Indiana State Student Aid: Grants & Scholarships

The state of Indiana offers financial aid opportunities to Indiana residents including grants and scholarship programs. 

File FAFSA®

The first step to an affordable college education in Indiana is filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA®. This financial aid application determines student eligibility for federal student loans, grants (including the Pell grant), work-study programs, and scholarships. 

Apply for Indiana State Financial Aid

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is committed to making college affordable for Indiana college-bound students. 

Frank O’Bannon Grant Program

This program is available for eligible Indiana college-bound students who plan on attending a local college or university. Student must also:

  • Be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be (or plan to be) a full-time student
  • Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Must file the FAFSA®

To apply, students must file the FAFSA®, there is no additional application. 

EARN Indiana

This work-study program not only offers money to help pay for college, but also encourages and promotes students to get real work job experience. 

Part-time Grant Program

This need based grant is available to students who are not able to attend college full-time. To qualify, students must be enrolled in at least two credit hours per semester, not to exceed twelve credit hours per semester. 

Students must also be enrolled in a state college, university, or community college. 

For more information on Indiana state financial aid programs, click the button below. 

Have more questions about Indiana state financial aid or the FAFSA®? We’re here for you. You can reach the Frank financial aid experts via email at support@withfrank.org or text us at (347) 690-7886. 

Good luck!