Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program (ONGSP)


Former Members of the Ohio National Guard

Former ONG Members who have completed their Ohio National Guard enlistment obligation with an honorable discharge may continue their Scholarship Program benefit for the time they were unable to attend school due to deployment.

Qualifications for participation under the Latta amendment

  • ONG Member must have received an honorable discharge after completion of their three-year, six-year, or more enlistment in which they were deployed with the Ohio National Guard.

  • ONG Member may take classes for terms missed during deployment only
    (number of terms determined from their DD214).

  • ONG Members must have Educational Units available in order to apply for a scholarship.
    The Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program provides a maximum of 48 Educational Units for a
    three-year enlistment, or lifetime maximum of 96 Educational Units regardless of reenlistments.

  • ONG Member has five years from their discharge date to use their remaining Educational Units.

  • The ONGSP is available for undergraduate degree programs only.
    ONG Members who possess a bachelor’s degree are not eligible for the Scholarship Program.
    However, prior college credits or possession of an associate’s degree does not affect eligibility.

How to apply to extend scholarship benefits

Scan and email the following documents to ongsp@NG.Army.mil:

  • DD 4 documentation of your Ohio National Guard enlistment

  • Your Ohio National Guard discharge order or NGB 22 document

  • Your DD 214 form

Approval Process

Once the required documents have been received in the ONG Scholarship Office,
confirmation will be sent on:

Once you have been notified, you will:

  • Confirm your status online

  • Create a username & password that will allow you to access
    your scholarship account information as well as apply for scholarships.

Help for CAC problems
To be used when the Soldier/ Airmen does not have a CAC, when the applicant has ETS'd or when applying for a late waiver

Scholarship Program HOME

ONGSP Benefits for:
Members with 6-year enlistment

Members with prior service
and 3-year enlistment

Members without prior service
but with 3- year enlistment

Former Members of ONG

Educational Unit Chart

List of Approved Schools



Statement of Understanding

If you are no longer a member of the Ohio National Guard and are applying for scholarship benefits, , please complete the hard copy ONGSP application (621-3) and upload it on the Safe Access File Exchange available at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/.

Please contact the ONGSP office Toll Free at 1-888-400-6484 or ng.oh.oharng.mbx.ong-scholarship@mail.mil if you experience any difficulties with the application process.