Apply Now for 2010-2011 Educational Assistance Award Program Published May 1, 2010 146AW Channel Islands Air National Guard Station -- New and renewal applications are now being accepted for the California National Guard Educational Assistance Award Program for the 2010 - 2011 Academic Year. NEW APPLICANT PROCEDURES Please ensure that new applicants understand that there are three components to their application for benefits under this program. First, they must complete on-line the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Second, new applicants must complete the on-line California National Guard Educational Assistance Award Program (CNG EAAP) Application. And, third, new applicants must download, print, and complete the Statement of Understanding, and have it signed by their commander. These documents are available at: www.calguard.ca.gov/education under the heading "It Takes Three". Please note that the application deadline is 1 June 2010. RENEWAL APPLICANT PROCEDURES Those who recently were selected to receive educational assistance under the California National Guard Educational Assistance Award Program for the current academic year need only submit a "Renewal Statement of Understanding" to apply for educational assistance for Academic Year 2010 - 2011. Renewal applicants visit www.calguard.ca.gov/education and under the heading "For Renewal of Current Program Awardees" simply download, complete, and have their commander sign the Renewal Statement of Understanding. Please note the renewal application deadline is 1 June 2010. All completed statements of understanding are to be e-mailed to Ms Katrina Beck at Katrina.email@example.com or sent via FAX to (916) 854-3439.