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 $12,002 4 years 2/1/2017
Academic Scholars 30 or higher 3.8 or higher and Top 4% of class1 $11,002 4 years 2/1/2017
Northeastern Honors Scholars 28 or higher 3.5 or higher $10,002 4 years 2/1/2017
President's Leadership Class2 20 or higher 3.0 or higher $9,952 4 years 2/1/2017
RISE Scholars2 20 or higher 3.0 or higher $9,002 4 years 2/1/2017

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 3/1/2017
University Scholars3 26 or higher 3.0 to 3.49 $3,900 2 years 3/1/2017
Valedictorian Scholars3 20 or higher Class Rank of 1 Up to $3,300 4 years 3/1/2017
Green and White Scholars3 22 - 25 3.25 or higher Up to $3,050 2 years 3/1/2017
Freshman Scholars3 20 - 21 3.25 or higher Up to $2,350 1 year 3/1/2017
Foundation Scholarships Varies Varies Varies Varies 3/1/2017

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 4/1/2017
Tulsa Achieves4,5
3.5 - 3.74 $1,500 2 years 4/1/2017
Tulsa Achieves4,5
3.25 - 3.49 $1,000 1 year 4/1/2017
Smart Choice4,6 3.5 - 4.0 $1,500 2 years 4/1/2017
Smart Choice Part-Time4,6 3.5 - 4.0 $500 1 year 4/1/2017
RiverHawk Transfer4 3.5 - 4.0 $1,000 1 year 4/1/2017

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 SmartChoice 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
28+ 3.0-4.0 100% 100%
24-27 3.0-4.0 80% 100%
20-23 2.75-4.0 60% 80%
Legacy7 Regular admit 100% 100%

Quad State Transfer Students Scholarship10

GPA Percent Waived8 Percent Waived on campus9
3.5-4.0 80% 100%
3.0-3.49 60% 80%
2.5-2.99 40% 60%
Legacy7 100% 100%

7 Legacy students are children or grandchildren of NSU graduates.
8 Applies to non-resident tuition costs ($250 per hour).
9 Applies to non-resident tuition costs ($250 per hour) for students living on campus.
10 Students from Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas are eligible.