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Your credential document will be issued by its accrediting body — not your community college or VA Ready. Please see the descriptions and examples below to learn more about the credential document that we need you to upload in order to earn your $1,000 Credential Achievement Award. PLEASE NOTE: Your credential may be issued by […]
For the Sign Up Application: If you uploaded the incorrect document(s) the Student Journey Team will make a note in your account and put your Sign Up Application back in draft status so that you can upload the correct document(s). You will be notified via email (from email@example.com) if your Sign Up Application is put back […]
Yes. In order to be eligible for the Credential Achievement Award, you must successfully earn your credential or license.
I didn’t apply for VA Ready at the start of my course and just earned my credential. Can I still qualify?
No. VA Ready cannot retroactively accept applications for completed courses.
No. At this time, individuals are only able to claim one Credential Achievement Award.
First, you need to be an approved VA Ready Scholar. Then, you will need to complete your course and pass your credential or licensure exam. Once you have the required documents, you will need to log into your https://scholars.vaready.org account and go to My Dashboard. From there, you will need to start and complete your […]
You will get a confirmation email at the time your Application is Approved. Please check your email and spam folder regularly for this email.
Log into your https://scholars.vaready.org account. Go to “My Dashboard.” If the status says “Final” you have successfully submitted your Application or Certification Form! Please Note: Submitting your Sign Up Application as Final does not guarantee acceptance as a VA Ready Scholar. Submitting your Certification Form as final does not guarantee that you will automatically receive […]
If you have submitted your application as Final outside of the 5 calendar day window, then your application will be automatically withdrawn. This is the most common reason for Withdrawal. Virginia Ready reviews all applications in Final and Draft status. If we find that you do not meet our eligibility criteria at any point in […]