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Scholarships & Aid

Everything to Gain

The College at Wise is proud to offer competitive financial aid offers to anyone with demonstrated financial need. Making college more affordable for students is part of our commitment to uplift our region through the power of education.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Apply to the College at Wise. Submit your application by the deadline.
  2. File the FAFSA. Ensure that your parents’ and your tax returns are filed as soon as possible, as you’ll need them to fill out the FAFSA. Request for a copy to be sent to UVA Wise. Our school code is 003747.
  3. Receive Your Awards Package. Once you’ve been accepted, you’ll receive an awards package in the spring detailing the forms of financial assistance offered to you. Sign and return the offer. Then get excited: You’re going to college! 
Types of Aid
Learn more about the many different ways you can get help paying for college.
Keeping College Within Reach for Virginia Students
Any student from Virginia whose family has an income of $40,000 or less and who qualifies for admission will receive scholarships that cover tuition and fees.
Reduced Tuition for Residents of the Appalachian Region
Significant tuition discounts are offered to students who live within the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) territory. See if your county is included in the ARC region.