2015 NOVEC Scholarship
Each year, NOVEC awards college scholarships to high school
students whose parents or guardians receive electric service from NOVEC. This online
process is through Stars OnlineTM
-- a secure website.
The application and
all required materials must be submitted through Stars Online
no later than March
NOVEC's scholarship selection committees
will award $1,500 scholarships to high school students in Fairfax, Fauquier,
Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford counties, and in the City of Manassas
Park. In addition, they will award a single $1,500 scholarship to a student who
lives in NOVEC's service territory and is either home-schooled or attends
private school. Because the majority of NOVEC customers live in Prince William,
Fairfax, and Loudoun, two students in each of these counties will receive $1,500
scholarship recipients, the committees will review all winners and award the
$1,500 Garber Scholarship to the top outstanding student. This student will
receive a total of $3,000.
must be a college-bound high school senior whose home is currently served by
must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average (G.P.A.) on a minimum 4.0 scale,
which includes first-semester grades. Transcripts may be downloaded with the application,
or mailed to Donna Snellings, NOVEC, P.O. Box 2710, Manassas, VA 20108, and
will be added to the online application.If the transcript is mailed, it must be received by the March 16
SAT's scores. Unofficial SAT
scores will be accepted.
must demonstrate a wide range of participation and leadership in
extracurricular activities, community service and/or work experience. Supply
information relating to these extracurricular activities.
two letters of recommendation –one from a high school official (teacher,
counselor, school coach, etc.) and one from a member of the community (church
leader, Scout leader, club leader, supervisor, etc.) These letters may be
downloaded to the online application or mailed to Donna Snellings, NOVEC, P.O.
Box 2710, Manassas, VA 20108 and they will be added to your online application.
If mailed, they must be received by March 16.
must write and submit a 400-word essay. The theme should be auto-biographical
and should describe the experiences that have shaped the applicant's life,
present activities, and aspirations for the future.
7.All required materials must be submitted online
no later than March 16. Failure to submit a complete package by the
deadline will disqualify students from consideration.
scholarship applications will be reviewed by each county's NOVEC scholarship
committee for evaluation and selection.
be presented at pre-graduation ceremonies at the schools of selected students.
A complete listing of winners will be published on NOVEC's website and printed
in the August 2015 edition of Cooperative