Need Based Financial Aid
Who is eligible for financial aid?
Those who qualify for financial aid through UVA
What do you need to apply?
A financial aid statement or financial aid award letter (photocopy of SIS printout)and a personal statement stating more about your financial situation.
What can you receive?
Up to $500 BUT no more than 50% of your trip cost.
How else can I earn money?
Letter writing to family, friends, professors
Hometown organizations, business, churches, etc.
Corporations, community leaders
Organizations dedicated to the cause you are promoting (ex. a company that promotes environmentalism if you are going on an environmental conservation trip)
Template/example letter is available (**THIS IS VERY SUCCESSFUL** don’t underestimate it)
Talk to your leaders!
Team up with other ASB trips
Pizza sales on Beta Bridge/the corner
Fundraising nights through local restaurants
Start early and don’t be afraid to ask for help!
Feel free to contact Bay Diggs (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Financial Aid Chair, with any questions!