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Student Scholarships

The Northwest ISD Education Foundation is proud to award the NEF Encouraging Excellence Scholarship annually to help ensure graduating seniors continue their path to success, even after they leave the district.

In addition, the foundation partners with businesses, local organizations and individuals to support students through other scholarship and endowment opportunities. To date, NEF has funded more than $500,000 in scholarships!

Rena Garrett Memorial Scholarship

The NEF scholarship application is open to all eligible seniors in Northwest ISD who plan to enroll in an accredited institution in the summer or fall of 2022. Accredited institutions include private or community college, private or public universities, military academies, and vocational or trade school.

In 2022, NEF awarded 74 scholarships across all four high schools totaling $117,500!

If you have any questions or need assistance with the online application, please contact Rachel Keable at

Click here to download the NEF Scholarship Policy and Information Guide


Congratulations to our scholarship recipients!