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Scholarships


The Service Learning Office awards the Service Learning Scholarship annually. To be eligible, you must have completed a service learning project through a class or student organization at NWACC, and have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.

The application deadline for the 2021/2022 scholarship is May 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Learn more about the scholarship application process by emailing SL@nwacc.edu.


Awards

Every academic year, the following awards are given to students doing service learning during their time at the college. The deadline and application process are TBA, but will be at the end of the spring semester.

Leadership Service Learning Award: This award goes to an NWACC student who demonstrates leadership abilities in a service learning project in the fall and/or spring semesters, or their time at the college. Leadership includes directing, assisting and uplifting others towards a common goal. modeling civil and thoughtful responses to others, representing NWACC to the community, and trouble-shooting and innovating the service learning project.

Professor Huggard Service Learning Award: This award is named after the former NWACC Service Learning Coordinator and Professor of History Chris Huggard and goes to an NWACC student who demonstrates a propensity for learning combined with service to the community in a service learning project during the fall and/or spring semesters, or their time at the college.

Partner Service Learning Award: This award goes to an NWACC faculty or staff member or community member who contributes the greatest success and insight as a partner for a service learning project in the fall and/or spring semesters. This award may also be given to faculty that create a service learning project exclusive to their class.

Professor Phillips Service Learning Award: This award is named after the NWACC EMPACTS Coordinator and Professor of Science Dianne Phillips and goes to an NWACC student that demonstrates the greatest service to the natural world, most innovative application of the scientific method, and/or best use of a mathematical technique within a service learning project during the fall and/or spring semesters, or their time at the college. This service learning project may or may not be an EMPACTS project.

Exceptional Contribution Service Learning Award: This award goes to an NWACC student who completes at least 50 hours of service learning and makes a positive impact on the community during the fall and/or spring semesters, or their time at the college.