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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) Grant Program provides grants for students who plan to teach in a high-need field at a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families for at least four complete academic years.