Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)

Tuition Assistance Grant Program (VTAG) is designed to assist Virginia residents who attend accredited private, nonprofit colleges and universities in Virginia.

The award amount is based on the number of eligible students and the availability of funds. Based on recent funding thresholds, the maximum award for undergraduates is $3,520 and $1,760 for graduates.

Eligibility Requirements #


  1. Be a Virginia resident and U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  2. Be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student;
  3. Be admitted in accredited private, nonprofit colleges and universities in Virginia pursuing an eligible degree that is not in religious training or theological education
  4. Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA

How to Apply? #


To be considered for VTAG, you must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on time. Applications are due July 31 each year but no later than December 1.