$1000 award first year ONLY for student graduating from an International Baccalaureate high school. Award given to the first 20 IB students who apply to Northwest--scholarship given on a first-come-first-served basis. Student does NOT have to have IB diploma at time of application, but must show proof of IB degree upon matriculating at Northwest Missouri State University. See website link for more details. Northwest also award university credit for some IB standard and high level courses.