Northwest Scholarship Application

NWHC Scholarship Criteria & Application – Effective Fall 2015

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 the first year of study.
  • Scholarships cover costs up to $2000 per semester or $4000 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 or NWHC programs to be eligible.
  • Scholarship applicants must submit an unofficial college transcript to the NWHC Scholarship Coordinator to complete the scholarship application process. Late submissions will not be considered.
  • Scholarship recipients must seek and gain admission (applytexas.org) to their program of choice.  
  • The NWHC scholarship is generally unavailable in summer. If unspent funds are available, scholarships will be made available in summer on a limited basis, and will require a separate application.
  • The NWHC scholarship can be combined with another scholarship following guidelines from the financial aid office.

GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (not available to EMBA students)

  • Graduate Scholarships are limited to students seeking 1stMaster’s degree at PVAMU.
  • The minimum undergraduate GPA required is 3.0.
  • Scholarship is limited to students “new” to the NWHC “program” (should not have previously taken graduate courses at PVAMU).
  • Second year scholarships may be available on a competitive basis to students who have done exceptionally well (GPA of 3.75 or higher) and have been active as ambassadors. Achieving the minimum GPA of 3.75 does not guarantee a scholarship in the second year.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 with 40 transferable hours

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

Submission information:

Attn:   NWHC Scholarship Coordinator

9449 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070

Phone: 713-790-7146

 Fax: 713-790-7295