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Commonwealth Grant

The Commonwealth Grant is a state-funded program based on financial need for in-state undergraduate students. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must file the FAFSA or VASA App by our Priority Filing Deadline
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen
  • Must be a resident of Virginia
  • Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Must demonstrate financial need (VT Cost of Attendance minus Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as calculated from the FAFSA)
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours)
  • Must be seeking 1st Bachelor’s Degree

Additional Criteria:

Award Process
Grant is awarded at the time of financial aid packaging.