Scholarship for Success


Recipients of the Scholarship for Success receive $500 per semester, renewable for a total of four consecutive semesters.

Up to five $1,000 scholarships in each of the following programs may be awarded each year:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Applied Agriculture Technology
  • Art
  • Auto Body Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Biology/Ecology
  • Biomedical Research (Pre)
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Dentistry
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education (Elementary)
  • Education (Secondary)
  • Engineering (Pre)
  • English
  • Foreign Language - Spanish
  • Forestry/Wildlife Management
  • Health Information Technology
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Information Technology - Cybersecurity
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Technology (Pre)
  • Medicine (Pre)
  • Pharmacy (Pre)
  • Physical Therapy (Pre)
  • Powerline
  • Veterinary Medicine/ Comparative Medicine (Pre)
  • Surgical Technology
  • Welding

Eligibility Criteria

Recipients must:

  • be a graduating high school senior or recent GED graduate within the past year
  • be a U.S. citizen and attend WNCC full time
  • have a minimum 2.7 cumulative high school GPA and a minimum composite score of 20 on the ACT to qualify (if student did not take the ACT, results of an eCompass test will be used to determine eligibility)
  • enroll in 12 or more credits per semester

Applicants must:

  • provide an unofficial transcript and a copy of their ACT scores to the admissions director
  • complete and submit the online WNCC Admissions Application

Recipients who maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher each semester are eligible to receive the award the following semester.

The deadline for the Scholarship for Success is June 1 for a fall semester start.