International Student Scholarships

International Scholarship Applications

How to Apply for Scholarships

Full-time, degree-seeking international students may qualify for an International Student Scholarship. This is a scholarship offered by the Office of International Programs and, if granted, will be applied towards the student's tuition over two semesters. To qualify for this scholarship the student must fill out the application, have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and gain full admissions to a degree program (not ESL). Application for the scholarship does not guarantee the student will receive the award. The Office of International Programs will review applications and notify applicants who are selected. Please submit your application to international@nsuok.edu.

Download the International Scholarship Application (PDF)

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

Academic Excellence 3.0 $1,000-$2,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1

International Freshmen 2.75 $500-$1,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 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

Academic Achievement 3.0 $1,000-$2,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1

International RiverHawk 2.75 $500-$1,000 USD 1 year Fall - July 1
Spring - Nov. 1

Please visit our Office of International Programs webpage for more detailed information about programs, admission requirements, and much more!

General Scholarship Application for 2023-2024

Undergraduate international students are also welcome to fill out our general scholarship application each school year. The application for the 2023-2024 academic year is now open for new incoming freshman. It will be available to continuing, transfer, and graduate students around the third week of December. By completing this application you are applying for most of our privately funded scholarships from the NSU Foundation. 

Incoming Freshmen: The general scholarship application the 2023-2024 academic year is now open. If you plan to attend NSU as a new incoming freshman for the summer or fall 2023 semesters please fill out this application.
Deadline: March 1
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Incoming Transfer: The general scholarship application for new transfer students for the 2023-2024 academic year will open around the third week in December. If you plan to attend NSU as a new transfer student for the summer or fall 2023 semesters you will want to fill out this application.  
Deadline: May 1

Continuing Students: The general scholarship application for continuing students for the 2023-2024 academic year will open around the third week in December. If you are a current NSU student you will want to fill out this application.
Deadline:
March 1

Graduate Students: The general scholarship application for new graduate students for the 2023-2024 academic year will open around the third week in December. If you plan to attend NSU as a new graduate student for the summer or fall 2023 semesters you will want to fill out this application.
Deadline:
March 1
Graduate Students will also want to check out the Graduate Funding and Scholarship page for additional funding options

Non-Resident Scholarship Opportunity

International students that meet regular international admission requirements (not admitted alternatively or on probation) AND live on campus may be eligible for a scholarship waiving 50% of their non-resident tuition. Non-resident tuition is $229.50 pre credit hour in addition to in-state tuition which is $209.50 per credit hour. This program waives only a portion of the non-resident tuition. Students are still responsible for paying the remainder of the non-resident tuition and the in-state tuition which is $209.50 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.

Incoming Freshmen: Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA 

Transfer Students: Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA

Summer/Fall Deadline: August 1

Spring Deadline: January 1

When will you begin attending NSU? Select the correct option to apply.

Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Or Spring 2023

Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Or Spring 2024