American Fitness Professionals and Associates has been approved for the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MYCAA). This program will provide the spouse financial aid up to $4000.00.
Please call if you need more information, or visit the MYCAA website.
Active military, veterans and eligible spouses and dependents can receive reimbursement. This benefit applies to all AFPA Certification programs.
The new licensing and certification benefit allows VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) to pay you, if you’re eligible, for a test for a license or certification. You can receive reimbursement for approved licensing or certification tests you take on or after March 1, 2001. These tests must be specifically approved for the G.I.Bill. All AFPA Certification exams have been approved.
Will this benefit really be a good for me?
Becoming certified professional can open doors for you. Certification is voluntary, but frequently sought after and will help you get, keep, or advance in a job.
You can receive reimbursement of up to $2,000 per test but not more than the actual cost of the test. You can receive benefits to retake a test you failed. The number of tests you can take is unlimited, except that you can’t receive benefit to retake a test you passed.
You may receive this benefit if you’re eligible for:
To find out if you might be eligible under any of these programs visit www.gibill.va.gov.
Reminder: You generally have 10 years after your discharge from active duty to use your benefits.
Visit www.gibill.va.gov. Click on “Education Benefits”, then “Search for Approved Education Programs”; followed by “Search for Approved License & Certification Programs”. Click “HERE” and under “LAC Category-Certification” enter “NJ”. You will see all AFPA Certification Programs Listed here. AFPA (American Fitness Professionals & Associates) Certification exams were approved on March 1, 2005.
Get the ball rolling by taking the certification of your choice and apply for benefits.
Send a copy of your test results to the VA office that handles your education benefits. Check the map at www.gibill.va.gov. Attach a note with the following information:
If you have never previously filed a claim for VA education benefits, you’ll also need to submit an application for benefits. You can print either of the following forms from www.gibill.va.gov.
Or complete and submit the VA form 22-1990 on-line at www.gibill.va.gov,
Or call 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) and request the form.
Send the application form along with the other information above to the VA regional office that processes your claim. The addresses are on the forms.