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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 - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

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.

Check out this resource for "College Tax Tips"   N/A   Varies     Varies   Varies     Vary - April 1 to June 30     Varies
TG Adventures in Education     Varies
US Department of Education: Federal Student Aid   Varies
US Department of Education     Varies
Sallie Mae Scholarships     Varies
Minnie Stevens Piper Resource Link for Scholarships   Varies
Regionally Accredited Online Schools   Varies
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices American Dream Scholarship   Oct. 16, 2015
David Zeno Founders Scholarship   Oct. 31, 2015 / Apr. 30, 2016
Reservation Counter College Scholarship   Oct. 15, 2015 Student-Caregiver Scholarship   Dec. 31, 2015
InfoParrot Scholarship   Dec. 31, 2015
A Better America Scholarship Program   Dec. 31, 2015
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) (For Men and Women)   Open (Awarded in Jan. and Aug.)
Psychology Access Scholarship   Oct. 1, 2015
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

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" (Application)   Mar. 22
Texas Energy Council (Application and Requirements)   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 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
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
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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