Grants are available to all students who qualify (according to the stipulations of each grant) – undergraduate and graduate. All of the following, except the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG), require the completion of the FAFSA. View steps to complete the FAFSA.
Federal Pell Grant
The Federal Pell Grant program is for eligible families with the lowest income levels. 2021-22* Grants range from $661 to $6,495 per year based on enrollment status. Eligibility is determined by FAFSA and available to undergraduate students only. *2022-23 amounts pending with Student Aid.gov as of February 1st.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
The SEOG offers limited additional funding with priority given to full-time Federal Pell Grant recipients who represent the highest level of financial need. For qualified students, grants can be awarded up to $4,000 per academic year.
The Marymount Grant is sponsored by the University to make education affordable for as many full-time, first-degree needy undergraduate students as possible.
Graduate Saints Grant
The Marymount Grant for graduate students is sponsored by the University to make education affordable. All undergraduate students who graduate in December or May from Marymount University will be awarded the $6,000 Saints Grant.
Eligibility is open to students who maintained an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.8 or greater, and Marymount alumni with comparable academic standing who are not currently enrolled in graduate-level coursework at the University.
Saints Grant recipients will be given a $3,000 Saints Grant for their first semester, and the remaining $3,000 grant will be awarded in the last semester of their academic program prior to graduation.
All graduate programs are eligible for Saints Grants except for Nursing, Counseling, Physical Therapy, and Forensic & Legal Psychology.
DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG)
The DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG) is available to legal residents of the District of Columbia who attend Marymount on a full-time basis. The amount offered varies each academic year depending on the available funding. DCTAG is not based on financial need; however, an application must be filed through the program.
State Education Office
DC Mayor’s Scholarship Undergraduate Program
The Mayor’s Scholars Undergraduate Program provides need-based funding for eligible DC residents earning their first associate’s or bachelor’s degree at select area colleges and universities. The program is a last-dollar award meaning it can be used to fill the gap between a student’s financial aid package and the cost of attendance.
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant
The Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant is available to Virginia students 1) meeting domiciliary resident of Virginia as defined by the Code of Virginia §23.1-502 and augmented by the Domicile Guidelines, 2) meeting the military dependent requirements under § 23.1-505 or 3) meeting the Tuition Equity provision requirements under § 23.1-505.1.
- This state grant is not based on financial need.
- The amount of the award varies each academic year depending on the state’s funding.
- Awards will be made by the Commonwealth to students who file their applications by July 31.
- Late applications will be considered if funds are available.
- Applications are submitted to the Financial Aid Office.
- Repayment is not required. The Commonwealth of Virginia funds the program. VTAG awards for graduate students are restricted to those enrolled in health-related programs only.
2022-23 VTAG Application – Deadline July 31, 2022