NRCC Educational Foundation accepting scholarship applications
|The New River Community College Educational Foundation is now accepting applications for endowed scholarships. These scholarships will support studies at NRCC during the academic year beginning in August, 2014. Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to qualified persons.
The awards are based primarily on financial need and scholastic achievement or potential, and are available to persons who are enrolled or intend to enroll in specific programs. Persons of all ages may be considered for NRCC Educational Foundation Scholarships.
For most scholarships, the applicant must be a resident of Virginia living in Giles, Floyd, Pulaski or Montgomery Counties or Radford City; must enroll in a program of study or declare a major; furnish a fully completed application and two letters of recommendation from non-family members; and furnish copies of high school and/or college transcripts.
Scholarship recipients must maintain a class load of nine credit hours or more at NRCC. Once enrolled, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, unless otherwise noted.
The foundation scholarship application and eligibility requirements may be found by visiting www.nr.edu/sa. All applications must be submitted online. The deadline to submit applications is Saturday, February 15.
Questions may be directed to Angie Covey, NRCC Educational Foundation executive director, at 540-674-3618.