GED/HiSET Scholarship Information & Form

The Howard Carpenter High School Equivalency Scholarship is awarded to residents of the eleven county Northwest district who have obtained GED scores of:

  • 500+ testing prior to January 1, 2002
  • 2500+ testing between January 2002-January 2014
  • 600+ testing after January 1, 2014
  • 75+ HiSet Score

The awards will be in the amount of $750 per semester toward the cost of tuition and are for full-time Fall/Spring entering freshmen only. The recipient must enroll and maintain 15 or more hours with a 2.0 grade point average. In order to receive the scholarship, eligible individuals must provide Northwest with the following information:
(1) Application for Admission to Northwest Mississippi Community College- Complete and attach a copy of your HSE (GED or HiSet) transcript
(2) Application for Howard Carpenter HSE Scholarship (below). Attach a copy of your official GED/HiSet scores to the application. To obtain your scores visit, or
(3) Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)- – In order to receive a scholarship award, you must complete the FAFSA.

For further assistance, contact 662.562.3222 or 662.562.3223.

Click here to complete the GED/HSE Application for a scholarship Online Form.

Click here to complete a pdf version of the HSE Application for a scholarship Form.

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