Scholarships for First-Year Students and Graduating Seniors

2022 – 2023 Foundation Scholarship
First-Year NW-SCC Students
Deadline: February 15, 2022

Steps to apply:

1. Write your essay before completing your online application. Essay can be uploaded to the website. Type your name and the name of the high school you attend in your essay.  Essay should be 300-500 words on the following subject:

Why is getting this scholarship important to you? Include any experiences that make you uniquely worthy of scholarship consideration. Discuss college goals and choice of major.

2. The online application has four sections that must be completed.  You can save the information and return to the form as needed.  Only one application per person is needed.

3. Complete the Foundation scholarship application.

4. Your transcript showing your current GPA must be sent in a sealed envelope to:
     Adriana Wuotto
     Northwest-Shoals Community College Foundation, Inc.
     P.O. Box 2390
     Muscle Shoals, AL 35662-2390

5. Any letters of recommendation can be mailed to the same address along with any copies of documentation verifying your eligibility for any question that applies to you.

Note: All scholarships are awarded based upon the availability of funds.

Northwest-Shoals Community College Foundation, Inc. offers a variety of scholarships for students. The majority of our scholarships are awarded to high school graduates or second-year students selected by the NW-SCC Foundation Scholarship Committee. Scholarships offered are linked here.

Scholarships for Second-Year NW-SCC Students

Deadline:  February 15, 2022

Complete the Foundation scholarship application and upload your essay. (Incomplete applications will not be considered).

Note: All scholarships are awarded based upon the availability of funds.

Northwest-Shoals Community College Foundation, Inc. offers a variety of scholarships for students. The majority of our scholarships are awarded to high school graduates or second-year students selected by the NW-SCC Foundation Scholarship Committee. Scholarships offered are linked here.

About the Foundation

Foundation Mission Statement

Northwest-Shoals Community College Foundation, Inc. exists for the sole purpose of providing support for programs and activities which enhance the quality of education and expand the educational opportunities for students enrolled at Northwest-Shoals Community College. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is dependent on tax-deductible donations from the community.

To achieve this purpose, the Foundation seeks to heighten community awareness of the mission and accomplishments of the College and to secure contributions and bequests, which will be used to support academic and technical programs as well as scholarships.

Nondiscrimination Policy

It is the official policy of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education and Northwest-Shoals Community College that no person in Alabama shall on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. The College complies with nondiscriminatory regulations under Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

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Contact Information

Teresa Harrison
256-331-5215
teresah@nwscc.edu 

Katie Smith
Director of Advancement
256-331-8187
katie.smith@nwscc.edu