Grants

  • Federal PELL Grant: a need-base grant awarded only to undergraduate students.
  • Federal Supplement Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): a need-base grant awarded to undergraduate students.
  • Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant: a grant awarded to students whose parent or guardians died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after the 9/11 events but are not eligible for a PELL grant based on EFC.
  • TEACH Grant: Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program that provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. Students attending Old Dominion University and are interested in this grant must contact the Office of Teacher Education Services & Advising.
  • Commonwealth Grant: Need-base grant awarded to Undergraduate Virginia residents or for grants or assistantships to graduate students (both in-state and out-of-state).
  • Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP): Need-base grant award to students who attended a Virginia Elementary and Secondary institution.
  • Virginia Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program: Need-base grant for transfer students who have earned an Associate's Degree at a Virginia two-year institution and transfer to a participating Virginia four-year institution. To be eligible, the student must:
    • Be first-time freshman no earlier than fall 2007
    • Be an undergraduate in-state student
    • Have applied for financial aid at ODU
  • ROAR: Institutional need-base grant awarded to In & Out-of-State students meeting the Financial Aid consideration date. Students who are awarded this grant must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online form. A student's award amount may vary per a student Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number which is determined by the Department of Education federal methodology calculation.

  • Federal PELL Grant: a need-base grant awarded only to undergraduate students.
  • Federal Supplement Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): a need-base grant awarded to undergraduate students.
  • Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant: a grant awarded to students whose parent or guardians died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after the 9/11 events but are not eligible for a PELL grant based on EFC.
  • TEACH Grant: Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program that provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. Students attending Old Dominion University and are interested in this grant must contact the Office of Teacher Education Services & Advising.

  • Commonwealth Grant: Need-base grant awarded to Undergraduate Virginia residents or for grants or assistantships to graduate students (both in-state and out-of-state).
  • Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP): Need-base grant award to students who attended a Virginia Elementary and Secondary institution.
  • Virginia Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program: Need-base grant for transfer students who have earned an Associate's Degree at a Virginia two-year institution and transfer to a participating Virginia four-year institution. To be eligible, the student must:
    • Be first-time freshman no earlier than fall 2007
    • Be an undergraduate in-state student
    • Have applied for financial aid at ODU

  • ROAR: Institutional need-base grant awarded to In & Out-of-State students meeting the Financial Aid consideration date. Students who are awarded this grant must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online form. A student's award amount may vary per a student Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number which is determined by the Department of Education federal methodology calculation.

Note

  • Some types of grants will reduce VA tuition payments.
  • Financial aid awards do not automatically transfer from one institution to another, even in the middle of an academic year.