Welcome to the Northeast Lakeview College Scholarship Office
The 2014 Alamo Colleges Foundation/Northeast Lakeview College scholarship application will be available from January 13th, 2014 through March 31st, 2014. This application is for all Northeast Lakeview College scholarships and will be used to award scholarships for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters. If you have questions, please contact Virginia Moore at (210) 486.5254 or email your question to NLC-Scholarships@alamo.edu.
List of Available Scholarships
General Eligibility Requirements
Recipients of Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarships are required to:
- Be enrolled at any of the Alamo Colleges.
- Be enrolled full time or part time, depending on scholarship criteria. (12 hours or more is full time).
- Be pursuing an Associate Degree, Certificate of Completion, or transfer program at the Alamo Colleges.
- Have and maintain a satisfactory grade point average (GPA): 2.00 – 4.00
- Maintain satisfactory academic progress as required by Student Financial Services. Please refer to: http://www.alamo.edu/district/schships/policies.aspx
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for need-based consideration: www.fafsa.ed.gov
- Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
- Not be related to any of the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees and/or Alamo Colleges Foundation Board Members. Please refer to the following link for further information: http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/billtext/html/SB01325S.htm
The online application for academic year 2014-2015 will be available January 13, 2014.
Only one application will be considered per academic year.
The following is the process for applying for and accepting a Northeast Lakeview College scholarship.
- March 31 Deadline for submitting a scholarship application for AY 2014-2016
- May 1 Scholarship applications judged
- June 1 Scholarship awardees notified
- July 1 Deadline for awardees to accept scholarship and submit required documents
Answer the questions that are asked and fill in all information. Don't answer "see resume" or other references.
Do the work yourself. Don't have parents, friends or others fill out the application for you.
Proofread and review your application when you finish.
Print a copy of the application for your records.
Provide the required documents. Follow up with schools that you have requested to forward your transcript.
When completing the scholarship application, you will be asked to respond to three essay prompts. Each essay is required and should not be more than 250 words. Below are the prompts you will find in the application. Consider writing your responses to the essays before beginning the application. Then you can simply cut and paste your responses to the application.
What to Write About
Describe your background and life experiences to include any challenges or successes. Explain how these experiences prompted you to pursue a higher education.
Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
Explain why you deserve to receive a scholarship, and how receiving a scholarship will help you achieve your goals.
Tips on Writing
Don't underestimate the importance of the essays. This is where the committee gets to know you. Use this section to bring your application to life.
Take time to think about your response to the essay prompt. Organize your thoughts and jot down an outline before you begin to write.
Answer in complete sentences and use proper grammar.
- Use ALL of the 250 words allowed.
- Write several drafts.
- Proof-read. Have others review your responses also. The NLC tutoring Center and an English instructor are good resources for assistance.