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

What are "Other (NVC)" Scholarships?

These include grants, programs, organizations, and/or resources that may provide financial help for our NVC students.

UTeachSA Program Alamo Colleges District/NVC - DEADLINE is OCT 20, 2017

This is a grant for any student that is interested in teaching mathematics or science. If you are interested in this scholarship program, please review the UTeachSA Program Application for more information. You can also visit the UTeachSA website.


T-STEM Challenge Scholarships

Texas STEM Challenge Scholarships - up to $2,500 per year for Two Years*

Applications are now being accepted for the Texas STEM Challenge Scholarship Programs with awards of up to $2,500 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Northwest Vista College students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better, a declared major in biological or physical science, computer and information sciences, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or selected allied health degrees, and a High School GPA of 3.0 in math and science courses are eligible to apply.

To Qualify:

You must meet the requirements below and submit a T-STEM Scholarship Application (PDF)* and Course Planning Guide (GPS) for Fall 2016 thru Summer 2017 (Log into ACES, and click on Alamo GPS in the home tab, and complete the Student Educational Planner for the required semesters).

*If you cannot open the form, please download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in.

Please contact the NVC T-STEM liaison listed below for further information.

Eligibility Requirements:


  • Submit an official high school transcript to the T-STEM Liaison (if not currently on file with NVC Admissions Office);
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school math and science courses;
  • Must have and at least a cumulative 2.0 grade point average in college course work at time of application submission;
  • If applicant is male and between the ages of 18 and 25, must be registered for the Selective Services System;
  • Agree to complete 30 hours in 2017-2018 (Fall, Spring, Summer); and
  • Complete 80% of coursework per semester;


Contingent on THECB funding availability, in order to be eligible to receive a 2nd year scholarship award (up to $2,500), applicants must have received a Texas STEM Challenge Scholarship in the previous academic year, and:

  • Have maintained an overall grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in college course work;
  • Completed at least 80% of hours attempted each semester in the prior year (Fall, Spring, and Summer);
  • Completed at least 30 hours within the prior year (Fall, Spring, and Summer); and
  • Worked no more than an average of 15 hours per week in an internship, work study, clinical, or employment with a T-STEM business/industry partner during prior year.

2nd year T-STEM Scholarship applicants should contact the NVC T-STEM Liaison.

Point of Contact:

NVC T-STEM Liaison: Judy Camargo – 

Scholarships are open to current and incoming students. Applications will be considered for eligibility and award disbursement in the order in which completed application packets are received. Scholarship awards will be made until all funds are exhausted.

Apply Today!

* Contingent on continued THECB funding and adherence to eligibility requirements.

Alamo Colleges District Student Leadership Institute (SLI)

Visit Alamo Colleges District Student Leadership Institute (SLI) for opportunities to lead and serve across all Alamo Colleges District.

NVC CaTS (Career and Transfer Services) Center

Visit our NVC CaTS Center to learn more about career exploration, career planning, academic advising, job prep, access to college and scholarship information, and more.

Northwest Vista College Digital Media Student Fund

The Northwest Vista College Digital Media Student Fund provides tuition assistance to NVC Digital Media Students

• Attend NVC as a full-time or part-time student.
• Be currently enrolled as a declared Digital Media student or have been awarded the Digital Media degree or certificate and finishing core classes to transfer to a four-year institution.
• Must have and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
• Must write an essay stating their future goals in the Digital Media field and how they will use their Digital Media knowledge to impact local workforce needs.

Awards are made in spring and fall semesters of each year with the amount and number of awards based on funds available.
For more information and to apply contact Digital Media Program Coordinator, Viviane Marioneaux, at


NVC Student Leadership and Activities

Visit NVC Student Leadership and Activities for potential scholarships in addition to volunteer and leadership opportunities that become available to NVC students. 

Financial Aid: Paying for College

Visit our Financial Aid site to find information on Student Financial Services, State Aid, and other programs. For more information about Paying for College, click Tuition and Fees as well as Paying for Your Bill.

Training for Job Success Program - City of San Antonio Dept. of Human Services

Check out this wonderful program provided by the City of San Antonio to Alamo Colleges students who may qualify. The Training for Job Success program includes benefits such as financial support (assistance with educational expenses), employment guidance, and financial coaching. To find out more, please click here to download a flyer: Training for Job Success or visit: Dept. of Human Services TFJS,


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