Military Grant Program
At Virginia Wesleyan, you are more than a number. You are a friend, student and teacher. With a 11:1 student/faculty ratio, you'll receive personal attention from professors on a daily basis, who care about you and your successes.
Virginia Wesleyan College is now an active participant for the 2011-2012 Yellow Ribbon Program and we will honor the benefits for those eligible at 100%. We will also be applying to be a participant in the 2012-2013 Yellow Ribbon Program.
Virginia Wesleyan offers a variety of majors and minors throughout the liberal arts and sciences. We are proud to be able to serve our military through our Military Grant Program.
Scholarships through the Military Grant Program apply to those veterans under the Post 9-11 GI Bill enacted in 2008, who have served on active duty for at least 36 months since Sept. 11, 2001 and are eligible for the maximum benefit rate.
Students participating in the Military Grant Program are also eligible for other Veterans Administration benefits, including living allowances and an annual stipend for books and supplies.
Get a private college education at Virginia Wesleyan at no cost to you:
Full-Time Tuition & Fees for the 2011-12 Academic Year $29,680
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefit -$17,500
Remaining Balance $12,180
Virginia Wesleyan Military Grant Program -$12,180
Tuition & Fees 0.00
The top five reasons why military students study at Virginia Wesleyan:
- Virginia Wesleyan's Admissions Counselors understand your needs and are ready to assist you with the application process.
- Virginia Wesleyan's Financial Aid personnel are experienced and knowledgeable about military benefits and are a VA Certifying Official committed to helping you receive your maximum benefit.
- The focus is on you! You'll receive personal attention from top faculty scholars.
- Virginia Wesleyan is conveniently located in the Hampton Roads area, home to one of the nation's largest concentrations of military personnel.
- It's an investment in yourself and your future.
- You served an aggregate period of active duty after September 10, 2001, of at least 36 months;
- You were honorably discharged from active duty for a service connected disability and you served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001;
- You are a dependent eligible for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill based on a veteran's service under the eligibility criteria listed above.
- Eligible students should apply for benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Apply here
- Once you receive your Certificate of Eligibility (COE), please make an appointment with Virginia Wesleyan's VA Certifying Official and submit a copy of your COE.
- Once your veteran's eligibility has been confirmed, you will receive notification of the total benefit.
Want to be a part of VWC's Veteran Community online? Find us and Like us on Facebook by clicking on the icon on the right-hand side of this page. Network and build camaraderie with your fellow veterans and military benefit recipients on campus! See how simple it is to apply for benefits by hearing from your fellow Veterans: http://www.gibill.va.gov/my-story/overview/
Melanie Monk, VA Certifying Official/Financial Aid Counselor 757.455.3207
Teresa Rhyne, Director of Financial Aid/VA Certifying Official 757.455.5733
Visit us in Godwin Hall in the Financial Aid Office