Frank O'Bannon Grant


The Frank O'Bannon Grant includes both the Higher Education Award and the Freedom of Choice Award. The grant is designed to provide access for Hoosier students to attend eligible public, private and proprietary postsecondary institutions. Eligibility for the grant is based on financial need as determined by the FAFSA. The grant may be used toward tuition and regularly assessed fees. More information can be found on CHE: Frank O'Bannon Grant


  • Type: Grant
  • Annual Amount:  Variable
  • Application:  No
  • Majors:  All
  • Grade Level:  Undergraduate
  • Renewable:  Yes

More Details

Requirements: File the FAFSA by April 15 for the following fall semester.

Eligibility Requirements: Student must be an Indiana resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Student must be a high school graduate or hold a GED. Student must show financial need for this award. 

EFC Eligibility Range: 0 - 7,000 for 2019-2020 Academic Year

Enrollment Requirements: Full-time enrollment each fall and spring semester. Eligible students will also complete 30 credit hours per academic year.

Scholarships and Grants are for IWU-Marion students meeting eligibility requirements.