The Joseph Windham Scholarship

The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation and the College Financial Aid Office are pleased to announce the availability of the scholarship listed below for the 2018-2019 academic year. This scholarship honors the memory of NOVA Alexandria Campus History professor Dr. Joseph Windham, whose caring manner, engaging personality, and artful way of teaching increased the confidence and broadened the critical thinking skills of his students for two generations. Recipient must have completed 15 credits at NOVA, can be full or part-time, must be in Liberal Arts or Social Science. Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you in Liberal Arts or Social Studies?
  2. Please demonstrate your interest in African-American Studies through being currently enrolled in or have already completed one of the following courses. (Check ALL that apply)
  3. Please share your interest in African-American Studies through a brief explanation of your civic engagement.
  4. Please write a 300-500 word essay discussing which area in American society is MOST in need of social or environmental justice.
  5. Please upload your most recent academic transcript for review by scholarship committee.