Tuition and Fee Exemption for Purple Heart Recipients
Tuition and Fee Exemption for Purple Heart Recipient
A person who entered active duty from a permanent home address in Indiana, received the Purple Heart Medal and received an honorable discharge, is eligible to pay the resident tuition rate at a state supported college or university and, if otherwise possesses the requisite academic qualifications, is entitled to Tuition and Fee Exemption for 124 semester credit hours. If the student receives financial aid through any other source, the remission of fees is adjusted accordingly. Reference IC 21-14-10 for complete details and criteria.
Applications can now be submitted on line through Scholar Track at https://scholartrack.che.in.gov Please ensure you upload your DD214 and proof of award on the Purple Heart Medal if not listed on the DD214. Applicant must have entered the service from a permanent home address in Indiana and have an honorable discharge form active military service. Begining November 1, 2017 IDVA will no longer accept paper applications.
A note about in-state residency:
Attendance at state-supported colleges or universities while using the Tuition and Fee Exemption program requires that students receive in-state tuition and fees at the school they are attending.
ENSURE STUDENTS USING THIS PROGRAM FILE A FAFSA ANNUALLY BY THE DEADLINE
For more FAFSA information click HERE