Prestigious Scholarships

Undergraduate Tuition, Fees and Books

ScholarshipDegree/CareerEligibilityNWU Faculty AdvisorLengthValueDeadline
Goldwater Sciences, Mathematics Sophomore, Junior Gary Gerald 1-2 years $7,500 annually January
Udall Sciences, Environment Sophomore, Junior TBA/Gerise Herndon 1 year $5,000 annually February
NOAA/Hollings Sciences, Mathematics, Education Sophomore, Junior Jerry Bricker 9 months up to $8,000 January

International Study

ScholarshipDegree/CareerEligibilityNWU Faculty AdvisorLengthValueDeadline
Critical Language Any (Language may be required) Any Cathy Nelson 7-10 weeks program costs* November
Fulbright Any, Teaching English Senior (Language may be required) Gerise Herndon 1 year program costs* October
US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes Any First year, Sophomore Sarah Barr 3-6 weeks program costs* March
Fulbright Canada Killam Scholarships Any Any Gerise Herndon 1-2 semesters $5,000 per semester January
Boren Critical Languages and National Security Sophomore, Junior, Senior Sarah Barr summer, semester, full year up to $20,000 February
Gilman Any Pell eligible Sarah Barr summer, semester, full year up to $5,000 October/March

Graduate Study (Some International)

ScholarshipDegree/CareerEligibilityNWU Faculty AdvisorLengthValueDeadline
British Marshall Any Senior Cathy Nelson 2 years university program costs* October
Davies-Jackson (Cambridge) Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Senior (First in family to graduate college) Cathy Nelson 2 years $50,000; Cambridge B.A. degree November
Gates (Cambridge) Any Liberal Arts major Senior Cathy Nelson 2-3 years full university costs* October
George Mitchell (Ireland) Any Senior TBA/Cathy Nelson 1 year full university costs* September
James Madison History, Education, Political Science Senior Patrick Hayden-Roy 2 years $24,000 March
Jack Kent Cooke Any (welcomes Arts & Humanities) Senior (Financial need) Rita Lester up to 3 years up to $50,000 February
Rhodes (Oxford) Any Liberal Arts major Senior Gerise Herndon 2-3 years up to $50,000 October
Soros Any New American; Senior, Post-Grad Sarah Kelen 2 years up to $90,000 November
Truman Leadership, Public Service Junior Jan Vermeer Final year undergrad; several years graduate $30,000 February


*More information available regarding covered costs