This grant is awarded to students who are active members of the National Guard and who are Indiana residents. It is used to pay tuition and fees. You may receive the award for the equivalent of four academic years. Additionally, the awards must be used within eight years after the date your first apply and become eligible for the award.
To receive this, you must reapply each year by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 10. You must respond to any information requests from Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) by June 10. You must also respond to any information requests from CHE by May 15. Visit our How to Apply section for more information.
You must be enrolled at least six hours to receive this award. State program guidelines require that you maintain half-time enrollment during the first four weeks of each semester. Less than full-time enrollment during the first four weeks will result in cancellation of the award.
Students who initially enroll in a CHE eligible institution after June 30, 2012 must maintain at least the following cumulative grade point average (GPA):
After the first semester (or its equivalent) at the eligible institution that a person does not achieve the requisite cumulative GPA specified in (a), (b), or (c) above, the person is considered to be in warning status and must achieve the requisite cumulative GPA by the end of the next semester (or its equivalent) at the eligible institution in order to continue to receive benefits under this law. CHE will allow only one warning semester. Appeals should be submitted to CHE for consideration.
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