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Apply for Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid advisor meets with a NOVA student

Our scholarships, grants, loans and work-study opportunities can make your college education more affordable than you ever thought possible.

Types of Aid

Learn about scholarships, grants, loans, work-study and eligibility.

Applying for Aid

Use our step-by-step guide, tutorial and tools to apply for aid.


Use the following links to help you through the Financial Aid process.

Financial Aid Basics

Financial Aid Dashboard

The Financial Aid Dashboard allows you to view, complete and submit forms and complete your FAFSA verification interview. In addition, you can access and complete the Bookstore Purchase Authorization E-Form prior to purchasing books with eligible financial aid.

To access the Financial Aid Dashboard, log in with your myNOVA username and password.