Graduate Scholarships

Graduate Student Scholarship Information

The General Scholarship Application is now open for the 2022-2023 academic year!

ALL graduate students will want to fill out our 2022-2023 General Scholarship Application in order to apply for graduate tuition waivers and our privately funded foundation scholarships. 

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Additional funding options can be found on the Graduate Funding and Scholarships page.

Out-of-State graduate students may want to complete our Out-of-State Student Scholarship Application. Look below for more information on what you might be eligible for.

 

Out-of-State Graduate Scholarships

QUAD STATE SCHOLARSHIP

Graduate students from Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, or Texas that meet regular graduate admission requirements (not admitted conditionally) may be eligible for the Quad-State scholarship that waives 80-100% of their non-resident tuition. Regularly admitted graduate students will receive a waiver for 80% of their non-resident tuition ($314.50 per hour). Graduate students that live on campus may receive 100% of their non-resident tuition waived. This program waives only the non-resident portion. Non-resident tuition is charged in addition to in-state tuition and students are still responsible for paying in-state portion. If you are a legacy student whose parent, grandparent, or sibling earned a degree (bachelors or masters degree) from NSU, you will not be required to live on campus in order to receive 100% of your non-resident tuition waived.

Interested students must complete an Out-of-State Scholarship Application by August 2 for the fall semester and by January 1 for the spring.

*Optometry and PA Program students are not eligible
*If the program you are currently enrolled in only charges $1 per credit hour for Non-Resident tuition, you are not eligible for Non-Resident tuition waivers.


TRIBAL HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship program has been designed to assist in funding American Indian students education at Northeastern State University. Those students eligible for the program will receive a non-resident tuition waiver scholarship for 100% of their non-resident tuition. Non-Resident tuition is $314.50 per hour, in addition to in-state tuition. Students are responsible for paying the in-state portion of their tuition. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Non-resident of the state of Oklahoma (not admitted as in-state)
  • Must meet regular admission requirements as an incoming freshmen, transfer, or graduate student. (students alternatively, on probation, or conditionally admitted are not eligible)
  • Must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 hours for undergraduate and 6 hours for graduate) at NSU
  • Must possess a tribal citizenship card from a federally recognized tribe. A copy of your tribal citizenship card will be required to complete your scholarship application if you choose to apply for funding from this program.
Interested students must complete an Out-of-State Scholarship Application by August 2 for the fall semester and by January 1 for the spring.
 
*Optometry and PA Program students are not eligible 
*If the program you are currently enrolled in only charges $1 per credit hour for Non-Resident tuition, you are not eligible for Non-Resident tuition waivers.
 

NON-RESIDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Non-residents are students who are NOT residents of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, or Texas. Non-Resident Graduate Students that live on campus and are regularly admitted to the graduate college may be eligible for a scholarship waiving 50% of their non-resident tuition. Non-resident tuition is $314.50 per hour, in addition to in-state tuition. This program waives only a percentage of the non-resident portionStudents are still responsible for paying in-state tuition and the remainder of the non-resident tuition. 

If you are a legacy student whose parent, grandparent, or sibling earned a degree (bachelors or masters degree) from NSU, you will not be required to live on campus in order to receive the scholarship.

Interested students must complete an Out-of-State Scholarship Application by August 2 for the fall semester and by January 1 for the spring.

*Optometry and PA Program students are not eligible
*If the program you are currently enrolled in only charges $1 per credit hour for Non-Resident tuition, you are not eligible for Non-Resident tuition waivers.

 

When will you begin attending NSU? Select the correct option below to fill out the Out-of-State Scholarship application.

FALL 2021 OR SPRING 2022

OR

SUMMER 2022, FALL 2022, OR SPRING 2023

American Indian Scholarship Opportunities