Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Freshmen Scholarships

Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Opportunities


Great News! We have Automatic Scholarships!


In-state students that are admitted by February 1, 2024 will automatically be awarded one of our four-year academic waivers if they qualify! Want an early scholarship offer? If you are admitted by December 1 and you qualify for one of the scholarships below, you will receive an offer by the end of December. 

Scholarship ACT/SAT Score High School GPA Amount Per Year Duration
Collegiate Scholars*

26 (1230-1250)

3.25 $2,200 4 Years
Valedictorian Scholars* N/A 4.0 AND Class Rank of 1 $1,800 4 Years
Green & White Scholars*

20-25 (1030-1220)

3.25 $1,400 4 Years

*Students admitted after the February 1 deadline, will only be awarded if funds are available.
Must be an Oklahoma Resident in order to receive these waivers.
Students can only be awarded one of the above tuition waivers and must meet both of the requirements listed for each scholarship.
Official ACT Superscores provided by ACT will be accepted for scholarship consideration.
Out-of-state students are only eligible for our foundation scholarships.
The awards listed above are for the 24-25 academic year and beyond. Prior awards may have a different amount and duration. Please reach out to our office with any questions.

The General Scholarship Application for the 2024-2025 Academic Year is Closed. 

Please check back in September for the 2025-2026 application information. This application applies students for our foundation scholarships that vary in requirement and amount. They are available to both in-state and out-of-state students. This one application will place you in the running for 98% of the foundation scholarships that you qualify for. Please complete the scholarship application by March 1 for consideration.

Are you an Out-of-State incoming freshman?

Please visit our Out-of-State scholarship page for more information on our non-resident tuition waivers.

 

 

HONORS SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

The Honors Scholarship Application for the 2024-2025 academic year has closed! Incoming freshmen attending NSU for the first time Summer or Fall of 2025, please check back in September for 2025-2026 Honors Scholarship Application information.

The Honors Program at Northeastern State University is a challenging educational option for academically talented students who enjoy learning. Honor students work with distinguished faculty members and peers in enhanced courses, pursue independent research, and participate in co-curricular cultural experiences. One of the benefits of being an Honors Student can include receiving one of our three academic honors scholarships. 

Honors Program

By completing this application, you are applying for all three NSU Honors Scholarships:

  • Baccalaureate Scholars
    • Each year, a select number of entering freshmen from the state of Oklahoma are selected as Baccalaureate Scholars. Students must demonstrate exceptional academic achievements while in high school. Eligibility is based on a composite ACT score, GPA, exceptional class rank, or status as a National Merit Semifinalist or Commended Student.
  • Academic Scholars
    • Oklahoma students automatically qualify for the Academic Scholars Program by being named a Presidential Scholar by the United States Department of Education, a National Merit Scholar or National Merit Finalist, or by scoring in the 99th percentile of the American College Testing Program. In addition to automatic qualifiers, five additional academic scholars are selected each year. 
  • Northeastern Honors Scholars
    • Each year, a select number of entering freshmen are selected as Northeastern Honors Scholars. Students must demonstrate exceptional academic achievements while in high school.
Scholarship ACT/SAT Score High School GPA Amount Per Year Duration
Baccalaureate Scholars*' 30 (1360-1380) 3.5 $14,447 4 Years
Academic Scholars*' 28 (1300-1320) 3.8 $14,147 4 Years
Northeastern Honors Scholars' 28 (1300-1320) 3.5 $11,947 4 Years

Each Honors scholarship has a tuition waiver that will cover up to 18 hours of tuition each semester, a $1500 housing waiver (for on-campus housing only) per semester, and a cash stipend that varies per scholarship ($1750 Baccalaureate, $1600 Academic, $500 Northeastern Honors) that will apply each semester. 
'These scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen only.
*Academic Scholars and Baccalaureate Scholars can only be awarded to Oklahoma residents.
Students can only receive one of the above scholarships. 
Non-Oklahoma NHS students' tuition waiver will cover their out-of-state tuition and they will still be responsible for covering their in-state tuition.
Official ACT Superscores provided by ACT will be accepted for scholarship consideration.

Honors Application Deadline: February 1
Students must be admitted by the scholarship deadline.

 

 

 

President's Leadership Class Scholarship Information

The President's Leadership Class Scholarship Application for the 2024-2025 academic year is now closed. Incoming freshmen coming to NSU for the first time during Summer or Fall 2025, please check back in September for the 2025-2026 PLC Scholarship Application information! 

If you display outstanding leadership capabilities and have an exceptionally strong academic record the President's Leadership Class scholarship could be for you! The President's Leadership Class (PLC) is a unique leadership/scholarship program designed to cultivate outstanding potential in proven student leaders. 

Scholarship ACT/SAT Score High School GPA Amount Per Year Duration
President's Leadership Class* 22 (1100-1120) 3.5 $11,947 4 Years

*This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen only.
The PLC Scholarship has a tuition waiver that will cover up to 18 hours of tuition each semester, a $1200 housing waiver (for on-campus housing only) per semester, and a cash stipend in the amount of $800 that will apply each semester. Non-Oklahoma PLC students' tuition waiver will cover their out-of-state tuition and they will still be responsible for covering their in-state tuition.
Official ACT Superscores provided by ACT will be accepted for scholarship consideration.

President's Leadership Class Application Deadline: February 1
Students must be admitted by the scholarship deadline. 

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Scholarship Questions?
 

Phone: 918-444-3471
 
Location:
We are located in the CASE building.
 
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Address:
Office of Scholarships
701 North Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464-2300
 
Senior Scholarship Coordinator:
Sam Parish
Scholarship Coordinator:
Molly Gourd
 

American Indian Scholarship Opportunities

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