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Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is committed to our students beyond academics and this includes financial wellness. We want to provide resources, skills, and knowledge to help students become and stay financially well both during your time as a student and after you graduate. Through the Financial Stability and Advocacy Centers, students can gain access to financial information, gain skills, and to a professional that can offer individualized assistance based on your particular situation.

Student Equipment Loan Program

If you need access to a laptop loaner during the semester you are enrolled, please complete the application for a laptop loaner here or go to https://www.nvcc.edu/laptoploan/index.html

Student Emergency Grants

The purpose of student emergency grants is to help students who have unforeseen emergencies during the semester. Availability of the grants are based on funding. Please see the list of currently available grants.

Available Grants
  • Cares Act Grant: Please review the eligibility requirements and apply for the grant using this link https://www.nvcc.edu/studentemergencyaid/. If you have any questions about the grant or would like to know the status of your application, please contact the 24-hour Financial Aid Support Center.

  • Childcare Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Grant: This grant assist student parents by assisting with before and after-school services. For more information, contact Diana Yacob, dyacob@nvcc.edu.

Nighthawk Nest Food Pantry

The mission of NOVA’s Food and Personal Care Pantry is to provide easy, on-campus access to free food and personal care products to students, faculty, and staff. Learn more about available resources and pantry locations by visiting the Nighthawk Nest Pantry site.

For more information, please contact Financial Stability and Advocacy Centers at financialstability@nvcc.edu


Interested in applying for scholarships for school? Visit NOVA’s scholarship page to search for scholarships that are tailored for you. Direct any of your questions to Darryl Shell at dshell@nvcc.edu.

International Scholarships for Students

Find information about the scholarships you can apply for.

Free Tax Filing

The Financial Stability and Advocacy Centers is an approved Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. With the assistance of IRS volunteers, these sessions allow students, faculty, and staff that fit the income guidelines the opportunity to file their taxes at no cost. We host several VITA tax preparation sessions on each of the NOVA campuses during the spring semesters. Please check here every spring for the schedule of our VITA tax workshops, links to register, and additional information.

Additional Tax Filing Resources

Career Connection

Career Connection allows you to get connected to Employers looking to hire NOVA students like yourself. No need to sign up! Just log into the career services management system. Any questions about Career Connection can be directed at the career counselor and advisors. Find their contact information.

Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CCAMPIS)

CCAMPIS is a Federal Department of Education grant that is meant to assist student who are parents with funds to pay for childcare so they can focus more energy on staying in school, completing their college goals and graduating.