Meritize Fund Your Future Grant

Enter for a chance to win a $500 grant for your education at Northwest Lineman College – it only takes a few minutes.

Meritize Fund Your Future Grant Rules and Eligibility:
Current Grant Period will run from Friday, July 1, 2022 through Friday, August 5th, 2022. One recipient will be chosen in a random drawing on Monday, August 8th, 2022. Recipient will only receive one grant per lifetime per person. Must be a Meritize borrower to be eligible, and the recipient’s loan must have been disbursed by the close date of grant period (Friday, August 5th). Must be an active student at Northwest Lineman College and will be verified by school at the time of drawing. A $500 grant will be applied directly to the recipient’s principal loan balance. Must be 18 years or older. Must not have graduated before grant period ends. If borrower received an 100% refund on their Meritize loan, they would not be eligible for the grant.

Power the Nation As a Lineworker

Northwest Lineman College (NLC) is an educational institution that provides safety and certification training in the power delivery, natural gas, and telecommunications industries.

NLC offers complete solutions from pre-apprentice to advanced training and has remained committed to doing what’s best for the student for more than 25 years.

Lineworkers answer the call to power our nation every day by operating, maintaining, and constructing a safe and reliable electrical grid.

Using the Three-Phase Educational Model, Northwest Lineman College (NLC) focuses education around three domains of learning: Knowledge, Skill and Behavior. Each academic course, skill competency, and behavior expectation is shaped by this model.

You’ll graduate the Electrical Lineworker Program with these certifications:

  • First Aid Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Climbing Certification
  • Pole-top Rescue Certification
  • Metering Certification
  • Enclosed-space Rescue Certification
  • Aerial-lift Rescue Certification
  • Digger Derrick Safety
  • OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety and Health ET&D card
  • Smart Grid and Electrical Devices Certification (Optional)
  • Crane Operator Certification (Optional)

Four campus options:

  • Oroville, CA
  • Meridian, ID
  • Edgewater, FL
  • Denton, TX

Meritize looks beyond your credit score. We believe your past achievements are an important indicator of your potential. We consider academic history or military service in addition to your credit.

A few reasons why Meritize is a great option for Northwest Lineman College students include:

  • Fixed and variable interest rates available**
  • Flexible payment options, including deferring full principal and interest payments until 3 months after you complete your program
  • Repayment terms range from 18 months to 10 years
  • Customer support is available 6 days a week
  • 0.25% interest rate deduction if you sign up autopay***

Checking loan options with Meritize has never been easier. By filling out a short application, you can check your loan options without impacting your credit score.

If loan options are available to you, Meritize may request additional documentation as well as your merit information to finalize your application. This could be in the form of:

  • Academic Experience (Official or unofficial transcript or HSE certification)
  • Military Experience (DD214)

Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ page or give us a call at 833-MERIT-4-U. Ready to see if you qualify? 
Check your options here.

Northwest Lineman College (NLC) does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. (“Meritize”) or the Meritize platform.

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Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant or guarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtaining employment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in the following states: IN, ME, ND, NV, SD, VT, WI, WV, WY, PR. All rights reserved.

**For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc.
*Variable rates are subject to change