No. You will have to reapply (within 5 days of your new course starting) and be accepted into the VA Ready program for your new course. VA Ready can only provide you the $1000 Credential Achievement Award for the course you originally signed up for in our system.
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 […]
FastForward is a short-term training program for high-demand industries, helping Virginians get the jobs they want and the salaries they need. Our training is offered locally through Virginia’s Community Colleges. Learn more at https://www.fastforwardva.org/:
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submitted your application as Final outside of the 5 calendar day window, then your application will be automatically withdrawn.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 […]
Please contact your community college’s workforce department to determine which credential program is the best fit for you and your career goals.