To help make our education as affordable as possible, we award more than $5 million in annual university scholarships. To apply, please follow the instructions below.
Southern Virginia University awards Academic Scholarships based on your incoming high school or college GPA. To be considered for an academic scholarship, please submit your online application to Southern Virginia University and include your transcript(s).
Southern Virginia University awards Need-based Aid based on a student’s need as deteremined by Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To be considered for need-based aid, please complete your FAFSA using Southern Virginia University’s unique school code: 003738.Start Your FAFSA
You can earn a Performance Scholarship to pursue your passion in art, design, cheer, dance, music (band, choir, orchestra, etc.), theatre, esports, and more. To apply, please use the links below or contact your admissions director for application instructions.
Service helps develop valuable qualities like charity, selflessness, and work ethic. In recognition of such service, the Returned Missionary & Service Scholarship awards $1,500 annually—or $6,000 over four years—to students who have served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or performed other humanitarian service.
Applicants are evaluated on their commitment to academics, leadership, and service—qualities exemplified by Richard E. Marriott and the Marriott Family. With limited availability, Southern Virginnia University awards Marriott Scholarships only to new students on a first-come, first-served basis.
To help make paying for college more affordable and convenient, we allow students to finance their education by making interest-free monthly payments. To set up an interest-free tuition payment plan, please contact Student Financial Services.
Many full-time students help fund their education by working part-time on campus or in the surrounding area while enrolled. To learn more about local student-employment opportunities, please contact our Office of Career Development.
To determine if you qualify for a Pell Grant worth up to $6,345 annually in free federal aid, please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using our unique school code: 003738.
Virginia residents can qualify for a Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) worth up to $4,500 annually in free aid from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Apply below:
Responsibly and informedly borrowing student loans can be an effective way to finance your education. For instance, federally subsidized loans can be an especially helpful option since they do not accrue interest while you are enrolled in college full-time. To learn more about the student loans available to you, please contact Student Financial Services.
In addition to university scholarships and government aid, we encourage all incoming and current students to work with Student Financial Services to identify and apply for the numerous private scholarships available to college students.