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Indiana Purple Heart Recipient Program


The Tuition and Fee Exemption for Indiana Purple Heart Recipients is for a student who enters active duty service from a permanent home address in Indiana; received the Purple Heart decoration or was wounded as a result of enemy action; received any discharge or separation from the armed forces other than a dishonorable discharge. After high school graduation, the student must be pursuing a degree or certificate at the undergraduate, graduate, or professional level that is eligible for Title IV federal student aid. The student must not have a disqualifying drug conviction while using federal student aid; must be registered with the Selective Service System if over the age of 18, male, and not exempt from registration; must not be in default on any federal student loans or owe repayment of federal student aid; and must not be incarcerated in any federal or Indiana correctional facilities. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information and the list of eligible institutions.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Indiana
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Indiana
  • Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service

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Contact Josh Garrison
Associate Commissioner for Public Policy
Tel: 888-528-4719 Address 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206