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There are numerous scholarships available through the Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation. These scholarships are possible because of generous support from individuals and businesses. View our Scholarship Book online. If you would prefer a printed version of the scholarship book:
  • Please stop by the Foundation Office, Bldg D - Room 405D
  • Call us at 712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907
  • Email NCC Foundation 
You may apply for any scholarships for which you are eligible either online or by filling out the application form on the back page of the scholarship book. Make sure you specify the scholarship(s) that you are applying for.

Some scholarships require an essay and/or reference letters along with the application. These may be submitted electronically, by mail, or delivered in person to the Foundation Office.

Substation Technician Scholarship

Apply by April 1, 2014
1 - $250 scholarship granted; full-time student

Committed to the industry, the Substation Technician Scholarship is available to offer scholarship opportunities to students who wish to pursue a career in the Substation Technology industry. A 1983 NCC Powerline program graduate established this scholarship and was the first instructor of the Substation Technician program. This NCC graduate believes in paying it forward and welcomes former students and industry leaders to contribute towards the substation technology industry. Recipients must be entering the Substation Technician program and will not be awarded to someone nearing completion of the program. The scholarship will be split equally between the first two semesters of enrollment. Scholarship proceeds will be used for tuition, fees and books. The primary criteria for the award will be the candidate’s potential for success and grade point average. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
1) Achieve a high school grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
2) Maintain a 2.5 minimum grade point average; eligibility will be reviewed each semester.
3) Accepted as a full time student in the Substation Technician program.
4) Submit a letter of reference from a high school instructor, guidance counselor, current employer, or manager, which should address the applicant’s potential for success in the program chosen for enrollment.

Scholarship Application

Items needed from students applying for scholarships

  • Provide an official high school transcript.
  • If you have transferred to Northwest Iowa Community College from another college or university, please supply your academic transcript from that institution.
  • If you have completed a GED or received a high school diploma through an alternative program, please submit proof of this completion.