2024 UPDATE ON TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

The NFL Player Tuition Assistance Plan reimburses eligible players for tuition, fees, and books – up to the maximum allowable benefit. The 2021 Plan Year claims must be submitted by March 15, 2024. More information on the impacts of COVID-19 for those Plan Years can be found here.  


Active Player Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 Credited Season before the Semester begins.
  • Must be on a game roster in a Qualifying Status (Active, Inactive or Injured Reserve) for the regular season or postseason.
  • Eligible for up to $20,000 per Plan Year (September 1 – August 31).

Practice Squad Benefit Eligibility Requirements

  • 3 games on Practice Squad in the season.
  • $5,000 tuition available for that season.
  • Generally, a Player must use the benefit in that Plan Year (September 1 – August 31).

Former Player Eligibility Requirements

  •  2 or more Credited Seasons and expenses are incurred within 72 months* of the first day of the Plan Year immediately following your last regular or post-season game
  • Lifetime maximum benefits for Former Players: $25,000 with 2 Credited Seasons; $45,000 with 3 Credited Seasons; $65,000 with 4 Credited Seasons; $85,000 with 5 or more Credited Seasons

How to Apply:

  1. Call 800-635-4625, prompt 1 or email NFLTuitionAssist@Alight.com to verify player eligibility, qualifying institutions, and courses before paying
  2. Submit the Tuition Assistance Plan Application within 6 months of your final grades posting with required documents including:
  • Proof of grade(s), transcripts, or certificate completion
  • All itemized receipts (including proof of tuition charges from university, books and fees, professional licensing examination charges and review course and study guide charges
     

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