TOBACCO REGION SCHOLARSHIP/LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAMS
WELCOME
The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (Tobacco Commission) established a program in 2002 to offer assistance with a bachelor’s degree and, therefore, strengthen the economies of Southwest (SW) and Southern Virginia (SV) through education and training of its citizens. For the 2018-2019 academic year, new recipients will be applying for a loan with terms offered to earn forgiveness after graduation. Please click on “Program Information” above to learn more. Residents of SW (brown) or SV (blue) localities enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program at an accredited 4-year college or university, in-state or out-of-state, can submit an application. Residents of counties shaded in yellow are not eligible to apply.

**2018-2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 27, 2018 AT 4 PM
**ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 11, 2018 AT 4 PM

  • Click “Program Information” above to read about program eligibility, award guidelines, award amounts, etc.
  • New awards will be a loan with terms to work toward earning forgiveness after graduation, or repayment may be required; please read the Master Promissory Note carefully for important terms.
  • TO APPLY, CLICK ANYWHERE ON THE MAP BELOW. A PAGE WITH 2 BOXES WILL POP UP:
  • Ø IF YOU ALREADY HAVE AN ACCOUNT, CLICK “LOGIN” ON THE LEFT AND CONTINUE
    Ø IF YOU ARE NEW, CLICK BOX ON THE RIGHT, ENTER ZIP, CLICK “CONTINUE” TO SET UP ACCOUNT