Scholarships and Financial Aid

Competitive Scholarships

These NWU scholarships require students to apply and compete against other applicants.

Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loan

The Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loan is available to students who are ineligible for a Subsidized Federal Direct Loan.

Subsidized Federal Direct Loan

The Subsidized Federal Direct Loan is available to students who demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA.

Parents’ Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)

The Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) offers an affordable option for parents to assist their dependent student with the costs of tuition, fees, room, board, books and miscellan

Federal Perkins Loan Program

The Federal Perkins Loan program provides low-interest loans to assist students who demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA.

Loans

Loans are borrowed money that must be repaid with interest. Our loan programs allow undergraduate and graduate students to borrow money to cover their education expenses.

Education Abroad Grant (Summer & Winter programs)

Amount: $200-$1,000

Eligibility: Any full-time, degree-seeking (CLAS) student who will enroll in an NWU program abroad for credit.

Education Abroad Grant (Semester and Year-long programs)

Amount: $200-$2,850

Eligibility: NWU students studying on an exchange program or student teaching abroad are eligible to apply for a grant.