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Illinois National Guard (ING) Grant

Welcome to the online application process for the Illinois National Guard (ING) Grant.

Important information regarding this program including the eligibility requirements, may be accessed by selecting from among the options that appear in the menu at the right margin of the Application Certification Statement page. Be sure you read and understand this information prior to submitting an application.

Launching the ING application below will open the Student Portal, where you may create a profile or continue as a guest to complete your application. If you create a personal profile, the system will automatically use that information to fill in part of your application, and then process it after you complete the rest.

Creating a profile will also give you a way to check on the status of your application, keep track of the number of eligibility units you have used and request a duplicate copy of your ING Grant eligibility notification, if necessary. 

Launch the Illinois National Guard Grant application