Through the Re-Employing Virginians (REV) campaign, the governor’s office is giving Virginia’s Community Colleges $27 million to help current and future students cover the costs of tuition and fees in fields that will lead to careers in their community.
We can help thousands of Virginians. Are you one of them?
Virginians who meet the eligibility requirements should contact their local community college. After filling out the form below, you will be contacted by a local navigator who can help you claim a voucher and enroll in a program that can give you the skills and education you need to succeed in a career in a high-demand field.
- You are a Virginia citizen.
- You filed a claim for unemployment benefits on or after August 1, 2020.
- You lost your fulltime job due to COVID-19 and currently earn less than $15 per hour -OR- you lost a full-time job because COVID-19 caused your employer to close or reduce staffing, and you are now working in a part-time job that pays less than $15 per hour.
- You are interested in pursuing training or classes in a high-demand area: Early Childhood Education, Health-care, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Public Safety, Skilled Trades.
If you’d like to learn more details, read through our frequently asked questions.
If you meet the requirements above, then you’re on your way to getting your next semester or career training paid for. To take advantage of this one-time-only opportunity, follow these four steps.
- Fill out the form below to connect with a navigator.
- Certify that you’re eligible to receive an REV voucher.
- Plan your courses with a navigator and determine your REV funding.
- If you choose short-term workforce training, you’ll receive up to a $1,500 voucher applied to your student account.
- If you choose classes for a career studies certificate or an associate degree, you’ll receive up to $1,500 for part-time or up to $3,000 for full-time – both applied directly to your student account.
- Enroll by Dec. 14, 2020.
This is a one-time funding effort to help Virginians recover from job loss and underemployment due to COVID-19. Take advantage of these dollars soon because funding expires on Dec. 14. Connect with your local community college to start the process.