NGAI members and their dependants may apply for a grant for educational expenses of any higher level education. A minimum of 10 each $1000 grants will be awarded in 2017.

Deadline was 15 March 2017.  Grant recipients will be announced at the end of the Business Session at the 2017 NGAI Annual Conference on Saturday, April 22, 2017.  Letters will be mailed on Monday, May 15, 2017 to both recipients and other applicants.  Checks will be handed out at the 18th NGAI Annual Car Show on 24 June 2017.  The car show will be held at the Indianapolis Speedrome.  More information to follow.

The 2018 NGAI Educational Grant process will begin when the application is posted to this site on or about 1 November 2017.  Deadline will be Thursday, March 15, 2018 at midnight.

Please send your questions to membership@ngai.net.

2017 NGAI Grant Fund Recipients are:
MILITARY

PFC Lauren Poston, Co C, 113th SPT BN / 76th IBCT
PFC Grace Finley, Det 2 CO A, R&R BN / JFHQ
SFC Melissa Bellanceau,  No unit given on the application

DEPENDENT

Haley Townsend, Daughter of Col (Ret) Todd Townsend, JFHQ
Eric Townsend, Son of Col (Ret) Todd Townsend, JFHQ
Leah Shetler, Daughter of CSM Dale Shelter, 81st Troop Command
Madelynn Conner, Daughter of MAJ Christopher Williams, JFHQ G1 IN MED DET
Danielle Shaw, Daughter of Lt Col (Ret) Mary Shaw, JFHQ Military History Detachment
Quinton Steward, Son of SMSgt Kristina Steward, 181 MDG
Anne Pfaff, Daughter of Col Christopher Pfaff, JFHQ
Emma Norris, Daughter of LTC James Norris, INARNG R&R
Johnathon Thibodeau, Son of COL Patrick Thibodeau, JFHQ

2016 NGAI Grant Fund Recipients are:
MILITARY
Capt Kristen Walters, 181st IW/19th CERFP
Capt Megan Rost, 181 IW/19th CERFP
1LT Alex Fath, 738th SC
SGT Beau Parker, Indiana Medical Detachment

DEPENDENT
Mariano Flores, Daughter of CPT (Ret) Eric Flores, 2-150 FA
Danielle Wyse, Daughter of SGM Elizabeth Daniels, JFHQ
Eric Townsend, Son of COL (Ret) Todd Townsend, JFHQ
Haley Hansome, Daughter of SFC Terry Hansome, 219th BfsB
Mikayla Hammond, Daughter of LTC Kelly Hammond, 19th CERFP
Saydi Augustine, Daughter of Col (Ret) David Augustine, JFHQ (ANG)

2015 NGAI Grant Fund Recipients are:

MILITARY
SrA Derek Beaver, 181st Civil Engineer Squadron
Capt Joseph Williams, 112nd Fighter Wing, FSS
Capt Kristen Walters, 181st Intelligence Wing/19th CERFP
Capt Megan Rost, 181st Intelligence Wing/19th CERFP
SPC Josiah Duncan, 38th Division Band
SGT Beau Parker, Indiana Medical Detachment

DEPENDENT
Mikayla Hammond, Daughter of Lt Col Kelly Hammond, 19th CERFP
Madelynn Conner, Daughter of MAJ Christopher Williams, JFHQ-J1-Med
Andrew Colbert, Son of COL Christopher Colbert, JFHQ (ANG)
Haley Townsend, Daughter of COL (Ret) Todd Townsend, JFHQ
Eric Townsend, Son of COL (Ret) Todd Townsend, JFHQ

2014 NGAI Grant Fund Recipients are:

MILITARY
A1C Derek Beaver, 181st Civil Engineer Squadron
SPC Christian Brinegar, Co B, 1-151st Inf
SFC Zachary Bryan, Btry B, 1-163 Field Arty
PFC Dustin Rice, Co B, 1-151 Inf

DEPENDENT
Christian Daake, Son of MAJ Michael Daake, HHC 76th BSTB
Allyson McKinzie, Daughter of MSG Kenneth McKinzie, HSC 38th Inf Div
Caleb Newlin, Son of COL Kenneth Newlin, 81st Troop Cmd
Haley Townsend, Daughter of COL Todd Townsend, JFHQ
Luke Wren, Son of MAJ Michael Wren, HSC 38th Inf Div

2013 NGAI Grant Fund Recipients are:

MILITARY
A1C Derek Beaver, 181st Civil Engineer Squadron
SPC Robert Dillon, 1413th Engineer Co
SPC Josiah Duncan, 38th Inf Division Band
PFC Gilbert Hodges, 1613th Engineer Support Co
PFC Dustin Rice, Co B, 1-151st Inf

DEPENDENT
Nathan Edwards, Son of CPT Scott Edwards, Ind Medical Detachment
Ashley Knies, Daughter of CSM Christopher Knies, HHC 2nd BN 150th FA
Jennifer Tallent, Wife of SSG Daniel Tallent, 438th Chemical Co
Haley Townsend, Daughter of COL Todd Townsend, JFHQ
Luke Wren, Son of MAJ Michael Wren, HSC 38th Infantry Div

Recipients will receive official notification letters by 1 May 2013. Checks will be distributed at the 14th Annual NGAI Car Show at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis, IN on 6 July 2013.

2012 NGAI Grant Fund Recipients are:

MILITARY
A1C Derek Beaver, 181st Civil Engineer Squadron
A1C Taylor Colbert, 137th Intel Squadron
SPC Josiah Duncan, 38th Inf Division Band
SGT Kristina Lucas, Co B, 38th DHHB
2LT Kristen Walters, 19th CERFP, 181st MDG

DEPENDENTS
Elizabeth Daake, Daughter of Maj Michael Daake, Ind RRB
Mikala Freeland, Daughter of Maj (ret) David Freeland, 113th Support Bn
Cecilia Gutnecht, Daughter of WOC Richard Gutnecht, HHD, JFHQ
Leanne McMillen, Wife of Col Daniel McMillen, JFHQ
Jessica Tinnel, Daughter of CMSgt Judi Perkins, JFAC
Madison Waltemath, Daughter of Col Ross Waltemath, JFHQ
Luke Wren, Son of Cpt Michael Wren, HSC, 38th DHHB

NGAI Educational Grant Fund Sponsor Application

2016 Educational Grant Fund Sponsor Application (PDF fillable)

NGAI Educational Grant Major Sponsors

The following are major sponsors for our Educational Grant Fund:
For complete list of 2015 Sponsors, click 2015 SPONSORS

Grant application and letter 2017 – Available 1 November 2016