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, or the Federal Tuition Assistance (a.k.a. FedTA or  GoArmyEd) programs.
 
 
 DEADLINES: You must meet ALL eligibility requirements on the deadline date in order to be approved (see TAG MEMO).
 
 ·         July 1st
o    For both fall and spring together
o    For fall only
 ·         December 1st  
 o    For spring only (if you did not apply for fall)
 o    If you checked "Do not plan to enroll" for spring when you applied for fall, and now plan to enroll
 
POLICY: The Adjutant General's Policy Memorandum explains qualification requirements and award policy.
  
 
  
 HOW TO APPLY: 
 
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 complete the questionnaire.  
 
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HINT: Ensure you receive a confirmation email from Iowa College Aid that includes a tracking number. SAVE THIS EMAIL.
 
YOU MUST APPLY FOR FAFSA IN ADDITION TO APPLYING FOR NGEAP, OTHERWISE YOUR NGEAP APPLICATION WILL BE DENIED. 
You do not have to accept any of the assistance offered through the FAFSA process, especially loans which have to be paid back.
 
 

YOUR APPLICATION STATUS:

Please refer to the email account you provided during your application. A system generated notification will be sent to that email address once your application has been processed as Eligible or Ineligible for NGEAP. If you can't find this email, ask your school. All qualifying schools for NGEAP have the ability to download a roster of approved students.

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

Read the ETP Policy and Procedures Memo, complete the NGEAP ETP Memorandum, and forward it as instructed.

 

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

  
MISSED DEADLINE DUE TO BASIC / AIT or DEPLOYMENT?
 
If you were at AIT, IADT, etcetera, on the date of the application deadline, please complete the “NGEAP Paper Application - 2018-19” form below and email it to ng.ia.iaarng.list.g1-education-services@mail.mil and cc it to your unit. Use this phrase as your subject line; “Late NGEAP Application – at (your school such as AIT) - (your rank and last name), so it would look like this: Subject: Late NGEAP Application – at AIT – PFC Doe”
 
 

 

CONTACT US: Phone (515) 252-4468 email ng.ia.iaarng.list.g1-education-services@mail.mil