Northwest Scholarship

NWHC Scholarship Criteria – Effective Fall 2019

IMPORTANT SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA – APPLIES TO ALL APPLICANTS

  • Scholarships are available only to US citizens and Texas residents.
  • The NWHC scholarship is designed to ease student financial burden for their study.
  • Scholarships cover costs up to $2,000 per semester or $4,000 per academic year for 6 hours only at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Students must be enrolled in at least 2 courses (6 SCH) at NWHC during a long semester (fall, spring).
  • Scholarships will be strategically awarded to support all degree programs at the NWHC.
  • Scholarships are competitive and merit based.
  • Students must be new to the NWHC programs to be eligible.
  • Scholarship recipients must seek and gain admission (applytexas.orgto their program of choice.  
  • The NWHC scholarship is generally unavailable in summer. If funds become available, scholarships will be awarded in summer on a limited basis.
  • The NWHC scholarship can be combined with another scholarship following guidelines from the financial aid office.

GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (not available to EMBA students)

  • Scholarship is limited to students in NWHC programs only.
  • First-time applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00.
  • Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis to continuing students who have done well (GPA of 3.50 or higher). Achieving the minimum GPA of 3.50 does not guarantee a continuing scholarship.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Scholarship is limited to students in NWHC programs only.
  • First-time applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 with 40 transferable hours.
  • Scholarships may be available on a competitive basis to continuing students who have done well (GPA of 3.00 or higher). Achieving the minimum GPA of 3.00 does not guarantee a continuing scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • Fall  – March 1
  • Summer (If funds are available)  – March 1
  • Spring – October 1
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LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

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