Scholarships are available to Northeast Lakeview College students through the generosity of donors to the Alamo Colleges Foundation. For over 20 years, donors have provided funding for scholarships to students attending the Alamo Colleges District located in Bexar County.
Since being established, Northeast Lakeview College has been the recipient of numerous public and private funds to support students attending Northeast Lakeview College. Through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, STEM and Allied Health majors can receive $2,500 per year. Below is a list of those scholarships designated for specifically for Northeast Lakeview College students.
Army Residence Golden “K” Kiwanis Scholarship Fund
The intent of the Army Residence Community Golden “K” Kiwanis Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarship opportunities for students who are entering their second year of college at NLC.
E.F. “Smiley” and Sandra Williams Endowed Founders Scholarship
The E.F. “Smiley” and Sandra Williams Endowed Founders Scholarship award was established to encourage males to enter the field of education.
Firstmark Credit Union Endowed Founder’s Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Firstmark Credit Union to support the continuing education of students enrolled at Northeast Lakeview College.
Jordan Ford, Ltd. Founder’s Scholarship
This scholarship established by Jordan Ford, Ltd. is dedicated to providing financial support to students seeking higher education at Northeast Lakeview College. (Note: First priority will be given to employees of Jordan Ford, Ltd. and their dependents. Second priority will be given to individual from the community majoring in Business and Finance.)
Northeast Lakeview College Faculty Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by donations of faculty and staff at Northeast Lakeview College and by members of the community. To be eligible, students must be enrolled at one of the Alamo Colleges as a full-time student (minimum 12 hours), must list Northeast Lakeview College as their College of Registration/Home College, must be working toward a degree or certification or planning to transfer to a university, must have and maintain a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and must complete the Alamo Colleges District Common Scholarship Application.
San Antonio Livestock Exposition Inc. Nutrition Scholarship
This scholarship funded by the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, supports students majoring in nutrition through the four semesters at NLC.
Minnie Stevens Piper First-Generation College Scholar
This scholarship is awarded to students who are the first generation in their family to attend college. The student must be ineligible for a federally-funded Pell grant.
Randolph- Brooks Federal Credit Union Founder’s Scholarship
Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union has established this scholarship for the expressed purpose of developing scholarship opportunities for students pursuing a college education at Northeast Lakeview College
Texas-Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Scholarship
Funded through the State, this scholarship opportunity is available to STEM majors and some allied health fields for students who attend full time and who maintained an 80 average in their high school mathematics and sciences classes
Applying for Scholarships at Northeast Lakeview College
At Northeast Lakeview College, students can be considered for Alamo Colleges Foundation, Northeast Lakeview College and government-funded scholarships. One application annually allows students to be considered for all of the scholarships that they are eligible for.
General Scholarship Eligibility
To apply for a scholarship at Northeast Lakeview College, students must
Be enrolled at Northeast Lakeview College
Be enrolled full-time or part-time (12+ hours is full-time)
Be pursuing an Associate Degree, Certificate of Completion, or plan to transfer
Have and maintain a GPA of 2.00 - 4.00
Maintain satisfactory academic progress as required by Student Financial Services.
Refer to: http://www.alamo.edu/district/schships/policies.aspx
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
Not be related to any Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees or Foundation Board Members
Refer to www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/billtext/html/SB01325S.htm
Applying for Scholarships
Applicants must apply annually between January and March.
If applying for a departmental scholarship, obtain details from the academic department.
Complete the online application: https://wwwsecure.alamo.edu/scholarship/application.aspx.
Some scholarships are awarded based on financial need. A completed FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov) must be on file in the Northeast Lakeview College Financial Aid office if a student wants to be considered for any of those scholarships.
Transcripts - New, high school seniors, and transfer students must submit a transcript/GED certificate to complete their scholarship application.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship judges will review, rate and rank scholarship applications. Scholarship judges are Northeast Lakeview College faculty, staff, and community leaders. Each scholarship application is scored by a minimum of three judges who consider the applicants’ GPA, academic plans, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership skills, participation in community service, and responses to the essay questions.
Scholarship application open early in the spring semester. The exact deadline for submitting a scholarship application varies from year-to-year, so applicants should plan to have their application turned in before the end of March. Applications are judged in early April, and awardees are notified by the end of June.
Some scholarships are renewable. These scholarships will be renewed on a semester-by-semester basis as long as the recipient maintains the scholarship criteria. Recipients will be notified at the time of the initial award if their scholarship is renewable.
Revocation of Award
Northeast Lakeview College and the Alamo Colleges Foundation reserve the right to cancel any scholarship at any time if the recipient fails, has falsified any reported information, or if the recipient fails to maintain satisfactory academic progress or the scholarship criteria.