Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Virginia has a budget of $14,885,598,515.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Virginia schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Virginia, over 86.60% have high school diplomas, over 34.00% have post secondary degrees, and over 14.10 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Virginia is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Virginia need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Virginia. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $48,144.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Virginia's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $48,731.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Virginia Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Virginia ensures all eligible residents in Virginia can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Virginia, contact Virginia financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Virginia are browsing from the following cities: Foster, Gum Spring, Vienna, Montross, Windsor, Boston, Henry, Lunenburg, Elliston, Casanova

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Charles City, Gloucester, King William, King and Queen, Middlesex, Mathews, New Kent and West Point Counties, Virginia (Apply for HHS 2024 ACF OHS HP R3 0098)

Funding Number: HHS 2024 ACF OHS HP R3 0098
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services, Opportunity Zone Benefits
Funding Amount: $1,438,626
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of West Virginia (Apply for HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R3 0140)

Funding Number: HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R3 0140
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $5,516,448
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of Virginia (Apply for HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R3 0111)

Funding Number: HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R3 0111
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $13,002,309
Natural and Cultural Resources Support for Joint Base Langley Eustis, Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, Virginia/Washington D.C. (Apply for W9126G 23 2 SOI 3325)

Funding Number: W9126G 23 2 SOI 3325
Agency: Department of Defense
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $2,828,460
Virginia Conservation Partnership and Technical Assistance (Apply for USDA NRCS VA MULTI 23 NOFO0001275)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS VA MULTI 23 NOFO0001275
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $300,000
Natural Resources Compliance Support at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia (Apply for W9126G 22 2 SOI 4252)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 4252
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $4,493,911
Land Management Support, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia (Apply for W9126G 22 2 SOI 3710)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 3710
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $2,505,980
Oyster larval transport/hydrodynamic modeling at Tangier/Pocomoke Sound, Virginia (Apply for W81EWF 22 SOI 0023)

Funding Number: W81EWF 22 SOI 0023
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – VIRGINIA (Apply for USDA NRCS VA CIG 22 NOFO0001199)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS VA CIG 22 NOFO0001199
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia (Apply for HHS 2022 ACF OHS CH R3 0152)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OHS CH R3 0152
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,102,781

 

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