Types of Aid


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:

Costs to Attend NWC

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Summer 2023

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!

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 wyomingatwork.com.

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.