Eligibility Requirements

Virginia Ready aims to help all those who qualify to achieve their goals and gain the skills
they need to re-enter the workforce in a new career field. In order to qualify, you must meet the eligibility requirements below:


You must be enrolled in a Virginia Ready approved course.


You must be able to submit your application before or within the first 5 calendar days of your course starting.

Keep in mind that the first calendar day is the first day of your class or program.


You must be domiciled in Virginia

Domicile means your present, fixed home is located in Virginia and has been for at least 1 year. This home is where you return following temporary absences and where you intend to stay.

Note: You may be asked to provide documentation that confirms you are domiciled in Virginia.

Succeed in your Career. Become a Scholar.

Take the first step towards success in your career by becoming a Virginia Ready Scholar and gain access to valuable resources, training, and support to achieve your professional goals.