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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


This year, NEF will award $143,000 in scholarships! The foundation's 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 2023. Accredited institutions include private or community college, private or public universities, military academies, and vocational or trade school.

Review the Scholarship Policy and Information Guide and start your online application today. The deadline to submit is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28. 

Scholarship Policy and Information Guide

Click here to apply online!



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


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Congratulations to our scholarship recipients!