FAQs

CG Foundation Scholarships

2017 season open from 1 March - 15 April. Click here to apply.

  • Scholarships range from $2,500 to 5,000 dollars per year and may be awarded for one year.

  • ONLY online applications will be accepted. No mail, fax, or email applications will be accepted.

  • Applicants who previously received a Coast Guard Foundation scholarship should NOT complete the online application. Instead complete the Renewal Scholarship Application Form.

  • Applicants that do not have access to computers can access them through libraries, public schools, local community colleges, and family/friends.

  • Click for Additional Scholarship Resources.
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    Purpose of Program
    The Scholarship Program provides information and resources on financial assistance to members of Team Coast Guard.

    Who is Eligible?
    The Scholarship Program is available to the following members of Team Coast Guard:

    NOTE: Eligibility for CGF Scholarships, a non-profit organization, differs from below.

    • Active Duty, Reserve, Retirees and their dependents
    • Civil Service employees
    • Exchange System and MWR employees

    Note: Eligibility for CGF Sch

      Retired Pay

      The most convenient way to view your Retiree / Annuitant Payslip and manage your account is through Global Pay Self Service, the online account management system. Global Pay Self Service provides faster service, security, accessibility, and reliability to all PPC (RAS) customers worldwide.

      With Global Pay Self Service you can:
      • View, print or save your Pay Slip and IRS Form 1099R.
      • Start, stop or change allotments.
      • Change your mailing address, e-mail address and phone number.
      • Make changes to your direct deposit information.
      • Update your federal and/or state income tax withholding.
      • Elect to discontinue receiving Pay Slips and/or the Retiree Newsletter by mail.

      Please visit the
      Global Pay information page for information for the first time user, forgotten password assistance and user guides.
       

      CT 2017 Retiree Paydays

      1st - Feb, March, May, June, Aug, Sept, Nov, Dec
      29th - Sept, Dec
      30th - Jun
      31st- March

       

      CG Retiree Programs

      Mutual Assistance
      Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA) is the official relief society of the U.S. Coast Guard. CGMA is a non-profit charitable organization established to provide financial aid to the entire Coast Guard family. Its mission is to promote the financial stability and general well being of Coast Guard members through interest-free loans, grants, and financial counseling.
       
      Coast Guard Scholarship Program
      The Coast Guard Scholarship Program provides information and resources on financial assistance to members of Team Coast Guard.
       
      Coast Guard Exchange
      The mission of the Coast Guard Exchange is to provide quality merchandise and services of necessity and convenience to our Coast Guard men and women as well as authorized patrons at competitive prices.
       
      Morale, Well-Being, and Recreation (MWR)
      The mission of the Coast Guard Morale, Well-Being, and Recreation (MWR) Program is to uplift the spirits of the Coast Guard Family and be an essential element of Coast Guard readiness and retention through customer-owned and driven MWR programs and services.

      Coast Guard Recreational Lodging facilities are open to all authorized MWR patrons. Active duty military members and their family have first priority.

      IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR MEDICAL BENEFITS

      ARE YOU NEARING YOUR 65TH BIRTHDAY?

       

      When you turn 65, your medical benefits will change.

      • MEDICARE will become your primary medical coverage and TRICARE pays secondary to MEDICARE.
      • You MUST enroll in MEDICARE PART B to retain your TRICARE coverage.
      • If you are within 90 days of your 65th birthday, you should log on to http://www.ssa.gov or http://www.medicare.gov to enroll in MEDICARE PART B.

       

      Additional information can be found on the TRICARE web site at http://www.tricare.mil/Welcome/Eligibility/MedicareEligible.aspx?sc_database=web

      or by telephone at: 1-866-773-0404.

      You may also call the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) at 800-538-9552.