Help Cover Tuition Costs with the River City High School Grant

At South University, Richmond, we’re committed to providing you with the education you need to pursue the career you want, and we’re here to help every step of the way, starting with admissions and financial aid.*

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About the River City High School Grant

  • Your Tuition and Fees
  • Eligibility Requirements**
You may be eligible for a grant toward tuition and fees of up to:
$1,745 per quarter***
if you pursue a bachelor’s degree in:
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Public Health (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Nursing (BSN) (pre-req phase only)
$1,408 per quarter***
if you pursue a associate’s degree in:
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (AAS)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (AAS)

To qualify you must:

  • Be a high school or home school graduate or GED recipient within the city of Petersburg, Colonial Heights, or Hopewell or within Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, or Prince George county
  • Be a first-time college student (high school dual-enrollment students are eligible)
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 at high school graduation
  • Be accepted into an undergraduate program at South University, Richmond
  • Have a signed Memorandum of Understanding on file

To receive grant disbursements after your first term, you must:

  • Pass all courses in your prior term with a C or better
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements
  • Maintain at least part-time enrollment

*Financial aid is available to those who qualify. **See full eligibility and conditions requirements in the River City High School Grant Memorandum of Understanding. ***Grant is issued per credit hour, up to 12 credit hours.

About Our Campus

Small Campus Environment
With a concentrated student body at the Richmond campus, you won’t get lost in the crowd like at a large university.
Education on Your Terms
Online, evening, and weekend classes available. In addition, we are temproarily offering SouthVR with live scheduled instruction in a remote environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Regionally Accredited
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.