High School Senior Scholarship 

Northwest Railroad Institute offers each high school in the United States three, $1,000 scholarships to our Railroad Operations Training Program to be awarded to graduating high school seniors by a teacher or school counselor.

We are now accepting scholarship applications for 2021.


1. If you are a current student, your teacher/counselor can initiate and complete the application. To get started, please use the green button below.

High school counselors: Nominate a student for a scholship

2. Students can initiate the process by specifying a teacher or counselor to automatically receive an email. Once they receive the email, the teacher/counselor can electronically sign to nominate the student. To get started, use the green button below.

High school students: Apply for a scholarship

Scholarship Guidelines

  • The deadline for nomination is July 1 of each year.
  • Scholarships are for tuition only. Enrollment fees, materials, and personal items are the responsibility of the students.
  • Applicants must be a current-year high school senior.
  • One scholarship per student.

What to Expect

  • Students awarded a scholarship will be notified by email. Typically, students will receive notice of award within a month of being nominated.
  • The scholarship certificate will be emailed to the student and the teacher/counselor who nominated them.
  • Scholarships are for tuition only (enrollment fee, materials, and personal items are still the responsibility of the student).
  • Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to request additional materials. We can be reached at (877)-340-3235.

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