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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 40. State Council of Higher Education For Virginia
Chapter 150. Virginia Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program Regulations
9/24/2022

8VAC40-150-30. Eligibility criteria for an initial award.

In order to receive an award, the student must:

1. Be a domiciliary resident of Virginia;

2. Be a first-time entering freshman no earlier than fall 2007;

3. Have received an associate's degree at a Virginia two-year public institution of higher education;

4. Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale upon completion of the associate's degree program;

5. Have enrolled into a participating institution by the fall or spring term following completion of the associate's degree;

6. Be enrolled for full-time study in an approved course of study;

7. Have applied for financial aid by completing the FAFSA by the institution's published deadline;

8. Demonstrate financial need; and

9. Have complied with federal selective service registration requirements, unless the following apply:

a. The requirement to register has terminated or become inapplicable; and

b. The student shows by preponderance of the evidence that failure to register was not a knowing and willful failure to register and that the student complies with federal selective service registration requirements prior to disbursement of funds.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-623 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 25, eff. July 31, 2009; amended, Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 2015.

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