Adult Undergraduate Scholarships

Are you an Adult Undergraduate student and looking to save money? There are several scholarships available for continuing Adult Undergraduate students. The application process opens in March each year for scholarships awarded the following academic year.
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Northwestern scholarships for continuing students

Your perseverance can pay off. There are several scholarships available for continuing Adult Undergraduate students. The application process opens in March each year for scholarships awarded the following academic year. Look for application details posted in the Daily Journal announcements on theROCK.

  • Focus Scholarship: open to students who have completed at least one semester at Northwestern and maintained a minimum GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  • SPHERE Scholarship: open to students who meet certain criteria and have demonstrated financial need.
  • University of Northwestern General Endowed Scholarship: open to dedicated students with demonstrated financial need.
  • Tzedakah Scholarship: open to Minnesota residents who have completed one year of education at Northwestern and are enrolled in the Traditional Undergraduate or Adult Undergraduate programs.

All Northwestern scholarships require evidence that students represent and demonstrate the high ideals of the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern.

Private scholarships

While outside scholarship searching takes time, it has the potential to earn you thousands in just a few hours. Jump-start your private scholarship search here.

International students

Most international students are not eligible to receive state or federal assistance. International students may qualify for up to 20 hours of work on campus per week.

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