Spouse Programs (MyCAA)

FTCC is proud to participate in the My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship. Through the MyCAA Scholarship program, an eligible military spouse can receive up to $4,000 of tuition assistance over two years.

The scholarship is designed to assist military spouses in acquiring the education and qualifications needed to enter a high-demand, high-growth portable career field or occupation. Use the search tool to see a full list of available programs at FTCC that meet the scholarship requirement or to find your program of interest.

Who is Eligible?

Spouses of service members on 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 National Guard and Reserve Components).

See additional eligibility information.

Additional Resources for Spouses and Dependents

– MyCAA Scholarship Program Home
– Transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill to Spouse and Dependents
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1. Establish a MyCAA Account

You will need to use a Department of Defense Self-Service Logon (DS Logon) to establish or access a MyCAA account.

2. Complete the FTCC Admissions Process

– Submit an application
– Provide high school and college transcripts
– Take NC DAP Assessment (unless exempt)
– Speak with a counselor to be placed into an approved program
(Associate degrees in Arts, Fine Arts, Fine Arts/Drama, General Education, and Science will NOT be covered by MyCAA unless there is an applicable concentration listed on your education plan.)

3. Request a Degree Plan

(mycaa@faytechcc.edu or 910-678-1058) Include the following information:
– Full Name
– Date of Birth
– Student ID Number or Last 4 Digits of SSN
– Program of Study
– Spouse’s ETS Date
– Any Developmental Classes Needed

4. Upload Degree Plan to MyCAA Portal

MyCAA will take between 24 to 48 hours to approve the uploaded degree plan. If approved, move to step 5. If not, speak to a counselor to change to an appropriate degree plan.

5. Register for Classes

Meet with your advisor or use WebAdvisor to register for classes. MyCAA will only cover the classes listed.

6. Upload Class Schedule to MyCAA Portal

MyCAA will take between 24 and 48 hours to approve your class schedule. You will receive an email from MyCAA with an invoice that outlines each approved class and the amount covered. If a class is not approved, you have the option of paying out of pocket or dropping the course.

7. Submit Invoice to FTCC Business Office

Print a copy of the MyCAA invoice and submit the document to the FTCC Business Office located in the Tony Rand Student Center. You will also need to pay the $45 fee at this time.