NWC Awards $250,000 in Scholarships


North-West College becomes the first career college in Southern California to offer scholarships for career training in health care.

WEST COVINA, CA—North-West College becomes the first career college in Southern California to offer scholarships for career training in health care. While scholarships are common in most four year university systems, North-West College has now made it possible for career college students to also have access to scholarship awards. The College has established itself as a trailblazer by rewarding students with scholarships based on a variety of criteria.

North-West College offers a variety of scholarships including: First Time College Attendee Scholarship, Hispanic Student Scholarship, African American Student Scholarship, Asian and Pacific Islander Scholarship, Native American Scholarship, Single Parent Scholarship, Professional Women’s Scholarship, Professional Men’s Scholarship, Leadership and Armed Forces Scholarship, Future in Nursing Scholarship, Moms in Healthcare Scholarship, Entrepreneur Scholarship, Healthcare Provider Scholarship, Health Care Administrator Scholarship, and Build a Better Future Scholarship. Each scholarship recipient will receive an award of $2,500. The selection criteria for these scholarship awards will not be contingent upon high school grades.

North-West College’s mission is to prepare students in short-term programs for gainful employment. The addition of their scholarship offerings strengthens their mission as they help students to make their dreams of starting a new career possible. For more information about North-West College’s scholarships and eligibility requirements, visit www.nw.edu.

About North-West College

Founded in 1966, North-West College has been committed to training individuals to enter and advance in the health care field for nearly 50 years. A leader in allied health education, the College offers 12 short-term programs at seven campuses throughout Southern California, including West Covina, Pomona Valley, Pasadena, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana, and Long Beach. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), North-West College offers a supportive educational environment for those ready to start a health care career. To date, the College has graduated more than 45,000 students—individuals who have gone on to raise the standard of excellence at health care organizations of all types.

For more information about North-West College and its programs, please contact Michelle MacIntyre at michellema@success.edu, call 626-960-5046, or visit www.nw.edu.

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