University of Southern Indiana

National Guard Supplemental Grant

The Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant guarantees up to 100% of tuition for eligible members of the Indiana Air and Army National Guard who are in active drilling status who exhaust their Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA -


The student must:

  1. Be certified by his or her unit commander at the beginning of each term
  2. Have exhausted the Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA for the year or be on specific scholarships under ROTC
  3. Submit a valid Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 10 each year and make any corrections by May 15
  4. Enroll in 12 credit hours or more for a full-time award; less than 12 credit hours qualifies for a partial grant; must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  5. Be an Indiana or Illinois resident
  6. Be working toward his or her first bachelor's degree
  7. Submit an application each term to:

    SPC Rochanda Johnson
    INARNG – State Education & Incentives NCOIC
    9301 East 59th Street, Ste 103
    Lawrence, Indiana 46216
    FAX: 317-964-7028

If questions arise about Indiana National Guard eligibility and certification, the student should start with his or her unit commander.


The grant pays up to 100% of regularly assessed tuition and fees at the undergraduate rate.

Funds are available for fall and spring terms only, and are capped at 8 semesters. The Indiana National Guard reserves the right, in cooperation with the state, to revoke for cause the NGSG at any time

Disbursement of Funds

Funds are applied directly to the student's account after the University certifies enrollment. This typically takes place after the fourth week of classes.

Further Information

For further information, visit Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant.

For information about the National Guard Extension Scholarship available for former Guard members, click here.

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