Scholarships

Welcome to the Northeast Lakeview College Scholarship Office

Application Process

IMPORTANT DATES:

Final Deadline: Sunday, September 5, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Your application will be considered for ALL available scholarships offered at NLC through the Alamo Colleges District Foundation for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters.

Only one application is needed per academic year. 

Questions?  NLC-Scholarships@alamo.edu
                     (210) 486-5008

List of Available Scholarships

General Eligibility Requirements

You should apply if:

  • You are enrolled full time (12+ hours) or part-time (6-11 hours).
  • You are pursuing an Associate Degree, Certificate of Completion, or transfer program at NLC.
  • You have and will maintain at least a 2.00 GPA (High School 60+ average).
  • You have and will maintain satisfactory academic progress as required by Student Financial Services. (more info).
  • You are not related to any of the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees and/or Alamo Colleges Foundation Board Members. (more info).

Please note:  You must be enrolled/admitted at the Alamo Colleges to create an account and apply for scholarships on this website as your ACES login credentials are required to sign in.

CLICK HERE to apply

 

The Application

STEP 1 – PERSONAL INFORMATION  –  If questions do not apply, indicate by entering N/A.

STEP 2 – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  –  If you are unsure of your actual GPA enter approximate. (We will confirm before an award is offered.)

STEP 3 – PLANS & QUESTIONS   –   Be sure to answer ALL questions.  Do not underestimate the question on volunteering & community service. You may INCLUDE ANY  HONORS, AWARDS, AND RECOGNITIONS you have received.  Volunteer hours at CHURCHES and STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS may be included.

STEP 4 – ESSAY – Be sure to proofread and/or have a friend or family member review your essay. Refer to the next tab. (“The Essay Prompt”)

STEP 5 – CERTIFICATION & AUTHORIZATION    Sign and submit your application.

STEP 6 – CONFIRMATION  –  Please keep the confirmation number provided for your records. Consider saving a copy of the application for your records.

Once you have submitted your application:

  • If you haven’t already done so, complete the FAFSA. 
  • If required, provide any additional documents.
  • If requested, follow up with other schools to ensure that your transcripts have been forwarded.

YOU’RE ALL DONE!

If you are selected to receive a scholarship you will be notified via email.

The Essay Prompt

On the scholarship application, you are asked to respond to the following prompt: 

  • Explain how your life experiences prompted you to pursue a higher education AND from a financial standpoint, explain how a scholarship will help you achieve your educational, career and life goals.
Tips on Writing
  • Do not underestimate the importance of the essay. This is where the reviewers get to know you.
  • The word limit is 300 words—use ALL of the words available to you.
  • Think about your responses to the prompts.
  • Organize your thoughts and jot down an outline and/or draft before you begin to write.
  • Write your response to the essay in Word before beginning the application.
  • Ensure you are answering the questions being asked.
  • Answer in complete sentences and use proper grammar.
  • Elaborate, give details and engage the reader.
  • Spend time editing and re-editing your draft.
  • Have a friend or family member review your responses.
  • Consider using the services of the tutoring center on campus.
  • English instructors are also good resources.
  • When you are satisfied with your response, complete the application and cut and paste your essay response.

 

Additional Resources

DISCLAIMER:  The resources provided in this section are for informational purposes only.  They are merely additional resources for students to consider when searching for scholarships.  The Alamo Colleges and Northeast Lakeview College do not advocate for or support any particular agency.  Students should contact the external organization offering these scholarships directly with questions and/or to submit applications.

Scholarship Databases/Search Engines

(click on each database for additional info)

Bold (Scholarships)

Café College

Cappex

Career One Stop

College For All Texans

College Greenlight

CollegeBoard (BigFuture)

FastWeb

Finaid

Free-4u.com

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) latinocollegedollars.org

Learn How To Become

Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation

New Braunfels Community Foundation

Scholarships.com

StudentScholarshipSearch.com

Unigo

The Best Schools Scholarship Database

 

Individual Scholarships

Deadline

(click on each scholarship for additional info)

 

2020 Doherty & Donelon Scholarships

Varies

AAWU National

May 25, 2021

Cocodrie Fly Fishing (CFF) Foundation Education Award

Varies

Tech-Act

December 31, 2021

First Aid Beauty

July 31, 2021

Inspection Support Network

Varies

Game On Mommy

December 31, 2021

National Association of Letter Carrier’s Doherty & Donelon Scholarships Program

Varies

Purdue University Global Scholarships for Minority Students

Varies

Student Training & Education in Public Service (STEPS) for Homeland Security students

Varies

Texas A&M University-Commerce: Transfer Scholarships

N/A

The Best Schools Athletic Scholarships

Varies

The Organic Bunny Scholarship

May 31, 2021

Diamocycle

June 30, 2021

WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship

September 21, 2021

Workplace Rights Law Group

August 1, 2021

Method CPA Scholarship Award

June 1, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Elevate Black Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Varies

FindKeep.Love Scholarship

October 8, 2021

Watermark Scholarship

July 15, 2021

The Best Schools Academic Scholarships

Varies

Learner Women in Mathematics Scholarship

July 31, 2021

The Best Schools Military Scholarships

Varies

Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarships

Varies

 

 

 

Contact

Contact: 
Tammy Toney
Scholarship Coordinator

Location: 
Library (NLIB 322)

Phone:
(210) 486-5008

Email:
NLC-Scholarships@alamo.edu