Northwest College

Trapper Adult Learner Scholarship

Designed for students age 24+ who enroll in a degree program, Northwest College offers the newly-developed Trapper Adult Learner scholarship

Scholarships are merit based and available to both full-time and part-time adult students, who are enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours per semester. Based on the current Trapper Scholarship award model, eligible Adult Learner students enrolled in 6.0-11.5 credits per semester can qualify for prorated awards equal to half the value of the current, full-time enrollment awards.

Trapper and Trapper Adult Learner Scholarships are awarded according to a set of eligibility criteria which includes applicants’ enrollment history, academic information and residency.

Award LevelAnnual Award Amount*Requirements by Diploma Earned
GED 2002 Graduate Score GED 2014 Graduate Score HiSet Graduate Score Home
School Graduate
Presidential $1,500 3.50 and up 575 170 16 25
Excellence $1,200 3.00 – 3.49 540 164 14 21
Achievement $1,000 2.50 – 2.99 500 157 12 19

* Annual Award Amount is awards for Full-time students (12.0 or more credits per semester). Part-time students are awarded a prorated award of half this amount.

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.