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Child of POW/MIA from the Vietnam War

Type of Aid: Statutory fee remission.

Source of Funds: State of Indiana. Administered by the Division of Student Financial Aid (SFA), formerly known as the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana (SSACI).

Eligibility Criteria: Parent must have entered service in U.S. armed forces while a resident of Indiana, and have become a POW or MIA during the Vietnam War.

Application Form(s) Required: Application available from DFA or can be printed from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs website. Eligible applicants must also file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Application Procedures: Submit the original verified IDVA application to DFA.

Application Deadline: Two weeks before the end of the semester. Not retroactive to periods before completed IDVA application, FAFSA and any requested verification documents are received at DFA.

Amount of Award: As a supplement to other state financial aid, the grant pays 100% of tuition and program related mandatory fees for all undergraduates. For graduate students the award will be limited to the regular undergraduate fee amount. It does not cover other expenses such as room and board or books.

Period of Eligibility: 124 credit hours of degree program.

Questions and Further Information: Contact SSACI, 150 W. Market, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or visit their website at: http://www.in.gov/sfa/2526.htm.