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 $12,733 4 years 2/1/2019
Academic Scholars 30 or higher 3.8 or higher and Top 4% of class1 $11,733 4 years 2/1/2019
Northeastern Honors Scholars 28 or higher 3.5 or higher $10,733 4 years 2/1/2019
President's Leadership Class2 20 or higher 3.25 or higher $10,533 4 years 2/1/2019

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 3/1/2019
University Scholars3 26 or higher 3.0 to 3.49 $3,900 2 years 3/1/2019
Valedictorian Scholars3 20 or higher Class Rank of 1 $2,300 4 years 3/1/2019
Green and White Scholars3 22 - 25 3.25 or higher $2,450 2 years 3/1/2019
Freshman Scholars3 20 - 21 3.25 or higher $1,550 1 year 3/1/2019
Foundation Scholarships Varies Varies Varies Varies 3/1/2019

Early Freshmen Deadline: December 1, 2018

Students that have applied for admission and scholarships and have been admitted to the University by December 1, 2018, may be eligible to receive an early scholarship.

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 5/1/2019
Tulsa Achieves4,5
3.5 - 3.74 $1,500 2 years 5/1/2019
Tulsa Achieves4,5
3.25 - 3.49 $1,000 1 year 5/1/2019
Smart Choice4,6 3.5 - 4.0 $1,500 2 years 5/1/2019
Smart Choice Part-Time4,6 3.5 - 4.0 $500 1 year 5/1/2019
RiverHawk Transfer4 3.5 - 4.0 $1,000 1 year 5/1/2019

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-$5,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1
Summer - April 1
Academic Excellence 3.0 $1,000-$2,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1
Summer - April 1
International Freshmen 2.75 $500-$1,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1
Summer - April 1

International Current Student Scholarships

Scholarship GPA Amount Duration Deadline
Outstanding Senior 3.75 $2,000-$5,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1
Summer - April 1
Academic Achievement 3.0 $1,000-$2,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1
Summer - April 1
International RiverHawk 2.75 $500-$1,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1
Summer - April 1

Quad State Incoming Freshman Scholarship10

ACT GPA Percent Waived8 Percent Waived on campus9 Deadline
28+ 3.0-4.0 100% 100%                                                   8/1/2019
24-27 3.0-4.0 80% 100%                                                   8/1/2019
20-23 2.75-4.0 60% 80%                                                     8/1/2019
Legacy7 Regular admit 100% 100%                                                   8/1/2019

Quad State Transfer Students Scholarship10

GPA

Percent Waived8

Percent Waived on campus9 Deadline

3.5-4.0 80% 100%                                                       8/1/2019
3.0-3.49 60% 80%                                                         8/1/2019
2.5-2.99 40% 60%                                                         8/1/2019
Legacy7 100% 100%                                                       8/1/2019

7 Legacy students are children or grandchildren of NSU graduates.
8 Applies to non-resident tuition costs ($269 per hour).
9 Applies to non-resident tuition costs ($269 per hour) for students living on campus.
10 Students from Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas are eligible.