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Out-of-State Students

Trapper Scholarships

Fill out the online scholarship application and you'll put yourself in the running for the NWC Trapper Scholarship (funded by private scholarships), plus our academic, activity-talent and athletic scholarships. Which Trapper Scholarship award level are you eligible for?

To see how much you're guaranteed to receive in your Trapper Scholarship (doesn't include academic, activity-talent or athletic awards), find the award level below that matches your high school GED/HiSet/TASC equivalency or ACT score, then trace to the right to find your award amount.

Requirements by
Diploma Earned
Annual Award
GED 2002 Graduate Score GED 2014 Graduate Score HiSet Graduate Score TASC
Graduate Score
School Graduate
Presidential 3.5 and up 575 170 16 TBA 25 $1,500
Excellence 3 – 3.49 540 164 14 TBA 21 $1,200
Achievement 2.5 – 2.99 500 157 12 TBA 19 $1,000
Explorer 2.5 500 157 12 TBA 19 $500

  *Available to students who did not maintain continuous enrollment or those who did not enroll at NWC the semester immediately after graduating high school, completing home schooling or GED/HiSet/TASC equivalency completion.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities


Even More Scholarships

With a little extra work, you can find thousands more scholarships that aren't administered by Northwest College.


Western Undergraduate Exchange Program

You'll pay reduced out-of-state tuition if you live in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska*, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah or Washington. These states participate in the the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE). Compare WUE tuition to Wyoming resident and nonresident tuition.

*Northwest College extends the WUE scholarship to Nebraska residents even though Nebraska is not a WUE state.

For comprehensive application and eligibility requirements for all NWC Scholarships, please review the NWC Scholarships, Waivers and Tuition Discounts policies.

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