The Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid will close at noon on November 26th and will reopen at 8:00 on Monday, December 1st. We want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
The 2015-2016 Scholarship Gateway is now open. It can be accessed through the Scholarship page. Applications are available for General Scholarships, New Horizons Scholarship, Presidential Campus Enrichment Grant (PCEG), the College of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and the College of Science. Please contact our office with any questions.
Attention Prospective Students and Parents:
The 15-16 Pamplin New Horizons Scholarship application is NOW available in the Scholarship Gateway. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2015.
Virginia Tech will be offering freshman academic university scholarships for 2015-2016. There will be no application required and these scholarships will be renewable if you maintain academic requirements. Preference for these scholarships will be given to students who apply for admissions no later than December 1, 2014. More information will be coming on the amounts of the scholarships and requirements for the scholarships to be renewed. Please watch our website for more information.
Each Friday in February our staff will be available 1-5pm to assist students and families in submitting their FAFSA applications. Click on the link above for more information.
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Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships are managed by the Graduate School and can be in support of general administrative duties, teaching assignments, or research projects
Grants are awarded based on the student's financial need. Like scholarships, grants do not have to be repaid.
Virginia Tech offers several types of loans from the federal government based on the financial need of the student.
Scholarships are similar to grants but they are awarded based on student qualifications and usually include an application process. Scholarships do not have to be repaid.
Waivers are similar to grants in that they do not have to be repaid, however, they can only be applied to Virginia Tech tuition and fees charges
You do not have to wait for an admissions decision before starting to apply for Financial Aid.
To apply for financial aid at Virginia Tech follow the steps below:
Mark your calendars!
More steps in Applying for Financial Aid
Make sure your financial aid is received without delay by following the steps below.
More steps in Receiving Financial Aid
YouTube video showing how the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) gives you access to grants, loans and work-study jobs that can help fund your education. (You can also visit StudentAid.gov/FAFSA to learn more.)
Learn about the steps, the deadlines, the forms, and a lot of the details students and families need to know.
Hokie SPA (Student Personal Access) is a tool for students, faculty, and staff that allows you to view academic, financial, and other pertinent information about your relationship with Virginia Tech. The tutorials in this guide were created to help you understand the resources and functionality available to you in Hokie Spa.
Once you get the bill, what do you do next? Listen to hear your options are laid out in detail.
What is Flash.Mail? Flash.Mail is a monthly newsletter published by the Virginia Tech Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid. It covers a wide variety of financial aid topics that are pertinent to that particular month. Flash.Mail subscription is free and can be done by following the information below under Subscription.
Below you will find links to a list of forms specific to each academic year and/or term. All of our forms are available in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 (free download) or higher to view them. The contact information for returning completed forms should be listed at the bottom of each form. Should you have questions or concerns regarding the completion of any of these forms, please feel free to contact our office.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (540) 231-5179 Fax: (540) 231-9139
If you are a person with a disability, and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify our office. Read more about Services for Students with Disabilities at Virginia Tech.