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Governor’s G3 Initiative

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Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back

The Governor’s Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back Initiative statewide G3 initiative provides an opportunity for any Virginian to earn a college credential that meets critical employer demands. HB 2204 established G3 is a last-dollar grant for eligible students after all other qualified federal and state financial aid are applied. G3 is a limited pool of funds and will be awarded on a first-come/first-served basis as eligibility is determined.

Student Eligibility

To be considered for G3 funding, a student:

  • Must be program placed in a G3 program of study (See list below).
  • Must not simultaneously be enrolled in or change to a non-G3 program.
  • Must enroll only in credits applicable to the G3 program.
  • Must file a FAFSA for each award year, complete verification, if selected, and all required To-Do List items, and be eligible for federal and state aid.
  • Must have family income at or below 400% of the Department of Labor poverty income level for the number in the household.
  • For the FastForward programs, students must complete a FANTIC application.

Eligible Programs

G3-approved programs include the following:

Program Code

Program Name

CIP

AAS

1090

AAS-Diagnostic Med Sonography  

51.0910

1091

AAS-DiagMed S/Echocardiography

51.0910

1092

AAS-DiagMed S/Vascular Sonogrp  

51.0910

1180

AAS-Dental Hygiene   

51.0602

1260

AAS-Occupational Therapy Asst  

51.0803

1460

AAS-Emergency Med Srvc  

51.0904

1490

AAS-Biotechnology    

41.0101

1510

AAS-Medical Laboratory Tech  

51.1004

1520

AAS-Health Information Mgt  

51.0707

1560

AAS-Nursing    

51.3801

1720

AAS-Radiography    

51.0911

1800

AAS-Physical Therapist Asst  

51.0806

1810

AAS-Respiratory Therapy   

51.0908

1880

AAS-Veterinary Technology   

51.0808

2990

AAS-Information Systems Tech  

11.0101

2995

AAS Info Tech/Cloud Computing 

11.0101

3450

AAS-CyberSecurity    

11.1003

4000

AAS-Administration of Justice  

43.0103

4001

AAS-Adm of Just/Homeland Secur 

43.0103

6360

AAS-Early Childhood Develop  

19.0709

9040

AAS-Air Condition & Refridg 

47.0201

9090

AAS-Automotive Technology   

47.0604

9091

AAS-Auto Tech/ Emissions  

47.0604

9170

AAS-Construction Mgmt Tech  

46.0000

9680

AAS-Engineering Technology   

15.0000

9684

AAS-Engr Tech/Data Ctr Oper 

15.9999

Program Code

Program Name

CIP

CERT

1200

CERT-Dental Assisting  

51.0601

4030

CERT-SubstanceAbuse RehabCouns  

51.1501

4060

CERT-Administration of Justice 

43.0103

6320

CERT-Early Childhood Dev 

19.0709

9030

CERT-Air Conditioning & Refrig

47.0201

Program Code

Program Name

CIP

CSC

221-149-01

CSC-Biotechnology Lab Tech 

41.0101

221-151-02

CSC-Phlebotomy   

51.1004

221-151-10

CSC-Med Lab Assistant (MLA)

51.1004

221-152-01

CSC-Clinical Data Coding 

51.0707

221-299-11

CSC-Database Specialist  

11.0101

221-352-03

CSC-Web Design and Development

11.0801

221-405-43

CSC-Forensic Investig/General  

43.0406

221-405-45

CSC-Forensic Investig/Advanced  

43.0406

221-407-95

CSC-National Security  

43.0103

221-636-04

CSC-Early Childhood Dev 

19.0709

221-636-06

CSC-Infant and Toddler Care

19.0709

221-729-01

CSC-Computer Aid Draft &Design

15.1302

221-732-04

CSC-Network Engineering (Spec) 

15.0303

221-732-09

CSC-Cybersecurity   

15.0303

221-903-10

CSC-HVAC-R and Fac Serv Tech

47.0201

221-909-01

CSC-Auto Maint & Light Repair

47.0604

221-909-10

CSC-Collision Repair Technol 

47.0604

221-915-01

CSC-Site Development  

15.0201

221-917-01

CSC-Construction Supervision  

46.0000

221-995-01

CSC-Welding/Basic Techniques  

48.0508

221-299-16

CSC-Data Center Operations

15.9999

221-299-45

CSC-Mobile Application Development

11.0101

221-299-50

CSC-Cloud Computing

11.0101

221-909-02

CSC- Automotive Diagnosis & Repair

47.0604

221-920-01

CSC- Diesel Basic Repair

47.0605

221-920-04

CSC- Diesel Preventative Maintenance

47.0605

221-968-80

CSC-Engineering Technology Technician

15.0000

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