The Financial Aid office will use all available aid sources to help meet as much of your need as possible. This financial assistance may be in the form of scholarships, grants, loans or work-study employment.
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As a public university, UVI works hard to keep the cost of our exceptional education affordable and accessible for every student.
All students are encouraged to apply for financial aid.
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Federal grants, loans, and work study programs are available for students who qualify.
Loans & Grants
If you apply for financial aid, you may be offered loans and grants as part of our financial aid offer.
In addition to the UVI Free Tuition scholarship, there are several other scholarship opportunities available at UVI.
Several local clubs and community organizations aid college students seeking financial support.
Emergency Aid Program
Administered by the Center for Student Success, the emergency aid program assists students experiencing unforeseen financial obstacles.
Eligibility for Aid
Financial aid eligibility is determined using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA). To see eligibility view, How to Apply for Aid. FAFSA applications are available on both campuses of the University, in local secondary schools and on the Internet at www.fafsa.gov.
In completing this form, the students are expected to provide information on their own income and assets, family income and assets, and un-taxable income (Workers' Compensation, disability, etc.) The need analysis formula used in analysing the information on the financial aid application measures the ability (not the willingness) of students and their families to contribute toward educational costs.
Federal School Codes
St. Croix: 006989 | St. Thomas: 003946
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy
Federal regulations require that all schools participating in any Federal Financial Aid program adhere to a financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.
Financial aid does not cover costs associated with the following: Admission applications, enrollment deposits, and/or transcripts. The financial assistance offered may not always meet the student's total financial need. It is the student's and family's responsibility to pay the difference between the student's cost of education and available financial aid. The Financial Aid Office seeks to meet the educational cost of students, to the extent possible, depending upon available funding.
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