The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation and the Student Financial Aid Office are pleased to announce the availability of the scholarship listed below for the 2016-2017 academic year.1. Must apply, get program-placed and intend to complete the NOVA Biotechnology Program (A.A.S.). Recipient must be a graduating high school senior enrolling at NOVA as a first year student, must be a resident of northern Virginia, must demonstrate financial need by completing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), must be a full-time student, must maintain a 3.0 GPA, must submit official transcripts from all high schools attended, must submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher and/or counselor, and must list high school extracurricular activities to include: Name of activity/organization, number of years participating; and your role in the activity.
The on-line scholarship application must include a 500-word essay addressing the question: “If given the opportunity, what biotechnology application would you use to make the world a better place? (Please feel free to express your creativity, personality and individuality.)
To apply: https://nvcc.academicworks.com/opportunities/1309