide a Tuition Assistance Authorization Form to the HCC VMASS Department
  • Submit VMASS Certification Request
  • Pay for courses, select ‘other’ as the method of payment to avoid courses being dropped