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BEFORE you apply for scholarships:

  • Students applying for a need-based scholarship must file a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the Pamplin deadline- with signatures, before the application deadline. International Students will file an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) Calculator in lieu of a FAFSA with the same deadline.
  • Update Hokie-Spa and major(s)/minor(s) and expected graduation date to reflect current information
  • Review the Scholarship FAQs page  
  • Review the list of Scholarship on Scholarship Central to determine your eligibility for individual scholarships. These are subject to change.  New scholarships are available!
  • Update resume & essay(s), and save them individually.

DIRECTIONS to apply for scholarships:

  • Log-in to the Scholarship Application (VT username (PID) and password required). The link will be located below once the Scholarship Portal opens.
  • Complete the following 4 steps in the application:
    • Step-1. General Application Form
    • Step-2. Scholarship Selection
    • Step-3. Upload Resume & Essays (Maximum file size: 1 page and 250k each)
    • Step-4. Review and Finalize Application
  • Log-out OR “Re-Open Application” to edit information
  • Applicants may make changes to their applications up until the deadline (varies by scholarship)