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Financial Aid

School Code: 001828

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Financial Aid Office Hours:

Normal Business Hours

Mon. & Thurs.- 8A.M.-6P.M.

Tues. & Wed. 8A.M.-5P.M.

Fri. 9A.M.-5P.M.

Aug. 25th thru Aug. 29th

Mon. - Thurs. - 8A.M. - 6P.M.

Fri. 9A.M. - 5P.M.

Contact Us:

260-481-6820

Fax: 260-481-4159

finaid@ipfw.edu

2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN, 46805

Child of Certain Veterans and Public Safety Officers (CVO) Supplemental Grant

Who receives CVO Grants?

CVO Grants are given to children of a disabled Indiana veteran or public safety officer killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty.  Click here to view the eligibility criteria.

  • recipients must submit a completed Indiana CVO Application form from the State of Indiana.
  • Be an Indiana Resident 
  • Be enrolled in at least 1 credit hour.

How much is a CVO Grant?

The CVO Grant covers the cost of tuition and mandatory fees for up to 124 credit hours for a student. This grant does not cover distance education fees. The difference in tuition must be covered by the student or other aid.

Students who have not reached their 124 credit hour limit, may use their award for a second bachelors at the same benefit as the first, or may use it towards a graduate degree.  This grant will only pay the undergraduate tuition and mandatory fee rate, but graduate tuition and mandatory fees are higher. The additional cost would be need to be covered by the student or other aid.

How to Apply for a CVO Grant?

In order to apply, the student must have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file, along with a Certified Indiana CVO Application form.

CVO Grant for Summer

Students are able to take as many summer classes as they please up to their 124 credit hour limit.

Transfer Students

Transfer students can use their CVO benefits at IPFW, but must supply a new Indiana CVO Application form that has been certified to the IPFW Financial Aid Office.  Once, IPFW has received all of this information, the student's grant benefits will be posted to their accounts.