Students who enter Danville Community College may be eligible for financial assistance when they transfer to a qualifying 4-year institution. The grant is $1000 per year. An additional $1000 may be awarded to students who pursue undergraduate work in science, math, nursing, or engineering.
- Be a first-time entering freshman (at any institution) no earlier than fall 2007.
- Be an undergraduate in-state student (Virginia domicile).
- Meet selective service requirements.
- Have received an associate degree at a Virginia two-year public institution.
- Have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for the associate degree.
- Enroll full-time into a Virginia four-year public college or university or a Virginia four-year private nonprofit college or university by the fall or spring immediately following completion of an associate degree (check for approved list of transfer institutions).
- Enroll into a degree program that is not for religious training or theological education.
- Have applied for financial aid by completing the federal Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the four-year institution’s published deadline.
- Have financial need, defined as a federally calculated Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 12,000 or less.
Continued eligibility is based on maintaining a 3.0 at the four-year college and demonstrating continued financial need. The grant is limited to two years (six semesters) – for a maximum of three years combined for the initial and renewal awards. See the link below for complete information.