Posts Tagged ‘Virginia’

Governor Bob McDonnell proclaimed November 26-30 College Application Week in the Commonwealth, encouraging Virginia high school students to pursue higher education. Virginia College Application week is co-sponsored by SCHEV and the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia.

The Governor’s proclamation can be found here.


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Have you seen the new Opportunities: 2012-13 Virginia Guide to Education After High School?
This easy-to-read guidebook highlights all of the financial aid programs funded by the state of Virginia. It explains what types of financial aid are available and the eligibility requirements for state programs.

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Feel like you need superpowers to figure out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Never fear, Super Saturday is here!

SCHEV is once again partnering with the Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (VASFAA) to help college-bound Virginians receive free one-on-one assistance completing the federal financial aid form during a series of Super Saturday events.

Financial aid specialists will help new and returning college students at 65 locations across Virginia over three consecutive Saturdays: January 28, February 4, and February 11, 2012. For a complete list of Super Saturday locations, as well as a list of materials that students must bring to receive assistance filling out the FAFSA, please visit http://www.vasfaa.org/.

And as an added incentive, a $100 Book Scholarship will be awarded to one student at each Super Saturday location. So what are you waiting for? Get to the Super Saturday location near you faster than a speeding bullet!

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July 25 – 30, 2011 is Virginia Private College Week! More than 25 colleges from Ashland to Winchester are offering tours and informational sessions for students and their families to learn more about private institutions.

If students get their special college passport stamped at three or more participating campuses and send it to the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV), they are eligible to receive three application fee waivers. Now that’s an incentive to start visiting colleges of interest now!

For more information about 2011 Virginia Private College Week and a list of participating institutions, visit http://www.vaprivatecolleges.org/pcw.htm.

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