2022-23 Northern Arizona University International Student Scholarships (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 
Northern Arizona University

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s and Master’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end as follows;
i. Undergraduate: 1st of March, 2022
ii. Postgraduate: Rolling

Scholarship Summary: 
NAU is awarding merit scholarships specifically designed for international students (undergraduate and postgraduate) admitted directly into a university degree program on the Flagstaff campus.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
1. International Excellence Award
a. First time, full-time, F-1 Degree Seeking Student (Undergraduate and Graduate)
b. Must be paying full out-of-state tuition with personal or family funds
c. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of consideration
d. Award is presented based on the information provided at the time of admission application and may be subject to change after evaluating applicants’ final official transcripts.

2. Global Achievement Award
a. F-1/J-1 Degree Seeking Student (Undergraduate and Graduate)
b. Must have completed 12 units of coursework by the end of the previous semester
c. Must be paying full out-of-state tuition with family funds 
d. Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA at the end of the previous semester. If you are unsure if you will achieve the minimum GPA for application, please contact ISSS.

Value of Scholarship: 
The NAU International Student Scholarships are valued as follows;
1. International Excellence Award: Valued as out-of-state tuition waiver only (Renewable every year/semester). Please note that awards are highly competitive and eligibility does not guarantee an award.
2. Global Achievement Award: Valued at up to $10,000. The award is a one-time, merit-based achievement award split over the fall and spring semesters, applied to out-of-state tuition only.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
International Excellence Award
Students who meet the criteria are automatically considered once they submit a complete international student admission application.

Global Achievement Award
Submit a Completed Application with the following 3 items to ISSS: 
a. Application Form: Students will get an email notification when the application is open and may contact ISSS (isss@nau.edu) for the application form. Applications will be reviewed according to the following categories: academic success and academic involvement, social or community involvement, the quality of the personal essay, as well as the strength of your letter of recommendation.
b. Personal Essay: This application requires a one-page essay explaining your future goals and how this award will help you reach them. You should use this essay to illustrate what makes you and your experience unique. This essay should be typed, and you may title as you wish. Include any other considerations you would like the scholarship committee to know about your experience.
c. Recommendation letter: Request a letter of recommendation. You should request this letter from someone who knows you well and can speak to the ways you have participated and contributed to the NAU community, either through academic performance, cultural awareness or other activities.
Application deadline: Students will get an email notification when applications are open and the deadline. Only complete applications will be considered.
d. This is a one-time award and in order to renew, a new application must be submitted each year. A minimum of 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA is required to renew.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the NAU International Scholarship Page.