Northeastern: Vision Scholarship

Award Amount

$2,000 Northeastern Vision Scholarship
($1,000 for each fall and spring term)

Limited Funds - Apply Early! 

Application for 2023-2024 school year

Eligibility requirements:

  • Graduate from any Colorado high school outside of Northeastern's local 5-county service area, or graduate from either a Kansas, Nebraska, or Wyoming high school located within a 200-mile radius of Sterling, CO (Students graduated from the local service area counties of Logan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, & Yuma are eligible for the Hope Scholarship, not Vision)
  • Must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA after the 6th, 7th, or 8th semester of high school, or qualifying GPA from the transfer college (Most recent transcript is required)
  • Students attending NJC directly after graduating high school, first-time students that took gap years (2 years max) after high school, transfer students, and NJC Sophomore students are eligible to apply 
  • Attend Northeastern as a full-time student
  • Completion of admission application, and issuance of a Student ID number
  • Submission of applicant's qualifying transcript from high school, from transfer college, or from freshman year at NJC

To maintain eligibility each semester:

  • Must earn a 2.5 term GPA, OR earn a 2.0 term GPA plus log 50 hours in the Monahan Learning Center
  • Must be continuously enrolled as a full-time student each term

To renew scholarship for a 2nd year:

  • Students awarded the Vision scholarship will be eligible for renewal for the 2nd year by meeting the above requirements AND by the following:
    • Sign a scholarship renewal form to return to NJC full-time for the second year; form must be submitted to the financial aid office by April 1, 2023 to secure scholarship (financial aid office will send Renewal Forms to these students)
    • Student must register for second-year fall classes by June 1, 2023. Class registration for fall term takes place in April, and it is recommended that scholarship recipients register for classes as early as possible

The vision scholarship may be awarded up to a maximum of four semesters, and is contingent upon available funding. If the student does not maintain eligibility for scholarship renewal, the student cannot regain eligibility for subsequent/future semesters. The Vision scholarship is the last funding applied, after all other scholarships and grants have been awarded to a student. The Vision scholarship may be reduced and is not permitted to be disbursed to a student as a refund. This scholarship has limited funding, and will be awarded to students that are the first to complete all requirements listed above.