Active members of the Illinois National Guard (Army or Air) may receive an ING grant to cover certain tuition and fees.
Illinois National Guard members who have completed a full year of service are eligible for the ING grant if:
You are currently active in the Illinois National Guard, or
You have been previously active in the Illinois National Guard for at least five consecutive years and have had your studies interrupted by being called to federal active duty service for at least six months. You must be within 12 months of your discharge date from the Illinois National Guard.
How to Apply
Complete the online ING application on or before October 1 of the academic year for which you're requesting assistance.