Enclosure (4) to COMDTINST 1500.24
MAR 9 2000
TA CHECKLIST - APPLICANT
Use the following checklist as a guide for obtaining tuition assistance.
Consult with your Education Services Officer to locate the programs and courses of interest
to you and for assistance in completing the application (CG Form 4147).
Ensure that the institution is properly accredited. Accreditation should be listed in the
Fifteen days before the class registration, complete Coast Guard Form 4147. The form is
available from the following locations: (a) Coast Guard Institute; (b) JetForm Filler on
Standard Workstation III; and the (c) Office of Information Management (G-SII) homepage
at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-s/g-si/g-sii/sii.htm. Note the following when completing the
Block 7 indicate "Yes" if this is the applicant's last course required to
receive a degree
Block 9 indicate educational goal.
Block 11 must be filled in completely. For vocational technical
courses measured in clock hours indicate the number of clock hours of
the course in the column labeled "clk."
Block 12 include the fax number where the TA authorization form is to
Block 13 needs to be certified by the CO, ESO or designee
Block 13 include the e-mail address, phone and fax numbers of the
Carefully read the instructions on Page 2 of the form, then sign the form.
Deliver the completed form to your ESO for her/his signature at least 12 days before the
course registration deadline. Retain a copy for your records and follow-up if you have not
received the TA Authorization Form a few days before the registration.