Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships

The Northwest ISD Education Foundation (NEF) is proud to award the NEF Encouraging Excellence Scholarship annually to help ensure graduating seniors continue their path to success, even after they leave the district.

In addition, the foundation partners with businesses, local organizations and individuals to support students through unique scholarship and endowment opportunities.  

To date, NEF has funded more than $500,000 in scholarships!



Thank you for your interest in the Northwest ISD Education Foundation 2019 Scholarship Applications! 

The application is open to all graduating seniors in Northwest ISD who plan to enroll in an accredited institution in the summer or fall of 2019. Accredited institutions include private or community college, private or public universities, and vocational or trade school. For more information, review the 2019 information guide below.

2019 Scholarship Information Guide

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Applications must be submitted, along with completed references, no later than midnight on April 1, 2019
. Applicants will be asked to provide contact information for an academic reference, a community server/employer reference and a general reference.

2018-2019 Scholarship List

When a student applies through the Northwest ISD Education Foundation, he or she may be considered for a NEF scholarship, memorial scholarship or partner scholarship. Below is the 2018-2019 scholarship opportunities (current as of Jan. 29, 2019). 

Scholarship recipients are chosen carefully by our voluntary committee on an anonymous basis to ensure every student is scored on merit. The applications are reviewed and scored based on the foundation's five criteria, which can be found here

NEF Encouraging Excellence Scholarship 

NTE Mobility Partners Engineering the Future Scholarship

Nance Family Scholarship

ShyAnn Hooper Memorial Scholarship

Isobel Grace Gentry Memorial Scholarship

Andra Perrin Memorial Scholarship

The Linebarger Encouraging Excellence Scholarship

TD Ameritrade Scholarship

CoServ Charitable Foundation Scholarship

NCP Community Scholar Scholarship

Devon Energy STEM Scholarship

TexOp Education Scholarship

The City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Scholarship

PepsiCo Scholarship

Class of 2019

The Northwest ISD Education Foundation 2019 scholarship application opens Friday, February 1, 2019. The deadline to complete and submit is Monday, April 1, 2019. 

If you have questions about how you can support a scholarship through NEF, please contact Alyssa Edstrom at 

Other Scholarship Opportunities
Several Northwest ISD schools, organizations and partners are also accepting applications at this time. Additional information and applications can be found here

Thank You!

The Northwest ISD Education Foundation scholarship opportunities would not be possible without the help of our generous community partners. We want to give a special thanks to these donors who funded scholarships for the Class of 2019!

  • The CoServ Charitable Foundation
  • The Perrin family & Andra Perrin Fund donors
  • The Hooper family & ShyAnn Hooper Fund donors
  • The Gentry family & Isobel Grace Gentry Memorial Fund donors
  • The Nance Family
  • NTE Mobility Partners
  • TexOp Construction
  • NCP
  • Devon Energy
  • The City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Board
  • Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
  • TD Ameritrade
  • PepsiCo