The process for applying for scholarships varies based on whether you are an entering freshman, a currently enrolled student, or a transfer student. Only complete applications will be considered.
Scholarships are financial awards given to students who intend to enroll in the University or are currently enrolled in the University.
NSU offers the following Institutional Scholarships for Entering Freshman, Currently Enrolled Students and Transfer Students:
Awards based primarily on academic performance and the achievement as measured by grades and/or specified test scores.
Awards based primarily on leadership potential or demonstrated leadership. Apply online for Foundation/Leadership Scholarships
Awards based primarily on service participation of the recipient and individual evaluation performed by the department. These awards are awarded through the Department of Creative and Performing Arts, Department of Military Science and Department of Language and Communications. Determinations of awards are done by respective departments.
Awards based primarily on individual evaluation performed by the Athletic Department in compliance with current NCAA regulations.
Entering freshman must submit the following during their senior year in high school:
*Louisiana Students graduating 2003 and after: NSU will request an electronic copy of your transcript from the State of Louisiana's Student Transcript System. There is no need for you to request a hard copy from your school district unless instructed by the NSU Office of Admissions.
Academic Progress for Scholarships
Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress as stated on your award letter each semester in order to receive awards the following semester. Recipients of academic and leadership scholarships must maintain the required GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student at NSU for the semester. Students who have scholarships cancelled due to failure to meet specified criteria for continuing to receive the award may appeal to the scholarship appeal committee for an exception, by completing a scholarship appeal form.
Scholarship appeal deadline dates: