22.214.171.124 Virginia State Grant Appeal Policy
A formal appeal concerning the decision to deny approval for state grant eligibility may be filed by contacting the State Grants Supervisor in the Liberty University Financial Aid Office. If the appeal is denied, the State Grants Supervisor will notify the student within 30 days.
This is a State regulated policy that ensures there is an appeal process for the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant.
Definition of Glossary Terms
Grant: Financial aid from the federal or state government, which does not have to be paid back. Grants from the federal government are generally need based. Grants from the state government are generally given to students attending an in-state school that is not state funded.
State Grant Appeals to the State Grants Supervisor may be submitted to:
State Grants Supervisor, Appeal
MSC Box 710282
If the student disputes the decision made by the State Grants Supervisor, the student may appeal to the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV). The student must submit a copy of the appeal and supporting documentation.
State Grant Appeals to the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) may be submitted to:
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
The state office will then request any additional information that is needed. The office will also contact the school and request any documentation the school may have received and an explanation of the denial. They will ask for the school to fax the following:
The student may also submit a second appeal if they are denied by the first SCHEV Council at the state level. The state may also ask the student for copies of: