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How to apply for a Scholarship

How to Apply ​​

​If you are a current or upcoming student at either Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) joining the Advance Program or George Mason University (GMU) you may be eligible to apply for one of our Scholarships.

Applications must be made directly though the school's Academic Works site (links below).

The deadline for application can be found on the school website, expect to complete your application by May for the upcoming School year.

(See below for our full Application Criteria)

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Application Criteria ​​

  • Resident of Northern Virginia; Alexandria City, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Falls Church City, Loudoun County, or Prince William County

  • Attending or Enrolled at GMU or NOVA (see above)

  • Undergraduate or Graduate in any field of study attending full or part time

  • Applicants must have a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid on file 

  • Demonstrated record of academic success (GPA of 3.0 or greater)

  • Female, aged 25 years or older

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Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Scholarship Fund, Inc.

P.O. Box 611, Great Falls, VA  22066

Tax ID - 52-1300501