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 Northwest Vista College Library 
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon to Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
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 Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
 Phone: (210) 486-4000

What is an External Scholarship? An external agency administers these opportunities which are not managed by the Alamo Colleges Foundation nor NVC. Requests to post announcements of external scholarships on this NVC table can be sent to

Where do I send a check for a student who is receiving an external scholarship? ATTN: Financial Aid Office at Northwest Vista College 3535 North Ellison Drive San Antonio, TX 78251. If possible, please note student name & Banner ID#, and/or date of birth and social security number on letter and/or check.

Note Disclaimer: Links to the following websites are provided for your informational purposes only and do not constitute official endorsement or responsibility by the Alamo Colleges/NVC. We do not recommend applying for scholarships which require application fees, and we caution students to be aware of potential scams. It is the responsibility of the student to verify the validity of information on each site.

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Phi Theta Kappa (Members) Scholarships  Varies
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Graduating High School Seniors  Varies
Hispanic Scholarship Fund for College Students  Varies
Mawista Scholarship (Study Abroad)  Jan. 1
Disability Awareness Scholarship (Military VA Loan)   Jan. 10
 Gates Millennium Scholars for Graduating High School Seniors   Jan. 15
Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship  Jan. 15
Generations FCU Future Leader Scholarship  Feb. 1
American Physical Society - Minorities in Physics Scholarship   Feb. 1

The AHS Vertical Flight Foundation 

Feb. 1
 Boren Study Abroad Scholarship (Study Abroad NSEP) Feb. 5
 Writer's League of Texas-Scott Scribes Scholarship   Feb. 7

Assistance League of San Antonio (For students transferring to a university in Spring 2014)

Feb. 15

Buick Achievers Scholarship 

Feb. 28

Society of Exploration Geophysicists  

Mar. 1
Frost Bank Irene S. Wischer Education Foundation Scholarship 

Mar. 1

Drive To Learn Scholarship   Mar. 1
TX Nursery & Landscape Assoc. (TNLA) Scholarship  Mar. 14
 EWI-ASIST  Mar. 15
River City FCU "rcityscholars program"  Mar. 22
Texas Energy Council  Mar. 22 Small Business Success Scholarship  Mar. 31
Altrusa Scholarship  Mar. 31
Emma Freeman Scholarship - SA Lighthouse for the Blind  Apr. 1
Rotary Club of SA Youth Education Foundation Scholarships  Apr. 5 Scholarship  Apr. 15
 Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship  Apr. 30
SHPE Foundation (STEM-Latino Students)  

Opens: Jan.1                Closes: May 1

Orchids Made Easy Annual Orchid Care Scholarship  May 1
United Way Childcare Scholarship  May 3 Historical Photograph Scholarship  May 8
Blaze Wifi Scholarship  May 30
Yellow Pages United Mark Smith Scholarship  May 31
"Bollards in my Community" Scholarship  June 2
Adelante - HOPE Scholarship  July 5
Young Entrepreneur Scholarship (HBPE)  June 30
Sustainable Lawncare Leaders Scholarship  July 1 - Undergraduate Scholarship   July 1 Scholarship Contest  July 1
San Antonio Pipeliners Association Scholarship   July 5
Los Bexarenos Genealogical and Historical Society Scholarships  July 6
LULAC Parent/Child Scholarship  July 15
Air Filter Buy Scholarship  July 15
Tenshon Scholarship  July 15
TACHE 2013 Application - San Antonio Chapter  July 15
Mark A. Forester Scholarship (see link @ bottom within the Rocky Mountain Mattress site)   July 31
Lo Bello Scholarship  Aug. 8
Power Graphics Digital Imaging Scholarship      Aug. 31 Scholarship  Aug. 31
Lexington Law Scholarship  Aug. 31
SACNAS Community College Day Conference Registration Scholarship  Sept. 12  Oct. 15
Hotelscheap Corporate Scholarship  Oct. 15
GEMS Teaching Program Scholarship  Oct. 18
Security Service FCU Scholarship  Nov. 01
MIM (Math Intensive Majors) Scholarship at NVC   Nov. 08
Univision - Es El Momento Scholarship   Nov. 18
UniSpain - Study Spanish in Spain - Summer Scholarship  Nov. 30 Scholarship Program  Dec. 14
US Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships   Jan. 15
Delta Kappa Gamma (Bessie Pearce Recruitment Grant)    Jan. 20
Alpha Delta Kappa, Pi Chapter   Jan. 31
 American Assoc. for Univ. Women (AAUW) Textbook Scholarship    Feb. 8
San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame Scholarship   Mar. 15
WTS SAR Community College Scholarship App. Nov. 4

WTS SAR Grad and Undergrad Scholarship App

Nov. 4

WTS SAR High School Scholarship Application 

Nov. 4
Network Power Texas - Women's Scholarship   Nov. 7



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