Biotechnology Scholarships

11 scholarships granted, $15,000 total; Full and part-time students

There are eleven scholarships totaling $15,000 available for students starting the Bio-Technician/Lab Technician Program. They are:
1—Full tuition & fees to a student with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
3—One half tuition to any student with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75
6—$1,000 for any student with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5
2—$500 for any part-time student with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5

An applicant may receive multiple cash scholarships, with the proceeds to be used for tuition, fees, and/or textbooks. These scholarships are renewable, but the student must maintain initial scholarship criteria while enrolled in the program. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Must have completed 4 semesters of high school science or 2 semesters of college science coursework with a minimum science GPA of 3.0.
• Overall minimum GPA may be from high school accumulative GPA or 40 credits of college coursework.
• Answer the following two questions. Each question should be answered in two paragraphs or less.
1. What is your career goal and how will participation in NCC’s Biotechnology Lab Technician Program assist you in reaching that goal?
2. List the areas of science that interest you most (be specific) and explain why.

Deadline August 1, 2009

This project is funded by a grant awarded under the President’s Community Based Job Training Grant as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (CB-15-162-06-60).  NCC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the following basis: 

  1. against any individual in the United States, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability, political affiliation or belief; and
  2. against any beneficiary of programs financially assisted under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), on the basis of the beneficiary’s citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or his or her participation in any WIA Title I-financially assisted program or activity.