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Are you ready to earn your associate degree, transfer to a four-year college or university, or gain the skills necessary for landing a great job? PVCC is here for YOU, whatever your path, and your tuition and fees could be covered in full this fall!
The PVCC4U. 100%! tuition assistance initiative covers the cost of tuition and fees for qualifying students who enroll at PVCC, using a combination of federal student aid and institutional funds. This opportunity is available for the upcoming fall semester. Fall classes begin August 22.
PVCC4U. 100%! Eligibility Criteria
PVCC4U provides 100% of the cost of tuition and fees for in-state students who:
- Have a family income of $100,000 or less or have been laid off or furloughed due to COVID-19
- Enroll in 6 credit hours or more
- Have not already received a bachelor’s degree or higher
- Plan to complete a degree or a certificate program.
Transient students taking a course to transfer back to their university are not eligible. This mirrors the federal guidelines for courses that are eligible for financial aid. Even if you do not meet the above requirements, there are other sources of financial assistance available.
Don't let paying for college hinder your plan; inquire with us today and we will help get you started with reaching your goals.
How Do I Get Started?
If you are READY TO GET STARTED, begin by completing the PVCC Application.
If you NEED HELP with the application, complete the help form and an admissions staff member will contact you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for PVCC4U?
New and continuing PVCC students who live in Virginia, have an adjusted gross family income of $100,000 or less and enroll in 6 or more credit hours during the fall 2022 and spring 2023 semesters. Students must be planning to complete a degree or a certificate program. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial aid process and be deemed eligible to receive Federal Student Aid.
What does PVCC4U cover?
PVCC4U covers the full cost of tuition and fees for credit hours taken during the spring, summer and fall semesters, in calendar years 2022 and 2023, for students who meet all of the eligibility criteria.
How do I apply?
The first step is to complete and submit the PVCC application. Once submitted, an enrollment coach will contact you with next steps.
How will I know if I am approved for PVCC4U?
Once you have completed and submitted the required PVCC application, an enrollment coach will confirm your next steps and eligibility. If you do not qualify for PVCC4U, you may qualify for other types of financial aid and scholarships. Your enrollment coach will discuss options with you.
Is there a minimum GPA required for PVCC4U?
Yes, for current students (those enrolled in spring 2022 classes) to continue receiving PVCC4U funding, there is a required minimum GPA of 2.0 and successful completion of 75% of the spring '22 credits attempted. Students must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements for the current semester. New students (those not currently enrolled) should connect with an academic advisor to cover requirements.
What happens if I withdraw from or fail a course after receiving PVCC4U funds?
Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA to receive and maintain eligibility. To be eligible for funding in the fall 2022 semester, students currently enrolled in the spring semester must successfully complete 75% of fall credits attempted. To be eligible for funding in the spring 2023 semester, students currently enrolled in the fall semester must successfully complete 75% of spring credits attempted.
For new students enrolling in the fall or spring semester, your enrollment coach will discuss with you what happens in the case of withdrawal from or failure of a course.
Federal student aid requirements may also apply.
Are dual enrollment high school students eligible for PVCC4U assistance?
No. Dual enrolled high school students are not eligible to receive financial aid. However, students who graduate and enroll in regular programs may be eligible for the PVCC4U.
How long does assistance from PVCC4U last?
Eligible students may receive funds during each semester in calendar year 2022 and 2023.
Are out-of-state or international students eligible for PVCC4U?
PVCC4U tuition assistance is limited to students who are residents of Virginia and eligible to receive Federal Student Aid.