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.

Graduate Scholarships

Graduate Student Scholarship Information

FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The General Scholarship Application is closed for the 2022-2023 academic year! The 2023-2024 application will open back up in December. 

ALL graduate students will want to fill out the General Scholarship Application when it opens back up in December. This one application is used to apply for a variety of our privately funded foundation scholarships. 

Foundation Scholarship Deadline: March 1st

GRADUATE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

The Spring 2023 Graduate Student Scholarship Application through the graduate college is now open!

Graduate Scholarship Deadline: January 1st

If you are a first-time graduate student, beginning your first semester, apply here:

New Graduate Student Scholarship Application


If you are continuing to your second or subsequent semester of graduate coursework, and you have not been previously awarded a Graduate Student Scholarship in this academic year, apply here:

Continuing Graduate Student Scholarship Application


Graduate Scholarship Deadlines: 
Summer - June 1
Fall - August 1
Spring - January 1

Additional graduate 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

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 $327.50 per hour, in addition to in-state tuition. Students are responsible for paying the in-state portion of their tuition which is $266.75 per credit hour. 

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 due to differential tuition costs.
*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.

Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Or Spring 2023

Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Or Spring 2024

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 ($327.50 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 which is $266.75 per credit hour. 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 due to differential tuition costs.
*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.

Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Or Spring 2023

Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Or Spring 2024

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 $327.50 per hour, in addition to in-state tuition. This program waives only a percentage of the non-resident portionStudents are still responsible for paying the remainder of the non-resident tuition and the in-state tuition which is $266.75 per credit hour. 

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 summer or fall semesters and by January 1 for the spring.

*Optometry and PA Program students are not eligible due to differential tuition costs.
*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.

Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Or Spring 2023

Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Or Spring 2024

American Indian Scholarship Opportunities