Education Consultation Request

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. 

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State Tuition Assistance

State tuition assistance includes the National Guard Supplemental Grant (NGSG) and the National Guard Extension Scholarship (NGES). Both programs are administered by the Indiana National Guard and are open to all INNG soldiers and airmen wishing to further their education. Each program has specific eligibility criteria. Please review the information below before applying for assistance.

National Guard Supplemental Grant (NGSG)

The National Guard Supplemental Grant (NGSG) guarantees that up to 100 percent of certain tuition costs will be met by the state of Indiana for eligible members of the Indiana Air and Army National Guard. All applications will be filled through the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s ScholarTrack website. The NGSG is applicable only for distance learning, online, correspondence and classroom courses at state-funded colleges and universities.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrolled part-time (3-11 semester hours) and full-time (12-15 semester hours)
  • File the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) so that it is received by March 10 and error-free by May 15 of each year service member intents to enroll in college
  • Complete all required Indiana National Guard paperwork and have all the paperwork approved by the appropriate education office before the start of class.
  • Be a high school graduate (including home-schooling) or have a GED.
  • Must be an Indiana Guardsman before applying for NGSG”


Eligible Colleges and Universities with Contact Information


  • Only available for fall and spring semesters
  • Only applicable to a student’s first degree of that level up to Masters 
  • Does not cover room, board or textbooks


  • The Indiana National Guard reserves the right, in cooperation with the Division of Student Financial Aid (SFA), to revoke for cause the NGSG at any time.

Additional Information


Request Appeal

If NGSG is denied, please contact the program manager for direction on the appeal process at the email listed below:

317-247-3300, Ext. 77161

National Guard Extension Scholarship (NGES)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Have not exhausted four years of eligibility for other tuition assistance programs
  • Were in good standing upon leaving the Guard; i.e., honorably discharged
  • Applied for and used a National Guard Supplemental Grant (NGSG) prior to termination from the Guard
  • Complete a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15 and make any necessary corrections by the May 15 receipt date deadline

Period of Eligibility

  • One year from their termination date to turn in the Application form and a copy of their DD214 and NGB Form 22
  • Must have deployed and/or had state active duty (SAD) time, for example, Hurricane Katrina



Indiana Army National Guard
Education Services Office, Bldg. 1, Room 2300
2002 South Holt Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241 

  • Education Services: 317-964-7023
  • Federal Tuition Assistance and Credentialing: 317-964-7147
  • National Guard Supplemental Grant: 317-964-7161
  • GI Bill Manager: 317-964-7055
  • NCOIC: 317-964-7020
  • Education Services Officer / OIC: 317-964-7017
  • Bonuses: 317-964-7026
  • Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP): 317-964-7110

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