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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

What are "Other (NVC)" Scholarships?

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

GEMS Teaching Program Alamo Colleges/NVC - DEADLINE is Jun 17, 2016

This is a Noyce grant for any student that is interested in teaching mathematics or science. If you are interested in this scholarship program, please review the GEMS Program Application for more information.

DEADLINE is June 17, 2016.

T-STEM Challenge Scholarship Program 2015-2016

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

Applications are being accepted now for Texas STEM Challenge scholarships of up to $2,500 for academic year 2015-2016. Alamo Colleges' students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better and 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 scholarship application and Course Planning Guide for Fall 2015 - Summer 2016.

Please contact the liaison listed below for further information.

Meet these requirements:

  • Submit an official high school transcript to the T-STEM Liaison;
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school math and science courses;
  • Agree to complete 30 hours in 2015-2016 (Fall, Spring, Summer);
  • Complete 80% of coursework per semester;
  • Register for the Selective Services System if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25 (send proof of selective service registration to TSTEM Liaison email).


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    Scholarships are open to current and incoming students and will be disbursed in the order in which applications are received and all materials completed until funds are exhausted. Apply Today! Don’t wait!


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

    Alamo Colleges Student Leadership Institute (SLI)

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

    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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