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Types of Aid

Student Employment

Through the Federal Work Study Program you can work in positions on and off campus and earn money to help pay your expenses. 

Student Loans

Loans must be repaid. A college education is an important investment in your future and loans are available to help to pay for the cost. 

Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships are managed by the Graduate School and can be in support of general administrative duties, teaching assignments, or research projects.

Scholarships & Fellowships

Certain scholarships and fellowships are available through the Virginia Tech Graduate School, based on merit.

Federal TEACH Grant

The Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) program provides grants of up to $4000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.   This program has very specific requirements that recipients must follow to receive the full benefit of the program.