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Legacy Grant

Legacy Grants are available to full-time students with a family or church connection to Northwestern. They are not based on FAFSA information; students are eligible for a Legacy Grant if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • A parent or grandparent attended Northwestern full time for at least 3 semesters
  • A sibling is currently enrolled full time or has graduated from NWC
  • A parent is currently an ordained pastor/overseas missionary
  • The student participated in a Reformed Church in America (RCA) congregation immediately prior to enrolling at Northwestern

Students receive a $1,500 Legacy Grant if they meet any of the above criteria, and the grant remains in effect for up to 4 years.