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 March 10 for the following fall semester. FAFSA corrections must be made by May 15.

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: Open

Enrollment Requirements: Full-time enrollment each fall and spring semester