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Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Grant (VGAP)

Available to Virginia students who have an overall 2.5 high school GPA or better and evidence of need. Renewable for three subsequent years as long as the student advances to the next classification and funds are available. Student must be enrolled full-time. Awards may not exceed the cost of tuition. 

Commonwealth Award

Available to Virginia students who have an overall 2.0 GPA or better and evidence of need. Renewable for three subsequent years as long as the student advances to the next classification and funds are available. Student must be enrolled full-time. Awards may not exceed the cost of tuition. 

Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA)

Limited graduate teaching assistantship awards are granted to full-time non-working graduate students.  Students assist faculty in their assigned departments with task and responsibilities that may include grading, monitoring, leading lab and/or discussion sessions, offering office hour assistance to students, and performing clerical tasks. The criteria is based on merit.  Please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for the application.  

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