GEER Scholarship Application

The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund provides funds in Aid Year 2020-2021 to support last-dollar scholarships for displaced adults who enroll in stackable credential programs that lead to jobs in targeted industry sectors. Eligible programs can be found at:

Before the Financial Aid Office can review the information on this form, you must have filed a 2020-2021 FAFSA at and submitted all requested items.

To be eligible for a GEER scholarship, you must be:

  • A dislocated worker * Supporting Documentation Required *
  • Enrolled in an eligible program
  • Enrolled in six(6) or more credits per term
  • Eligible for Title IV (federal) aid with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 12,000 or less as calculated by the FAFSA
  • Domiciled in Virginia

GEER funds can cover charges up to tuition, fees, and a book allowance that have not been covered by other aid designated for tuition, fees, and/or books.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Dislocated Worker Qualification
  2. Required Documentation for Dislocated Worker Qualification
  3. Agreement: The person signing below certifies that all the information reported on this application is complete, correct, and any supporting documentation is attached as required.