Eligibility Requirements

VA 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:

*Updated 06/03/2021


Learn how to apply:


Follow these simple steps to complete your student journey:


Enroll in a VA Ready approved course through the FastForward program in the Virginia Community College System or our other Education Partners
No later than 5 days after your courses’s start date, visit scholars.vaready.org to create a Scholar account and submit an application as “final”
Stay in contact with us during the term of your training program
Earn your credential and verify with VA Ready
Receive your $1,000 Credential Achievement Award
Explore VA Ready’s Career Center to see what jobs might be available for you