- Applicant must have earned an associate degree (AAS, AA, AS, ABus, AAEC, AAEE) at Northland Pioneer College, in the academic year prior to the awarding of the scholarship, as evidenced by transcript.
- Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application, verifiable by transcript.
- Applicant must have the recommendation of two NPC academic faculty.
- Financial need, as demonstrated by the FAFSA Student Aid Report, will be considered, but is not mandatory.
- Prior to receiving the scholarship funds, the successful awardee must provide NPC Friends and Family with documentation that the awardee is enrolled, full-time, in the upcoming semester in a residential (not online), baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university.
How Do You Apply?
Submit the following application documents electronically, as a single .pdf, to email@example.com..
- NPC Friends and Family Scholarship Cover Letter Form (must be complete, signed, and dated)
- University Degree Plan: outlines the courses the applicant intends to take in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in the next 2–4 years
- Essay: a 500–1000 word essay, which addresses the following prompt:
- Click here for tips on writing your scholarship essay
- View Video Tutorial on the Friends & Family Scholarship Process
Describe a major challenge that you have faced in your life and how you overcame it (or are working to overcome it). Describe the challenges that you anticipate over the next five years as you leave home, complete your bachelor’s degree, and go on from there to further studies or a career. How will your past experiences help you to overcome these new challenges?
- NPC unofficial transcript, indicating your cumulative GPA, and verifying that you have completed the required credits for graduation from NPC with an AAS, AA, AS, ABus, AAEC or AAEE in the academic year prior to university transfer.
- Letter of acceptance into a residential baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university.
Demonstration of financial status as evidenced by Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Student Aid Report (SAR- PAGE ONE ONLY) will be considered.
• Two letters of support from academic faculty at NPC. Authors should write and submit letters of support which address the applicant’s potential to succeed in a bachelor’s program. These letters must be submitted electronically, in .pdf format, to firstname.lastname@example.org by the authors. DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION YOURSELF.
Application Deadline: Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. MST., for funding for the Fall 2022–Spring 2023 academic year. 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!
Executive Director, NPC Friends & Family
1611 S. Main St., Snowflake, AZ 85937
(928) 536-6245 | or via email