Scholarships for Trade School


Virginia Technical Academy accepts all major credit cards, cash and personal checks as forms of payment.

We also offer a variety of scholarships to meet the financial needs of our students. Financing options include both state and government options as well as financing directly with Virginia Technical Academy. Although we accept applicants without a G.E.D. or a High School Diploma, only those who are able to provide a High School Diploma or GED are eligible to receive financial aid.

Contact us to speak with an Academy representative about which scholarship option may be best for your specific situation.


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Apply for CARES Hampton Grant


The city of Hampton has a CARES Community Development Block Grant for workforce training to help those facing hardship from Covid-19 pandemic. To be considered for a scholarship, the applicant must live in Hampton, Virginia. Applicant must have a desire to learn and must provide the following:

(1) Documentation of Hampton residency. This can be a utility bill showing your name and address.
(2) Documentation showing hardship due to Covid-19 pandemic.



Scholarship Application


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Day Courses


Monday - Friday | 8:00am - 4:00pm


Building Maintenance Program
Electrical Level 1 Course
HVAC Level 1 Course



Night Courses


Monday & Wednesday & Thursday | 5:30pm - 9:00pm


Building Maintenance Program
Electrical Level 1 Course
HVAC Level 1 Course
Plumbing Level 1 Course


Please note: this scholarship is for candidates who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. If you have any questions on qualifications, please contact our office at 757-586-5322.

Financial Aid Through
Virginia Career Works


Students at Virginia Technical Academy may apply for assistance through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program offered by Virginia Career Works.
Virginia Career Works financial aid for technical school
How to Apply

Note: To apply for financial aid for trade school through the WIOA Program, you must apply at the Virginia Career Works (VCW) location where you live. The directions above are for students who live on the Peninsula. If you live on the Southside, please click the button below to view a list of Southside VCW locations.


View Southside VCW Locations

For more information, please visit the Virginia Career Works website.



Work Ethic Scholarship Program


Mike Rowe Works Foundation offers a Work Ethic Scholarship for which VTA students are eligible to apply. The 2021 application deadline is March 15, 2021. Learn more and apply by clicking the button below.


Apply for the Scholarship


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Take control of your future by taking the first step towards your career in the skilled trades.

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Have questions? Contact us today to speak to a representative of Virginia Technical Academy.

Call: 757-586-5322

Thanks for your interest in Virginia Technical Academy!

Virginia Technical Academy accepts all major credit cards, cash and personal checks as forms of payment.
We hope you have found a scholarship option that fits your current situation. Please note that although we accept applicants without a G.E.D. or a High School Diploma, only those who are able to provide a High School Diploma or GED are eligible to receive financial aid. If you have further questions about receiving financial aid for our programs, please contact us to speak with an Academy representative.