OUR EDUCATION FUND
Northwest is proud to provide the families’ of our team members support in their pursuit of higher education through our dedicated Education Fund. We designed our program to be flexible and it can be applied to full or part-time educational, trade and technical pursuits in Canada and/or the United States.
EDUCATION FUND SPECIFICATIONS
Available Amounts: Up to $5,000 annually per scholarship
Number of Scholarships Available: Maximum of 4
Areas of Study Covered: Trades, Business, Sciences, Maths, Technology, Social Impact, Education
Application Deadlines: August 15th, November 15th, March 15th annually
Course Load Requirements: Part-time (1/3 minimum) or full time
Academic Standing Requirements: 70% or minimum program requirement
Community Service Hours: 120 hours
WHY AN EDUCATION FUND?
Northwest is a family business. Our team members are part of that family, and we are committed to supporting them through all aspects of their lives. The Opportunities Through Education Fund is a way for Northwest to give back to its team members and support their families in turn. This education fund is available to relations of team members pursuing academic interests in Canada and/or the United States.
APPLYING FOR SUPPORT FROM THE NORTHWEST EDUCATION FUND
Our goal is to support education while investing in our communities. Our hope is that your children and grandchildren will be able to take advantage of this unique funding program.
We welcome all applicants who are pursuing an education in the Sciences, Technology, Education, Maths, Trades, Business, Arts or Professional Certifications and Designations.
Every year, our fund is tasked with disbursing $25,000 in scholarships and bursaries to support the continued education of our children (and grandchildren!). Each applicant can receive up to $5000 in scholarships per year from that fund.
We strongly encourage our drivers to share and discuss this opportunity with their families. There are many opportunities to apply for the Northwest Education Fund, as we have deadlines for the fall, winter and summer semesters!
If you are curious about the program or your eligibility, please download our full program details here.
If you are ready to apply, fill out an application form here.
To download a printable application form with program details, click here.