The Nova Biomedical Scholarship Program Application Celebrating Twenty Five Years 1989-2015

The Nova Biomedical Scholarship Program includes: The Thomas Gross Scholarship Fund, established in 1989, and The Frederick Spaziani Scholarship Fund, established in 1992.

Application Deadline: April 10, 2015

Scholarships are available yearly to the children of full-time or part-time Nova employees. Applicants must be full-time students currently enrolled in a college, vocational school or other undergraduate institution beyond the high school level. High school seniors who are planning to attend college, vocational school or other undergraduate institutions beyond the high school level on a full time basis are eligible and are encouraged to apply. The scholarship fund seeks to award to a broad spectrum of applicants, from high academic achievers to students who have shown other strengths, such as special talents, citizenship, special life or work experience and extra curricular activities.

Click here to download a printable .pdf to mail in or use the online application below.
Scholarship Program Confidential Application

On-Line Application Note ATTENTION: This form must be filled out in its entirety and cannot be saved. Please have all required files and information ready before you begin the application process.


First: Middle: Last: Sex:

Home Address:
Street: City: State: Zip Code:

Social Security:
Date of Birth:
Home Phone:
Cell Phone:

Parent's Name
Nova Parent's Occupation:

Spouses Name
Spouses Occupation:

Email Address:

I am currently a high school student
I am currently a college student

High School:

Date of Graduation:
Class Size:

If you are now a High School Senior:
List your top 3 choices of where you have applied to college or vocational/technical schools? Accepted?
Yes: No: Pending:
Yes: No: Pending:
Yes: No: Pending:

I will take the SAT on:
I have taken the SAT on and enclosed is my official SAT transcript with this application.
Scholastic Aptitude Test: Nova Biomedical Institution Code: 6766
I have submitted my official SAT transcript with my previous Nova application
For applicants attending college or other post high school undergraduate programs:
Name of Institution:

Expected Date of Graduation:
Current GPA on a 4.0 Scale:
If presently at a 2 Year College, do you intend to transfer to a four year school? Yes: No:
Where are you attending school next year?

Extracurricular Activities (include volunteer activities and leadership positions)

Work Experience:

Employer 1: Job Title: Dates Employed: # of Hours/Week
Employer 2: Job Title: Dates Employed: # of Hours/Week
Employer 3: Job Title: Dates Employed: # of Hours/Week

Special talents, additional awards, accomplishments, etc.:

First Time Applicants: What is the most exciting thing that has occurred in your life in the last two years?

Former Nova Scholarship Recipients: Briefly describe a memorable event that you have experienced in the last 12 months?

Essay Section:

First Time Applicant: Please submit an essay on how a person or event has affected your education and life goals.
All Other Applicants: Please describe how your education or other experiences during the past year have assisted you in preparing you to meet your future career goals and objectives.

1.Upload your essay in a text file format [PDF/DOC/TXT] here
2. Copy and paste your essay in the following text field (below)

Have you received a NOVA Scholarship or award previously?
Yes: No: Year: Amount:
Yes: No: Year: Amount:
Yes: No: Year: Amount:


Please have the following documents sent directly to Nova in a sealed, signed envelope.

  • Current Official School Transcript
  • Official SAT Transcript (first time applicants only)
  • 2 Letters of recommendation

Mail all documents and correspondence to the following address:

Nova Biomedical
Janet Scholz
200 Prospect St.
Waltham, MA 02453
Attn: Scholarship Committee

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