Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions for SVA Financial Aid.

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How do I apply for financial aid?

How is the FAFSA filed?

When should I file the 2024-25 FAFSA?

What are SVA’s codes for federal and state aid programs?

Do I have to apply for financial aid every year?

When can I expect to receive an Offer Letter?

How do the awards affect my tuition bill?

What other requirements are there?

What is Entrance Counseling

How and when is financial aid paid?

When will my financial aid be disbursed? 

I am interested in outside scholarships where can I get more information about them?

Can I apply for financial aid for the summer?

How can I check on the status of my application(s)?

Will my financial aid eligibility change if I drop below full-time registration status?