National Guard Education Assistance Program
- Need to apply annually and there are deadlines: Fall term deadline is July 1st and Spring term deadline is December 1st
- Visit https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/
- Click on the State Grants and Scholarships link on the top of the screen
- Complete/Submit the application
- You will receive two emails
- Application received
- Application approved
- Once application is approved your name will appear on a roster the school receives.
- Financial Aid office will process award and place on your Iowa Central account.
- Cannot be used during the Summer term, only Fall and Spring semesters.
- Questions regarding approval can be directed to the Iowa National Guard Education Office at 1-800-294-6607 ext. 4468 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal Tuition Assistance (GoArmyEd)
- Need to apply for Federal Tuition Assistance every semester and the deadline is the student must be approved before the class starts.
- Visit www.goarmyed.com
- Create login.
- Upload 4 documents:
- Statement of Understanding (access on website), needs to be signed by Commander
- Degree Plan/Audit (receive from Iowa Central advisor)
- Class schedule
- Cost verification (printed at bottom of Iowa Central schedule)
- Complete/Submit application
- Receive two emails
- Application received and application approved
- Print approved authorization and provide to Business Office at Iowa Central.
- Pays up to $250 per credit hour and student can use a maximum of 16 credits per year.
- Cannot use GI Bill Chapters 1606 or 1607 with Federal TA for the same credit hours.
- Questions regarding receipt of funds contact: Nancy Irving 515-574-1067 or email@example.com
- Questions regarding grade verification contact: Sarah Ramthun 515-574-1021 or firstname.lastname@example.org