As the school year kicks off, Hoosier veterans and their families can receive up to $500 to help pay for education-related expenses like school supplies and tuition.

Indiana Representative Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) said in a recent news release, “Military families with K-12 students and full-time college students within the home can apply for the $500 grant, paid through the Military Family Relief Fund, before September 15.”

For guidelines and to download an application, click here. Completed applications can be mailed to the DVA or emailed to

Indiana offers a wide range of services and grant opportunities for veterans and their families, which can be found by connecting with your local Veterans Service Office.