Scholarships & Financial Support

Scholarship recipients standing in front of Northwood Tech backdrop

Wondering who should apply? If you need a financial boost to achieve your academic goals, apply today. Many awards are based on financial need and other career goals. We know life gets in the way and our donors are here to help. The Northwood Tech Foundation presents more than $200,000 to nearly 500 students each year. 

Scholarship applications are now closed. Check out external scholarships with the link below.

How to Apply

View Endowed Scholarships

External Scholarships

There are also numerous external scholarships available with varying deadlines. Please check back often as new opportunities are continually being added. 


  • Guidelines & Eligibility
    • The Northwood Tech Foundation provides two scholarship sessions each year.
      • FALL: Applications available fourth Monday of September · Deadline: first Monday of November
      • SPRING: Applications available third Monday of March · Deadline: fourth Monday of April
      • There are no exceptions to these deadlines. Students are responsible for ensuring applications are complete and submitted by the posted deadline.
    • Eligibility Requirements:
      • To access the scholarship system, students MUST be enrolled and have a Northwood Tech Student ID.
      • Eligibility is based on specific scholarship criteria and may be based on campus designation. [Scholarships are valid only for the designated award year and are not transferable to other campuses.]
      • Scholarship recipients (including University Transfer Degree students) must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits in an Associate Degree or Technical Diploma program in the semester the scholarship will be applied to their account in order to receive the award.
      • Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards (SAP), which require students to maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and a 67% cumulative completion ratio. Falling below either or both of these requirements in two successive terms will make a student ineligible to receive a Foundation scholarship.
      • Students must reapply each scholarship review period for consideration.
      • Start College Now students are eligible if they meet all requirements listed above.
      • Online program students must designate a campus to be matched with scholarship opportunities. 
    • Scholarship awards are applied to a student’s Northwood Tech account as follows:
      • April application deadline – applied to following fall tuition
      • November deadline – applied to following spring tuition
      • Recipients who fail to attend classes or drop out of Northwood Tech are required to reimburse the Northwood Tech Foundation in full for all scholarship funds disbursed. 

Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to all scholarship recipients from Spring 2024! Scholarships will be applied toward tuition for Fall 2024.

  • Ashland
    • StudentScholarship
      Angela GervaisOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Anthony JustichJames A. Ogilvie Scholarship
      Ashley Weber-JarvenpaaHenry C. and Susan Martinsen Scholarship
      Aven FrankAshland Staff Scholarship
      Breanna BednarikOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Daniel ComptonCelena's Caring Community Award
      Daniel ComptonOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Daniel WalshOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Darlene RiveraNorthern State Bank Scholarship
      Desiree VelazquezBlue Cross/Blue Shield Scholarship
      Gunner KomarekHelen (Happy) and Frank A. Lulich Memorial Scholarship
      Haley NezworskiJohn E. and Janet C. Desmond Foundation Scholarship
      Haley NezworskiOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Hanna KingMindy Grubisic Memorial Scholarship
      Hanna KingOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Hanna LarsonBMO Harris Bank Scholarship
      Jeanette GaryDavid M. Johnson Scholarship
      Jena WozniakDonna Elfolla Nursing Scholarship
      Jerricca WaltersMarlys Nortunen Memorial Scholarship
      Jessi CookOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Jessica ZakovecOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Joshua RandallBev Scheulke EMS Paramedic Scholarship
      Kaitlyn MillerSpears - Laberee Scholarship
      Kaitlyn MillerXcel Energy Scholarship (ASH)
      Kali WatlandOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Kayla WabyOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Kaylea JolmaAshland Staff Scholarship
      Kellan HansonJames W. Covey Scholarship (Ash)
      Krystal WalkerOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Lafe CharlsonNorthern Clearing Scholarship
      Lauren ChanteloisOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Luisa Roa RodriguezAWARDS Scholarship
      Macey CeglerCharles and Carol Levine Scholarship
      Macey CeglerAshland Nursing Club Scholarship
      Melissa EnglishOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Michael SwansonBretting Manufacturing Scholarship
      Nathan ParentOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Nicole BergroschtjeO'Leary Scholarship
      Robert O'ClaireOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Royce KieferAdam Lavasseur Memorial Scholarship
      Shiloh O'Rourke-OstermanLee Howard Scholarship
      Shiloh O'Rourke-OstermanOnan Family Scholarship (Ash)
      Trey CameronEnbridge Energy Scholarship



  • New Richmond
    • StudentScholarship
      Abby SchirmersYour Future is Bright-First Generation Scholarship
      Adam KnefelkampAvalene and LeRoy Swanson Scholarship
      Alexis SchugelCompeer Financial Agriculture Scholarship
      Amy RoycraftAvalene and LeRoy Swanson Scholarship in memory of Scott Swanson
      Anna ValeriCompeer Financial Agriculture Scholarship
      Anneli MonsonOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Austin SandbergAndrew Mortel Family Scholarship
      Beata McClellandMN Association of Veterinary Technicians Scholarship  (MAVT)
      Cabe LulfsAl Franko Agriculture Scholarship
      Connor GrimmPerry O. Kepler Memorial Scholarship
      Coral GronquistNWBIA Lee Olson Memorial Scholarship
      Coral GronquistSt. Croix Valley Home Builders Association Scholarship
      Desiree MarikOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Destany PedersenXcel Energy Scholarship (NR)
      Diane Laurence-HerrMN Veterinary Medical Technician Foundation Scholarship
      Dylan RossowTwin Cities ISA Automation Scholarship
      Eliza VoeltzJohn & Mattie Iverson Family Scholarship
      Garrett MorkNexen Machine Tool Scholarship
      Grace GrahovacOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Grace SchroederOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Grace TolzmanOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Hailey DahlOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Heather Miller40 and 8 St. Croix County Post 1485 Scholarship
      Jack ByrnesSt. Croix Valley Employers Association Scholarship
      Jennifer DahlOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Jessica JohnsonRotary Club of New Richmond Scholarship
      Joshua MealeyOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Kasey JohnsonOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Katie MeckWest Central Wisconsin AIB /Edna Brown Scholarship
      Kelly DimlerJudy Stafsholt Scholarship
      Kendra PritchettCurtiss and Elaine La Mirande Anderson Scholarship
      Landon EggenNWBIA Lee Olson Memorial Scholarship
      Landon EggenSt. Croix Valley Home Builders Association Scholarship
      Leslie NyholmJudy Stafsholt Scholarship
      Lewis MainoGOn3 Phishing! Scholarship
      Luke LarsonOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Lynnaya GrandyFred D. Ricci Memorial Scholarship
      Mallorey KnuthOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Matthew CookDecker Family Leadership Scholarship
      Matthew CookOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Megan ZimmerJudy Rogers Whiteman Memorial Scholarship
      Megan ZimmerOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Michael NovakLyle Teppen Memorial Scholarship
      Mya PhillipsOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Nicole StanfordOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Paetynn BlieseOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      Samantha BushJudy Stafsholt Scholarship
      Shianne ArmstrongLyle Teppen Memorial Scholarship
      Sydney HeinFirst National Community Bank Scholarship
      Sydney HeinJames Quinn Memorial Scholarship (NR)
      Tiffany JohnsonJudy Stafsholt Scholarship
      Tiffany RangelJudy Stafsholt Scholarship
      Vivian RobertsJohnson Motor Sales Scholarship
      Vivian RobertsOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
      William HartNew Richmond Masonic Lodge Scholarship
      Yvette VarnerJohn E. and Janet C. Desmond Foundation Scholarship
      Zoey DudenOnan Family Scholarship (NR)
  • Rice Lake
    • StudentScholarship
      Addison ThayerBrigadier General Arvid M and Mona J Flanum Scholarship
      Aleigha Luna VasquezErin Elizabeth Memorial Scholarship
      Alexus OlsonOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Alita LieffringGolden K Kiwanis Scholarship
      Amelia KingOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Anna HutchinsonDan H. Gabrielson Memorial Scholarship
      Ashley BelousekOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Asia RoderickFrank Kelley Scholarship
      Ava GargulakRice Lake Lions Club Scholarship
      Bethanie HolleyRigler Family Scholarship
      Bethany KleinOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Brandon PappChippewa Valley Model A Car Club Scholarship
      Brayden YoungRice Lake Lions Club Scholarship
      Braydon AhlbergZac Myers Construction Scholarship
      Caitlin RutzenCharlie and Juanita Peterson Scholarship
      Caitlyn ShatleyOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Carly HermanOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Carter KummetRice Lake Rotary Club Scholarship
      Cassandra MelickBarron County Sunrise Rotary Scholarship
      Cassandra ZehrenMayo Clinic Health System Scholarship
      Dakota MorfootJohn E. and Janet C. Desmond Foundation Scholarship
      Destiny LowellLaGuire Leadership Scholarship
      Donia DerousseauRobert and Ethel Herold Memorial Scholarship
      Elijah SvendsenCharlie and Juanita Peterson Scholarship
      Gianna AndersonOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Haiken MeierJohn Swenson HSED/GED Scholarship
      Hannah BlackstockJohnson Financial Group Scholarship
      Ian SchoenkeLampert Yards Scholarship
      Isaiah BuckNorthwest Building Inspectors Association Scholarship (RL)
      Jaelyn LindemannOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Jaylee HumphreyDairy State Bank Scholarship
      Jennifer PesterOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Jonathan KrallOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Josh WaltersCharlie and Juanita Peterson Scholarship
      Kassandra SimonsonOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Katherine HeggRice Lake Area Men's Club
      Kori SteffenEvelyn Mommsen Nursing Scholarship
      Krista ZwiefelhoferCharlie and Juanita Peterson Scholarship
      Lea SebensRice Lake Rotary Club Scholarship
      Lennette EricksonKathleen Ritchie Memorial Scholarship
      Mackenzie SymbalSid and Grace Horman Scholarship
      Maddie WollerCharlie and Juanita Peterson Scholarship
      Madeline HopkeHealth Careers Scholarship
      Madison ThiexSkip and Carol Mae Widdes Scholarship
      Mandy SelkowFortnightly Club Scholarship - In memory of Beulah Haugen
      Mariah DahlCharlotte Bullard Shuler Scholarship
      Mariah ThillKing/Pich Scholarship
      Mason WilliamsChippewa Valley Model A Car Club Scholarship
      Miranda CapraOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Mitchell SymbalGOn3 Phishing! Scholarship
      Mitchell SymbalRice Lake Computer Club Scholarship
      Nadia SandovalOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Owen MeurettBrendan Shipley Memorial Scholarship
      Owen MeurettSt. Croix Valley Home Builders Association Scholarship
      Pria PopowskiTashina Guthrie Memorial Scholarship
      Rebecca FreyRice Lake Area Men's Club
      Renee WindorskiEvelyn Mommsen Nursing Scholarship
      Riley HolmKiwanis Club of Rice Lake Scholarship
      Sage Eichman-EasterCharlie and Juanita Peterson Scholarship
      Selena DixOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      SonnYa GlinskiCharlie and Juanita Peterson Scholarship
      Syndria FrionLynn Fowler Memorial Scholarship
      Tamara LehmanOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Theodore LundRice Lake Construction and Cabinetmaking Scholarship
      Theodore LundSt. Croix Valley Home Builders Association Scholarship
      Timber DentOnan Family Scholarship (RL)
      Victoria PedersonXcel Energy Scholarship (RL)
      William RowlandRobert and Ethel Herold Memorial Scholarship
      Wyatt VeitDan H. Gabrielson Memorial Scholarship
  • Superior
    • StudentScholarship
      Abigail PetersonSuperior Optimist Club Scholarship
      Austin NicholsDianna Marquart Business Education Scholarship
      Autum QuamTheresa M Lambert Nursing Scholarship
      Ava FennesseyMedical Careers Scholarship
      Ava FennesseyOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Brandt LarsonOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Brittany MillerSuperior Alumni Association Millennium Scholarship
      Chelsea ChurchIsabell M. Kresky Memorial Scholarship
      Chelsea ChurchSusan A. Miller Memorial Scholarship
      Christine TraversCelia and Steve Tarnowski Scholarship for Students With Dependent Children
      Clara WhealeOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Connor BurtTwin Ports Chapter Construction Specifications Institute
      Deanna EllisOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Donavan BurgerTwin Ports Chapter Construction Specifications Institute
      Elijah ReynoldsOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Elizabeth MoellerSuperior Elks Lodge #403 Scholarship
      Esaias JohnsonNorthwest Building Inspectors Association Scholarship
      Hannah QuickOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Haylee GarrisonSuperior Alumni Association Generational Scholarship
      Haylee GarrisonParenteau Industrial Maintenance Scholarship
      Hunter HoodJoseph T. & Myrtle C. Rogina Scholarship
      Hunter HoodPetro Choice Scholarship
      Jada RochonEileen Olson Memorial Scholarship
      Jamie JamesVirginia Scholbrock Business Scholarship
      Jayson CutterTwin Ports Chapter Construction Specifications Institute
      Jennifer HolmesSuperior Savings Bank Scholarship
      Jennifer HuesbySuperior Staff Scholarships
      Jennifer HuesbySandra J Laub Nursing Program Scholarship
      Jeremy Velazquez-FigueroaFred and Joy Baue Scholarship
      Jessica BioloOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Joseph StenslandSuperior Student Senate Scholarship
      Kelly HughesVogtman Family Scholarship
      Landon LathropEnbridge Energy Scholarship
      Mackenzie CookSuperior Administrative Coordinator Scholarship
      Mackenzie CookEdward and Marilyn Santori Memorial Scholarship
      Maddex BioloWilliam R Goligoski Computer Information Systems Scholarship
      Madelyn RandowSam, Harriet, and Kaye Lavine Scholarship
      Madison GundersonOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Malorie PetersonOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Marianna DallumOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Matthew BuergerWilliam R Goligoski Computer Information Systems Scholarship
      Olivia PangracTheresa M Lambert Nursing Scholarship
      Paul RaunioSuperior Water, Light, and Power Scholarship
      Samantha MidbonOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Sarah CimermancicOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Sheila KinderJohn E. and Janet C. Desmond Foundation Scholarship
      Sheila KinderOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Tammy CarverDr. Roger and Louise Thompson Scholarship
      Tiffany BurnhamOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Tucker ReuilleJim Hasart Memorial Scholarship
      Xen BrownOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)
      Zoey MoilanenOnan Family Scholarship (Sup)

Northwood Tech Promise

College Tuition Assistance for Area High School Graduates

The Northwood Tech Promise Scholarship, funded by the Northwood Tech Foundation, provides free college tuition for area high school graduates who meet program eligibility requirements. The Northwood Tech Promise Scholarship will pay the balance of tuition and fees for eligible students after federal and state grants are applied. Tuition will be covered up to four terms (pending eligibility requirements each term).

View eligibility guidelines and apply here

Scholarship Questions? 

Please contact Angela Scott, Annual Giving Specialist.

Email | Call Angela

Take the Next Step

Are you ready to experience success? Northwood Tech staff are standing by to support you in reaching your educational and career goals, so do it. Take the leap.