The Iowa National Guard Education Assistance Program (NGEAP)

This is a state funded tuition assistance program that can be used in conjunction with the qualified Service Member's federal student aid programs such as the GI Bill and the Federal Tuition Assistance (GoArmyEd) programs.

DEADLINES: Applications must be submitted by 1 July for the Fall term and 1 December for the Spring term. Applications received after the suspense date will not be considered without an Exception to Policy (ETP) request. Look for the current ETP policy and procedures at the bottom of this page.
POLICY: The Adjutant General's Policy Memorandum.
APPLICATION: Apply online at the Iowa College Aid web site by selecting the "Iowa Financial Aid Application" button under Quick Links on the right margin and completing the questionnaire.

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You will also be given the opportunity to apply for other assistance through scholarships, grants and loan repayment programs if you wish.


EXCEPTION TO POLICY PROCEDURES for missed application deadlines or otherwise disapproved applications.

Read the ETP Policy and Procedures Memo then complete and forward the ETP Memorandum using the below template.


ETP Policy and Procedures Memo.pdfETP Policy and Procedures Memo.pdf     NGEAP ETP Memorandum Template.docNGEAP ETP Memorandum Template.doc