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Federal Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

The Federal Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant (IASG) may be offered to some undergraduate, degree-seeking students who meet certain eligibility criteria.


Eligible Levels

Only available for undergraduate-level students who have not earned a bachelor's, graduate, or professional degree.

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Eligibility Criteria

Students may be considered for this grant if:

  1. They complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), AND
  2. They are not eligible for the Federal Pell Grant on the basis of Expected Family Contribution from their FAFSA but meet the remaining Federal Pell Grant eligibility requirements OR are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant but not receiving the maximum amount, AND
  3. Their parent or guardian was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and died as a result of military service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11, AND
  4. They were under 24 years old or enrolled at an institution of higher education at least part-time at the time of their parent's or guardian's death, AND
  5. They have been admitted into a degree-seeking undergraduate program, AND
  6. They have not earned a bachelor's, graduate, or professional degree.

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Enrollment Requirements

The IASG pays out at a pro-rated amount based on the student's enrollment in federal aid-eligible courses.

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Limits

Students cannot receive the grant after completion of a bachelor's, graduate, or professional degree. Financial aid for each aid year also cannot exceed a student's cost of attendance.

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Additional Information and Requirements

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How to Apply

To be considered for an IASG, students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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