Northwest College

Wyoming Students

Fill out the online scholarship application for 2024-25:

You'll put yourself in the running for:

Other opportunities available to you (depending upon eligibility):

Scholarship awards at all levels will be made on a first-come basis until available funding is depleted.

Trapper Scholarships

See the table below to see how much you may receive for your Trapper Scholarship:

Award Level Annual Award Amount Requirements by Diploma Earned
GED 2002 Graduate Score GED 2014 Graduate Score HiSet Graduate Score Home
School Graduate
High School Elite* $4,000 3.80 to 4.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Presidential $3,000 3.50 to 4.0 575 170 16 25
Excellence $2,000 3.00 – 3.49 540 164 14 21
Access $1,000 2.00 – 2.99 500 157 12 19

*The Trapper HS Elite Scholarship is limited to the first 25 students who apply and meet the criteria; it is dedicated to students graduating from traditional high schools and is not available for homeschooled or GED/HiSET students.

Activity-Talent and Athletic Scholarships

You can also apply for activity-talent and athletic Scholarships through our online scholarship application. This includes scholarships from individual departments, like Music, competitive teams like Speech & Debate or Livestock Judging, or other campus activities, athletic teams (rodeo, volleyball, soccer, wrestling and basketball).

Hathaway Scholarships

The Hathaway Scholarships provides eight semesters of merit and need-based awards to eligible Wyoming students to help underwrite the cost of attending college. Four separate merit scholarships are available (each with specific curriculum requirements).

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.