Tuesday, February 16, 2010

New biotechnology scholarship available at NOVA :: Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College is accepting applications for a new scholarship sponsored by Rividium, Inc. The Rividium Biotechnology Scholarship will provide $3,000 per year for two years for a student who plans to enroll full time in NOVA’s Biotechnology Program beginning in fall 2010.

To be eligible, applicants must be graduating from a local high school this year, have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and qualify for financial aid as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The biotechnology associate degree program prepares graduates for employment in entry-level positions as laboratory, research or manufacturing technicians at biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Coursework covers basic scientific principles in biology and chemistry and emphasizes laboratory techniques and procedures.

The application deadline is March 15. To access the application, click here.

For more information, call Ia Gomez at 703-530-8255."

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