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Adult Student Grant

The Adult Student Grant is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of working adults starting or completing an associate degree, bachelor's degree or certificate by providing a grant up to $2,000. The grant may be used toward tuition and regularly assessed fees.


Applicant must:

  • Be an Indiana resident and a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen;
  • Be financially independent as determined by the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need*;
  • Be enrolled, or plan to enroll, in a course of study leading to an associate or first bachelor's degree, or a certificate at Ivy Tech Community College or Vincennes University;
  • Be enrolled in at least six (6) credit hours or their equivalent in any academic term;
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by your institution;
  • Complete at least eighteen (18) credit hours or their equivalent in the previous academic year to renew; and
  • Meet any other minimum criteria established by the Commission.


  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at
  • Submit a complete Adult Student Grant application through ScholarTrack.
  • Students will need to create a Student ScholarTrack Account to complete the application.
  • The scholarship is first come, first served and you must have the FAFSA and application complete to reserve your spot.

The 2024-2025 Adult Student Grant award offers will be calculated to align with the table below. The application for the 2024-2025 academic year opens in ScholarTrack on June 1, 2024.

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