Loser-Savkar Science PaTHS Scholarship
The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation and the College Financial Aid Office are pleased to announce the availability of the Loser-Savkar Science PaTHS Scholarship listed below for the Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 Semesters. The scholarship was established to encourage completion of the AS in Science degree at NOVA, to support academic paths and careers in science, and to promote the use of scientific knowledge to help women and children thrive in society.
NOVA Professors Reva A. Savkar and Robert C. Loser established the PaTHS scholarship to honor the commitment to education of their parents, Prabha, Theodore, Hazel, and Shrikrishna.
1. Student must currently be enrolled full-time (12 credits or more) or part-time (6 – 11 credits) at NOVA.
2. Student must be in a science-related curriculum, as part of the AS in Science degree program at NOVA.
3. Student must have completed at least 24 credits at NOVA with at least 12 science credits in BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, and/or PHY courses.
4. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher.
5. Up to 6 science course credits earned at other institutions or through testing programs are acceptable if they appear on the student’s NOVA transcript.
Number of Awards Offered: 1 per year
Use of Award: The scholarship may be used only for tuition and course materials for NOVA courses in the Summer or Fall 2021 Semesters.
Recipient Selection Process: Selection made by the Loser-Savkar Science PaTHS Scholarship Committee.