The Alabama National Guard Educational Assistance Program is a state student assistance program established May 2, 1984 by the Legislature of the State of Alabama. It is designed to provide financial assistance to Alabama National Guard members who are residents of the State of Alabama for undergraduate education at accredited postsecondary institutions of higher learning located within the State of Alabama.
To be eligible for an Alabama National Guard Educational Assistance Program award, the student must meet the following criteria:
- Be at least 17 years of age.
- Be an Alabama resident.
- Be an active member in good standing with the Alabama National Guard.
- Be a member of a federally recognized unit of the Alabama National Guard.
- Have completed basic training and advanced individual training.
- Be enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in an accredited college, university, community college, junior college, or technical college within the State of Alabama.
- Be making satisfactory academic progress.
- Not have received a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
- Not be an applicant for benefits available through the Alabama Student Grant program.
- Not be eligible for federal veterans’ educational benefits.
- Not be receiving other federal educational benefits during the term when ANGEAP payments are received.
- Applied for FAFSA.
- Meet SAP.