Student Veterans-Indiana

SB0177 provides that veterans who were honorably discharged are eligible for the resident tuition rate for undergraduate courses upon enrolling in a state educational institution not later than 12 months after discharge or separation from the United States armed forces or Indiana National Guard.

Indiana changes amount of aid
Indiana will give $307.01 of aid per credit hour to in-state veterans, as decided on June 11, 2009. Formerly, Indiana offered $230.05 per credit hour. The maximum total fees covered per term now total $11,415.

Indiana National Guard Educational Benefits:
Full tuition paid when attending state colleges or universities for first associates or bachelors degree.
Eligibility: Indiana National Guard members. Apply through unit education personnel.

Indiana Out-of-State Soldier Tuition Assistance:
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law Senate Enrolled Act 480 (May 2007), which allows in-state tuition rates for out-of-state soldiers assigned to Indiana.

Indiana National Guard / Reserve Educational Assistance:
Eligible members of the National Guard/Reserve and currently drilling National Guard/Reserve members that served on active duty for at least 90 days after Sept. 11, 2001, may be eligible for an educational assistance allowance for participation in approved apprenticeship and/or on-the-job training programs. Contact your National Guard / Reserve unit to determine eligibility for Chaper 1606 and Chapter 1607 benefits.

Indiana Department of Veterans’ Affairs
302 Washington Street, Room E120
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2738
Phone: (317) 232-3914
Fax: (317) 232-7721

Sources: Student Veterans of America, American Legion