As a member of the Indiana National Guard, you’ve earned your way to higher education, a bolder career and a brighter future. From ASVAB improvement, qualifications and approvals to tuition assistance, GI Bill and stipends, the path forward isn’t always clear. Thankfully, we are here to help you fund your future and take the hassle out of using your benefits so you don't have to do it alone. Whether you are just beginning your journey, approaching graduation or somewhere in between, Education Services will guide you toward your best future.
For information about your GI Bill, go to https://www.va.gov/education/about-gi-bill-benefits/ and search under the appropriate section. You can find information on your GI Bill benefit and what programs are available to you. You can also call 888-GIBILL-1 (888-442-4551) for questions regarding your benefits.
The Montgomery GI Bill Select Reserve (MGIB-SR) is an educational assistance program enacted by Congress on July 1, 1985, to attract high-quality women and men into the Reserve branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Benefits include college courses, on-the-job training/apprenticeship, or work study.
Period of Eligibility
The MGIB-AD is an educational assistance program established on July 1, 1985, to encourage service members to enlist in the active services. U.S. law requires any active-duty member who meets two-year tour eligibility requirement, in-processes for MGIB-AD, and either accepts or declines the benefit. The benefit applies to college courses, on-the-job training/apprenticeships, work study or tuition assistance “top up.”
Plus Up Program
Increases Chapter 30 monthly benefit
Amount received is a percentage based on your length of active-duty service. Amounts shown represent 100% of payment tier level.
Monthly Housing Allowance*
Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) is generally the same as the military Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for an E-5 with dependents. MHA is based on ZIP code for the school. There are some rate exceptions:
A yearly books and supplies stipend of up to $1,000 paid proportionately based on enrollment.
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Indiana Army National Guard
Education Services Office, Bldg. 1, Room 2300
2002 South Holt Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241
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