Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) Appeal Process

Students denied the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant may appeal to the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV). The student must submit a letter of appeal (stating the reason for appeal) and supporting documentation.

State Grant Appeals to the State Council of Higher Education may be submitted to:

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Office of Student Financial Aid
TAGP Appeals Committee
James Monroe Building
101 N 14th St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Upon request Regent University’s Central Financial Aid office will submit documentation to SCHEV, including but not limited to:

  • Copy of the VTAG application
  • Date student’s application was received
  • Date the student started school
  • Date the student moved to Virginia (as reported on the VTAG application)
  • Dates of enrollment and number of attempted hours for each semester
  • Copy of the institutional denial letter

SCHEV may also request documentation from the student, including but not limited to:

  • Letter explaining case for approval
  • Driver’s license, car registration, voter registration
  • Letter from employer, missionary agency, social workers, school officials, etc.
  • Copy of Virginia resident income taxes for parents, spouse and/or student
  • Copy of federal income taxes for parents, spouse and/or student
  • Legal guardian documents
  • Ward of court documents
  • Custody documents
  • Copy of DD-214, LES or Home of Record

More information about the TAG program is available on the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) website.