Children and Spouse of Public Safety Officers

Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE)

The Commission offers a supplement to other state grants by guaranteeing 100% of tuition and regularly assessed fees for students who are children and spouses of certain Indiana public safety officers (PSO) killed in the line of duty or permanently disabled state troopers. For a child of a PSO killed in the line of duty, the benefit is limited to 8 semesters. If the child first applied and became eligible for the benefit before June 30, 2011, there is no time limit to use the allotted 8 semesters. If the child first applied and became eligible for the benefit after June 30, 2011, the allotted 8 semesters must be used with 8 years after the date the child first applied. For a child of a permanently disabled state trooper, a spouse of a PSO killed in the line of duty or a spouse of a permanently disabled state trooper, the benefit is limited to 124 credit hours. If the child or spouse first applied and became eligible for the benefit before June 30, 2011, there is no time limit to use the allotted 124 credit hours. If the child or spouse first applied and became eligible for the benefit after June 30, 2011, the allotted 124 credit hours must be used within 8 years after the date the student first applied. See website for further details. Sign Up to Start Applying
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Deadline Rolling Deadline
Number of Awards Granted1

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Eligibility Requirements

Demographic
Maximum Age24
Enrollment Levels