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Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.

Mission Statement GRASP’s mission is to give all students in Virginia the opportunity to build fulfilling lives through postsecondary educational pathways. GRASP helps students and their families, regardless of their financial resources, achieve their educational goals by: • Giving inspiration and hope that their goals are attainable • Assisting with the financial aid process • Awarding and administering scholarships • Coaching on the least cost options to achieve their goals Since its roots in 1983, GRASP has stayed true to our primary mission of providing financial aid advising to students for post-secondary education. These advising services provide hope for students who need the inspiration to make education possible beyond high school – career certifications, community colleges, and 4-year universities.

Primary Address/Mailing Address 4551 Cox Road
Suite 115
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Phone Number (804) 527 - 7726
Email Address info@grasp4va.org




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Area(s) Served:
Chesterfield County
Colonial Heights
Dinwiddie County
Goochland County
Hanover County
Henrico County
Lancaster County
Metro Richmond
Northern Neck
Northumberland County
Other Virginia
Powhatan County
Prince George County
Richmond City
Tri-Cities Region

History and Background

Incorporation Year 1983
Former Name(s) Former Name
Greater Richmond Area Scholarship Program


Executive Director / CEO Ken Barker
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Program Name
College Success Program
Early Commitment Program
Education Improvement Scholarship Program
Education Improvement Scholarship Program
In-school Advising
Scholarship Awards and Administration
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