our mission

To help students enrolled in Northern Virginia Community College who face challenges in achieving their academic and potential.

our program

NOVA Friends Program comes with a monthly mentorship and a scholarship of $750. 

To find out more details about the Program and how to apply, follow the link below.

Apply to the Program



Focus on students

whom we serve

We serve students who are currently enrolled in classes at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and will remain NOVA students for the duration of the scholarship.

Students selected in the program, receive academic mentoring on a monthly basis paired with a financial scholarship. 

You can see the past scholarship recipients.


Past Recipients


NOVA Friends Fund is a public charity under the IRC Section 501(c)(3). Your generous donations are tax-exempt. 

We like transparency and accountability. All our staff are volunteers, our operating costs are paid directly by our president’s private funds, so that 100% of your charitable contributions go towards student stipends


You can find more about our operations and finances on the ABOUT US page.  

You can support our work through Amazon Smile program or donate directly.




Be the change


amazon smile

Every time you make a purchase through Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate to NOVA Friends Fund at no added cost to you.