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Home Ride Scholarship

The Home Ride Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

Award Information:

Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, have attended high school in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William Fauquier, or Arlington County, Va., and be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours per semester). Applicant should have a minimum 3.0 Quality Credit Average (QCA) and must submit FAFSA. Selection is based upon need, merit, and good character.
Eligibility: College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 200 Student Services Building
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone Number: 540 231 5179
Fax Number: 540 231 9139

You can find out more by contacting:

Dr. Barry Simmons

Email Address:

You should always investigate the background of the scholarship. The best shot of achieving your goal comes from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. A good first step is to try to recognize the driving force for the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and what they hope to achieve with the Home Ride Scholarship. If you are qualified, make sure there is any likelihood of actually getting the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot of actually being awarded the Home Ride Scholarship, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

A crucial aspect in the process of trying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are time consuming, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done properly and thoroughly. It would be awful to be denied as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Home Ride Scholarship confers the award and distributes the money so that you can know if you can rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions in what can be paid with the Home Ride Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to take care of the expenses associated with school, and being awarded the Home Ride Scholarship is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the Home Ride Scholarship, try not to be upset, there are other scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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