GEAR UP Virginia

School Year: 2020    Survey: 2020-21 GUV Scholarship Enrollment & Payment Request for Option #1

GUV Scholarship Enrollment & Payment Request Form (Option #1)
This GEAR UP Virginia (GUV) Scholarship Enrollment and Payment Request form is for students who want to claim Scholarship Option #1 ($5,000 - up to $2,500 for two semesters). Please do not complete this form until you know when and where you will enroll for college/university/trade school.

For additional information about your scholarship options, payment processing and more, visit

  • If you would prefer to complete the paper version of this form, please send an email to to have the form emailed to you. Submission instructions will be included in the email.
To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:
  • Be a GUV participant (must have a signed release form on file at SCHEV)
  • Have earned a high school diploma, recognized equivalent or another recognized alternative standard for individuals with disabilities
  • Be enrolled in a two- or four-year undergraduate degree or high-quality certificate program at an eligible institution of higher education (in Virginia or out-of-state, but within the U.S. or its territories)
  • Complete the FAFSA and be eligible for Federal Student Aid
  • Be less than 22 years old at the time of award and disbursement
NOTE: You, your college/university/trade school and your program must be eligible for and participate in Federal Student Aid. For information regarding eligibility, visit or contact the financial aid office at your college/university/trade school.
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