Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP)

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Awarded By

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Award Amount

The actual awards will vary by institution; however, those students found to be in the neediest category will receive awards of at least tuition. The maximum award is the cost of tuition, required fees, and a book allowance. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years provided that the student maintains full time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress,as determined by the institution.


Varies, depending on the amount of funds available and the number of eligible students.

Additional Information

The purpose of the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP) is to provide an incentive to financially needy students now attending elementary and secondary school in Virginia to raise their expectations and their academic performance and to consider higher education an achievable objective in their future. Priority is given to students who demonstrate the most financial need. Financial need is determined by the student's college or university by calculating the student's Cost of attendance (COA) minus his/her Expected Family Contribution (EFC). The EFC is calculated by the U.S. Department of Education using information provided on the FAFSA.

Deadline Info

Additional information about this award is available from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) website. To apply, interested students must contact the financial aid office of th ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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