University description (as per official university website)
For more than 100 years, Northwestern Business College has provided a solid, career-focused education, preparing graduates for some of the fastest growing professions. In as little as one to two years, NBC students can earn their certificate or degree and begin working in their chosen fields.
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Northwestern Business College offers an education for International students.
Being from another country doesn’t exclude you from pursuing a Northwestern Business College education. NBC welcomes students from all over the world, and is approved as an institution of higher learning for international students by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services bureau. Simply put, our career-focused Associate Degree programs exceed government standards, and provide you with the training you’ll need to excel in the workforce.
NBC Scholarships for Incoming Students
- Centennial Scholarship
This merit- and need-based award was established to assist individuals who could not otherwise afford to go to college. Students must be nominated by an organization or high school counselor in order to be eligible.
Value: Amount varies (covers all tuition and fees not covered by other aid received).
- Achievement Scholarship
This merit-based award recognizes exceptional academic achievement, and is given to students who have earned a high school grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, or a score of 26 or above on the ACT.
- Community Scholarship
This award has been established to reach out to students from the community who would benefit from a Northwestern Business College education, but may be unable to attend college due to financial restraints. Students must provide a personal statement explaining their qualifications and two letters of recommendation from previous teachers, advisors or counselors.
- Board of Directors Scholarship
This merit-based award is given to students who have earned a high school grade point average of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale, and who also perform well on NBC’s COMPASS placement test. Students must earn an 84 or better on the reading section, a 43 or better on the math section, and a 77 or better on the writing section.
- Merit Scholarship
This merit-based award is given to students who have earned a high school grade point average of 3.0-3.49 on a 4.0 scale, or a score of 20-25 on the ACT.
-Military and Family Scholarship
This award offers tuition assistance to veterans of the U.S. Military, their spouses, and their children.
Value: $3600 for veterans, $2400 for immediate family members
- Academic Scholarship
This merit-based award is given to students entering an Associate in Applied Science Degree program at Northwestern Business College. Student must provide a copy of their official high school transcripts or GED scores, as well as a typed essay of a minimum of 250 words explaining why they want a career in their chosen field and why they feel they would be successful.
- Educational Achievement Scholarship
This merit-based award was established to recognize students who did not graduate from high school, yet independently pursued passing the high school equivalency exam to obtain their GED.
- Early Incentive for High School Seniors
This award provides a financial incentive to students who enroll full-time in an Associate in Applied Science degree program at Northwestern Business College.
- Presidential Scholarship
This merit-based award recognizes exceptional academic achievement and is given to students who have earned a high school grade point average of 2.75 or better on a 4.0 scale, and a score of 20 or above on the ACT.
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