Welcome to the Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid (USFA) web site! Our staff is here to help students and parents receive the maximum financial aid for which they are eligible. Our web site is a good source of information that will guide you through the financial aid process. Should you have questions after reviewing the information online, please feel free to contact our office.
The 15-16 FAFSA Priority Deadline is March 1, 2015. Virginia Tech's school code is 003754.
During the month of February USFA will be available to assist students and families in submitting their FAFSA applications. Our Staff will be available:
If you would like someone else to be able to discuss your account with University Scholarships and Financial Aid, you must setup a FERPA pass code for that individual. We will not release your financial aid or billing information to anyone, including your parents, without a FERPA pass code. After you have accepted the admissions offer, you may set up this code by logging in to the Hokie Spa and selecting "FERPA."
Use our Financial Aid Estimator to help you estimate your eligibility.
Read and learn tips for a successful financial aid year.
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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:
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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
Please do not wait for an offer of admissions before applying for scholarships. Apply Now! The application process and deadline will vary depending on who is awarding the scholarship. Please be sure to review the information provided carefully.
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.
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Click here for simple steps to transfer tax information into your FAFSA.
You can get a tax return transcript online or by mail. Click here for more information.
School Code: 003754
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (540) 231-5179 Fax: (540) 231-9139