Financial aid information

Tuition and Fees

 

Federal Student Financial Aid:
Please complete this form if you want to be considered for any kind of financial assistance This form can be completed online at: www.fafsa.ed.gov/

 

VCU Financial Aid And Resources:
- VCU Financial Aid Department Web page: www.vcu.edu/enroll/finaid/
- Listing of Financial Assistance Programs: www.vcu.edu/enroll/finaid/programs/

 

AOTA and AOTF Related Scholarships:
- The American Occupational Therapy Association: www.aota.org/Students/Aid.aspx
- The American Occupational Therapy Foundation: www.aotf.org/scholarshipsgrants.aspx
- National AMBUCS, Inc. Provide scholarships for therapists through the AMBUCS Scholars program. www.ambucs.com/

 

Other Resources:
- Virginia Occupational Therapy Association (VOTA): www.vaota.org/ Information and forms can be found under the heading: VOTA Scholarships and Awards
- College Tool Kit: www.collegetoolkit.com A scholarship search engine that allows you to establish a personal profile to help identify available scholarships.
- MedCAP and other Student Loans and Services through Wells Fargo: The MedCAP Loan Program was designed to help you reach your career goal: www.wellsfargo.com/student/school/health3
- CitiAssist Loans: The CitiAssist® Loan is a private education loan designed to help undergraduate and graduate students afford the school of their choice: studentloan.citibank.com/slcsite/fr_hciti.htm
- Signature Loans through Sallie Mae: When grants, scholarships, and Federal Stafford Loans fall short in covering the total cost of your education:www.salliemae.com/apply/borrowing/signature.html
- Key Education Resources: 1-800-539-5363 Offering a range of education planning and financing products to help meet your education goals: www.key.com/

 

Occupational Therapy Department Honors And Awards:
- A.D. Williams Award An annual award presented to 2nd year students with cumulative 4.0 GPS's for the entire curriculum.
- Commonwealth of Virginia Graduate Fellowship Award These awards are presented to graduate student(s) with high academic and professional potential. Preference is given to residents of Virginia, and financial need is considered.
- Patti Ann Maurer Scholarship This award is given to the top ranked applicant for the Entry-Level Professional Master's program.
- Gudger-Garris Scholarship Award This award is a bequest from Lucille Gudger. It is awarded each year to students in the occupational therapy program in good academic standing with financial need.
- C. A. Kooiman Memorial Award This award is given in memory of Mr. Kooiman, director of the occupational therapy curricula from 1961 to 1976. The graduating class as the person who best exemplifies the nature and characteristics of Mr. Kooiman chooses the award recipient.