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GEAR UP VA Scholarship & Grant

 

Students who participate in the GEAR UP program may be eligible for a scholarship or grant to help pay for college. Scholarship and grant recipients will be selected based on a variety of factors including financial need, participation in GEAR UP activities, and academic performance.

 

GEAR UP VA Scholarship and Grant Policy Manual for Recipients Gear Up VA Scholarship and Grant Policy Manual for Recipients

 

FAQs about the Scholarship Scholarship FAQ's

 

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GEAR UP Virginia Scholarship


The GEAR UP Virginia Scholarship is a competitive college financial aid program available to eligible GEAR UP students who demonstrate high financial need.


What are the Scholarship requirements? »


GEAR UP Virginia Achievement Grant


The GEAR UP Virginia Achievement Grant is a competitive college financial aid program available to eligible GEAR UP students who do not qualify to receive the GEAR UP Virginia Scholarship.


What are the Grant requirements? »


How can GEAR UP students apply for a scholarship or grant?


GEAR UP Virginia award applications will be available at GEAR UP high schools and online during students’ senior year in high school. To apply, GEAR UP students must submit an application along with required documents no later than the determined deadline. The required documents will be specified in the application packet.


More information about the GEAR UP VA Scholarship and Achievement Grant Gear Up Virginia Scholarship and Achievement Grant- PDF format


To apply, click here.


Additional Resources:


  • GEAR UP Award Pre-Application Information Award Pre-Application Information
  • Award Application Process Award Application Process English | Award Pre-Application Information in Spanish Spanish
  • Scholarship & Grant Quick Guide Scholarship and Grant Quick Guide - PDF format
  • Scholarship & Grant PowerPoint Presentation Scholarship and Grant Powerpoint presentation -  English PDF format English | Scholarship and Grant Powerpoint presentation - Spanish PDF format Spanish
  • GEAR UP Scholarship & Achievement Grant Eligible Institution Requirements Scholarship and Grant Eligible Institution Requirements - PDF format
  • GEAR UP Scholarship & Achievement Grant Comic Scholarship and Grant Comic - PDF format 8.5 x 11 | 8.5 x 14


If you have questions about the Scholarship or Achievement Grant, please contact the Scholarship Administrator.