Who is eligible to apply?
- Degree-seeking in Early Childhood Development at NPC.
- Enrolled for 3 or more credits at NPC during the semester of award.
- Cumulative Grade-Point Average of 2.0 or better.
- Not in default of a student loan and not in overpayment status. Over the credit limit OK.
- Students who have previously obtained a Bachelor's degree should contact Betsyann Wilson. Students currently in high school at the time of award are not eligible to apply.
How do you apply?
Attach all application documents as directed on the online application form
- Essay – 500 words or fewer – Addressing the following:
- What are your career goals;
- What are your educational goals;
- What resources you have to fund your education making you qualified to receive this scholarship; and
- Why the scholarship is needed, and specifically how it will be used.
- If you personally know Claude Endfield, please describe how she has helped you and/or influenced your education and career goals.
The key to the scholarship essay is that it is a personal narrative, reflecting your experiences and goals. DO NOT USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, SUCH AS CHAT GPT, to write your essay. It is important that your personal voice come through!
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- Demonstration of financial status for the 2024-2025 academic year as evidenced by Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Submission Summary (FSS) PAGE 1 ONLY or letter of award or denial from NPC Financial Aid Office or MyNPC page.
- Your unofficial transcript from https://mynpc.npc.edu/ics indicating your degree intent; students without an NPC transcript must submit a degree plan (see academic advisor)
Applicants must have the recommendation of at least one individual, including NPC faculty or staff or ECD professionals, as evidenced by a letter of support.
IMPORTANT: Please attach all required documents to the application form.
NOTE: By completing this scholarship application, students will be considered for each of the NPC Friends & Family scholarships for which they meet the eligibility criteria.
Scholarship recipients may re-apply for this award in subsequent academic years (not to exceed two consecutive years).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. MST., for funding for the FALL 2024 semester.
Applications received after this date/time will not be accepted, regardless of why they are late. You are STRONGLY advised to submit your application well in advance of the deadline date!
Questions For more information, contact NPC Friends and Family Executive Director Betsyann Wilson: 928-536-6245 or firstname.lastname@example.org.