MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. — Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) is offering students an opportunity to finish their college degree or certificate program with less financial burden starting this fall with the Continuing Excellence Scholarship. The deadline to apply for the half tuition scholarship is August 1, 2022.

“We hope this will help relieve financial burdens for those that are so close to completing their degree or certificate program this fall,” said NWSCC Dean of Students, Dr. Crystal Reed.

The competitive scholarship pays half tuition for the 2022 fall and 2023 spring semesters. To be eligible, students must meet the below requirements:

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on all college coursework
  • Has successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours at NWSCC
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Completed Application (Deadline: August 1, 2022)
  • Completed 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

If you meet the above requirements, visit to apply for the scholarship.

For more information, please email or call 256-331-5364.


About Northwest Shoals Community College:

Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) is part of the Alabama Community College System and home to almost 3,400 students. NWSCC offers over 100 certificate and degree programs and is committed to providing career technical, academic, and lifelong educational opportunities that promote economic growth and enrich the quality of life for the people it serves. For more information about the NWSCC, visit