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Northwest Pipe Company Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: May 4, 2021 3:00 pm CT

Northwest Pipe Company has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Northwest Pipe Company Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children or grandchildren, age 28 and under, of full-time Northwest Pipe Company employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children, grandchildren or stepchildren who qualify for benefits provided by the company.
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Officers and executive level employees (those in pay grades EX-3 and higher) are ineligible.



Up to 10 awards will be granted as follows:

  • One award of $5,000
  • Two awards of $4,000
  • Four awards of $2,750, and
  • Three awards of $1,500

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


Applicants will be notified in late June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of career and educational aspirations and goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Financial need will not be considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Northwest Pipe Company play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Payment of Scholarships

Payments are made in equal installments in early August and mid December. Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Northwest Pipe Company.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display the student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, as well as the term in which each course was taken.
  • Digital head and shoulders photo.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 7, 2021 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Northwest Pipe Company has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!