making college affordable
To apply for financial aid, you’ll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can complete and mail a paper copy, or access the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
To be considered, you must complete a FAFSA and a scholarship application.
Hollins, virginia & federal grants/loans
|Hollins Grant||Varies||Hollins offers grants and endowed awards to those who demonstrate financial need. Awards range from $500 to $10,000.|
||Varies||Based on FAFSA results and fund availability|
|Virginia Transfer Grant||$1,000 – $2,000||Need-based; for those who graduate with an associate’s degree from a Virginia community college; 3.0 GPA required|
|Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)||$3,100 (estimated)||Students must complete a Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) application by July 31 and must be a full-time student.|
|Budget Payment Plan||Parents can pay fees for tuition, room, and board in 10 monthly installments, interest free.|
|PLUS (Parent Loans)||Parents may borrow funds from the U.S. Department of Education at a fixed-interest rate. Payments begin during the academic year but may be deferred until graduation. A credit check is required and the standard repayment term is 10 years. Parents can borrow the difference between the total financial aid package and the cost of education (including books and transportation).|