Michigan Army and Air National Guard Grant

Michigan Army or Air National Guard members receiving Montgomery GI Bill benefits (Chapter 33, Chapter 30, Chapter 1606 or Chapter 1607) may be eligible for the NMU Michigan Army and Air National Guard Grant.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be admitted to a degree granting program at NMU
  • Michigan resident for one year prior to the 1st of July before the start of the academic year
  • A member of the Michigan Army or Air National Guard and receiving Montgomery GI Bill Education Benefits under Chapter 33, Chapter 30, Chapter 1606 or Chapter 1607
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress at NMU
  • Not in default on any prior student loans

Amount:    Up to 45% of tuition and fees.  The total of all tuition assistance programs (including the Guard Grant, Chapter 33-Post 9/11 GI Bill, Army Continuing Education System [ACES], Michigan Competitive Scholarship, Indian Tuition Waiver, Tuition Incentive Program, NMU Faculty/Staff/Dependent Tuition Waiver, Police Academy Scholarship, Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program [MING-STAP] etc.) may not exceed the tuition and fees cost of NMU.  If this situation should occur, the amount of the National Guard Grant for tuition and mandatory fees or your Chapter 33 tuition and fees payment will be reduced.

The National Guard Grant will be affected if the student receives the NMU ROTC Room/Board Scholarship.   Acceptance of the NMU ROTC Room/Board Scholarship overrides eligibility for any other NMU funded scholarships/grants.

Application Deadline:  No later than the first day of classes each semester

Application and additional information can be found here.

Completed applications must be faxed to (906) 227-2321 or mailed to the Financial Aid Office by the Unit Representative.