Karuna established a Karuna Charities Scholarship for needy students through the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation.

 2006-2007 Scholarship Announcement 

Karuna Scholarship

The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the “Karuna Scholarship” donated by Karuna Charities Washington, Inc.  Two scholarships in the amount of $1000 each are available from the 2006-2007 academic year onwards.  The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, and supplies at Northern Virginia Community College as stated in NVCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Policy. 


1.      Student must be a Virginia resident

2.      Student must provide a statement of financial need

3.      Student must have a minimum GPA between 2.0 – 2.5 at the conclusion of each semester to continue eligibility for funding

4.      Student may attend full time or part-time

5.      Preference given to female students contending with stressful/extreme circumstances 

Number of Awards:  (2) 

Value of Award:  $1000 

Use of Award:  The scholarship may be used only for tuition, books and supplies at NVCC as stated in NVCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Policy.

 How to Apply:  Complete the Scholarship Application, NVCC 125-73, available from the College Financial Aid Office, the College’s website at www.nvcc.edu/finance, or from campus counseling centers.

Recipient Selection Process:  Selection made by the Student Financial Aid Committee.

 Deadline for Application:  Completed Scholarship Application and any other eligibility materials must be received by the College Financial Aid Office by October 13, 2006.

 Notification of Awards:  All applicants will be notified by mail of the outcome of the scholarship application process in January 2007.

 For additional information on scholarship opportunities, visit the College Financial Aid website at www.nvcc.edu/finance.