Federal Pell Grant (Pell)
Need-based grant funded by the federal government. The amount is determined by government calculation.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Need-based grant funded by the federal government. Awards are based on calculated need and the availability of funds.
Declared Education Majors, must maintain 3.25 cumulative GPA, pass the Praxis I Exam and complete both the TEACH Grant Counseling requirement and Agreement to Serve (online at www.teach-ats.ed.gov) as a full-time, highly qualified teacher in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves low-income students for four (4) out of eight (8) years after degree completion. Awards are $4,000 per academic year, maximum $16,000 total. Virginia Wesleyan University only offers TEACH Grants to students that have been accepted into our Education Program.
Virginia Two-Year Transfer Grant
Requires EFC of 12,000 or less, 3.0 GPA and associates degree. Awards $1000 per year; additional $1000 based on specific major. Students are responsible for notifying the FAO that they may be eligible for this grant.