Apply for Scholarships

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to apply for scholarships at Northwest. Two out of three NWC students receive scholarships — you’ve got nothing to lose by applying.

Find out right now the minimum you could qualify for in scholarships at Northwest College:

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Summer 2024
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Hathaway Scholarships

The Hathaway Scholarship provides eight semesters of merit and need-based awards to eligible Wyoming students to help underwrite the cost of attending college

Kickstart Wyoming's Tomorrow

Kickstart* Wyoming’s Tomorrow is a new state-funded scholarship program for adults (24+) enrolling at one of Wyoming’s eight community colleges, or the University of Wyoming, to pursue a degree or certificate. You can receive up to $1,800 per semester if enrolled in 12 credit hours or more, for up to four full-time academic terms.

Funding is limited, apply today!

8/23/23 UPDATE: All available 2023-24 Kickstart Wyoming's Tomorrow Scholarship funds have been awarded. The scholarship application is closed for the Fall 2023 semester and no additional applications will be accepted.  The Kickstart Wyoming's Tomorrow Scholarship application will reopen for the Spring 2024 semester only if additional scholarship funds become available. 

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You are eligible if:

  • You’ve been a Wyoming resident for no less than one (1) year immediately preceding application or not less than a total of three (3) years at any time prior to application; 
  • You’re twenty-four (24) years of age or older when you begin school; 
  • You’ve completed and filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the academic year for which you are applying for a scholarship and have unmet financial need; 
  • You agree to register with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services by completing a new account registration at

You may not be eligible if:

  • You are currently receiving a scholarship under the Hathaway Scholarship program;
  • Are not a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien who meets the definition of an eligible non-citizen under federal Title IV requirements, or requirements of a subsequent similar federal enactment; 
  • Owe a refund under a federal Title IV student financial aid program, or a subsequently enacted similar federal student financial aid program, or a student financial aid program administered through the state; 
  • Are incarcerated; or 
  • Previously received a scholarship under this scholarship program of four (4) full-time academic terms or a total of seven thousand two hundred dollars ($7,200) in scholarships for unmet financial need.

Come See Us

Enrollment Services
Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Orendorff Building, ORB 101

Orendorff Building

For comprehensive application and eligibility requirements for all NWC Scholarships, please review the NWC Scholarships portion of the Financial Aid Disclosure & Consumer Information on our policies page.