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Presidential Scholarship

This award is available to incoming freshmen who have completed a college preparatory course of study with a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher and composite SAT of 1100 or ACT of 24. This award includes $7,000 applicable to the cost of tuition and fees and a waiver valued at $2,000 applicable to room and board costs. This scholarship is renewable up to three additional years if the recipient maintains a cumulative g.p.a. of 3.0, participate in the University Honors program, and maintains residence on campus. 


Provost Scholarship

This award is available to incoming freshmen who have completed a college preparatory course of study with a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher and composite SAT of 1000 or ACT of 21. This award includes $1,500 applicable to the cost of tuition and fees and a waiver valued at $2,000 applicable to room and board costs. This scholarship is renewable up to three additional years if the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA. of 3.0, participate in the University honors program, and maintains residence on campus.

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship

This award is available to incoming freshmen or transfer students who demonstrate outstanding talent in music or fine arts. An audition or a portfolio may be required. Students must receive recommendations from a secondary school teacher or counselor and the Virginia State University Department Chairperson to be eligible. 

Math, Science and Technology Scholarship

This $1,500 award is available to incoming freshmen or transfer students whose record reflects above average ability in mathematics, science or technology and a minimum cumulative g.p.a. of 3.0. Applicants must submit a personal statement that outlines goals, plans, and ambitions. Students must receive recommendations from a secondary school teacher or counselor and the Virginia State University Department Chairperson to be eligible. 

University Scholarship

This award, which ranges from $500 to $1,000, is available to only returning students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher during his or her course of study at Virginia State University. This is a highly competitive award, presented to a limited number of students each year, according to the availability of funds. Eligible students must submit a new application each academic year. 

University Departmental Scholarships

 Administered by certain University departments. However, all students applying for and receiving financial aid can receive financial aid only in an amount representative of the difference between the scholarships and the derived need of the student. 

Athletic Scholarship

 The Athletic Department, in keeping with the rules and regulations of the NCAA and CIAA, awards grants to students who participate in one or more of the athletic programs. Interested persons should contact the Athletic Department at Virginia State University. 

Army ROTC Scholarship Program

There are 16 types of scholarships provided by the Army through the ROTC Program. These scholarships provides financial assistance for the undergraduate education and training of highly qualified and motivated young men and women who desire to pursue careers as commissioned officers in the United States Army after graduation from college. For additional information about the program, call or write the Army ROTC Department, Virginia State University, (804) 524-8541. 

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