Scholarships at a Glance

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Freshmen Honors and Leadership Scholarships

Scholarship ACT Score High School GPA Amount Duration Deadline
Baccalaureate Scholars 30 or higher 3.5 or higher $12,355 4 years 1/5/2018
Academic Scholars 30 or higher 3.8 or higher and Top 4% of class1 $11,335 4 years 1/5/2018
Northeastern Honors Scholars 28 or higher 3.5 or higher $10,335 4 years 1/5/2018
President's Leadership Class2 20 or higher 3.0 or higher $10,805 4 years 2/1/2018
RISE Scholars2 20 or higher 3.0 or higher $9,335 4 years 2/1/2018

1 Academic Scholars must meet either the ACT score required OR the High School GPA AND class rank requirement. Students meeting only the GPA and class rank requirements should have a minimum ACT score of 28.

2 Students with proven leadership skills and strong academic records are encouraged to apply.

Freshmen Tuition Waivers

Scholarship ACT Score High School GPA Amount Duration Deadline
Collegiate Scholars3 26 or higher 3.5 or higher $4,150 4 years 3/1/2018
University Scholars3 26 or higher 3.0 to 3.49 $3,900 2 years 3/1/2018
Valedictorian Scholars3 20 or higher Class Rank of 1 $2,300 4 years 3/1/2018
Green and White Scholars3 22 - 25 3.25 or higher $2,450 2 years 3/1/2018
Freshman Scholars3 20 - 21 3.25 or higher $1,550 1 year 3/1/2018
Foundation Scholarships Varies Varies Varies Varies 3/1/2018

3 Students can only receive one of the above tuition waivers. Scholarships are not automatic and are awarded based on availability of funds. Out-of-state students are only eligible for Foundation Scholarships.

Transfer Student Tuition Waivers

Scholarship College GPA Minimum Amount Duration Deadline
Tulsa Achieves4,5 3.75 - 4.0 $2,000 2 years 5/1/2018
Tulsa Achieves4,5
3.5 - 3.74 $1,500 2 years 5/1/2018
Tulsa Achieves4,5
3.25 - 3.49 $1,000 1 year 5/1/2018
Smart Choice4,6 3.5 - 4.0 $1,500 2 years 5/1/2018
Smart Choice Part-Time4,6 3.5 - 4.0 $500 1 year 5/1/2018
RiverHawk Transfer4 3.5 - 4.0 $1,000 1 year 5/1/2018

4 Scholarships are not automatic and are awarded based on availability of funds and application receipt date. Students can only receive one of the above tuition waivers.

5 Only those applicants that have completed/will complete the Tulsa Achieves program are eligible.

6 Only students transferring from one of our Smart Choice partner institutions are eligible. (CASC, CSC, EOSC, NEO, TCC)

International Incoming Student Scholarships

Scholarship GPA Amount Duration Deadline
Presidential 3.75 $2,000 1 year see application
Academic Excellence 3.0 $1,000 1 year see application
International Freshmen 2.75 $500 1 year see application

International Current Student Scholarships

Scholarship GPA Amount Duration Deadline
Outstanding Senior 3.75 $2,000 1 year see application
Academic Achievement 3.0 $1,000 1 year see application
International RiverHawk 2.75 $500 1 year see application

Quad State Incoming Freshman Scholarship10

ACT GPA Percent Waived8 Percent Waived on campus9 Deadline
28+ 3.0-4.0 100% 100%                                                   8/1/2018
24-27 3.0-4.0 80% 100%                                                   8/1/2018
20-23 2.75-4.0 60% 80%                                                     8/1/2018
Legacy7 Regular admit 100% 100%                                                   8/1/2018

Quad State Transfer Students Scholarship10

GPA

Percent Waived8

Percent Waived on campus9 Deadline

3.5-4.0 80% 100%                                                       8/1/2018
3.0-3.49 60% 80%                                                         8/1/2018
2.5-2.99 40% 60%                                                         8/1/2018
Legacy7 100% 100%                                                       8/1/2018


7 Legacy students are children or grandchildren of NSU graduates.
8 Applies to non-resident tuition costs ($256.25 per hour).
9 Applies to non-resident tuition costs ($256.25 per hour) for students living on campus.
10 Students from Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas are eligible.