International Student Scholarships

Scholarships available for international students at Northern Arizona University:

New International Student Presidential Scholarship

Continuing International Student Presidential Scholarship

Vice Provost for International Education Service Award

Indonesian Student Scholarship

International Baccalaureate Scholarship

Khursheed Fatima Scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Additional resources

 

New International Student Presidential Scholarship

The New International Student Presidential Scholarship is a merit-based tuition waiver for new F-1 undergraduate, degree-seeking international students admitted directly into a university bachelor’s degree program. 

Eligibility

All new F-1 undergraduate, degree-seeking international students applying to the Flagstaff campus will be considered.  There are a limited number of these scholarships and priority will be given to applicants that apply by the recommended deadlines of March 1 for fall semester and October 1 for spring semester.  In addition, students with at least 3.0 GPA or equivalent will be given priority consideration for this award.  Students entering under an agreement are excluded from consideration.

The award cannot be deferred and the acceptance of the award must be signed, scanned and returned to studynau@nau.edu no later than May 1 for students accepted for fall semester and November 1 for students accepted for spring semester.

Value

The award is for $10,000 for the first academic year only; $5,000 for the first fall and $5,000 for the first spring semester of enrollment and is applicable to tuition only. 

How to Apply

Priority consideration is given to applicants that apply by March 1 for fall semester and October 1 for spring semester.  All applicants are automatically considered. 

Notification

Recipients will be notified of this award in their official Northern Arizona University acceptance packet.  

Community Service Requirements for Recipients  

Students receiving this award are required to attend a meeting with the scholarship program officer early each semester to plan their community service activities and projects, and then to carry through with their commitment to community service with various activities on and off-campus each academic term. Past community service activities included school visits and presentations to elementary students on your country, student calling campaigns and international events on campus like the International Student Festival. Student participation in community service projects through CIE is mandatory for all scholarship recipients. Please note that student participation with community service projects will be evaluated as part of the consideration process for future scholarship applications. Additional information about the required community service will be provided by the scholarship program officer.

Continuing International Student Presidential Scholarship

The Continuing International Student Presidential Scholarship is a merit-based tuition waiver for enrolled F-1 undergraduate, degree-seeking international students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at the Flagstaff campus.

Eligibility

All continuing F-1 undergraduate, degree-seeking international students enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at the Flagstaff campus and complete the application will be considered.  There are a limited number of these scholarships and consideration will be given to applicants that apply by the May 1 deadline.  In addition, students with at least 3.0 GPA or equivalent will be considered for this award.  Students attending under an agreement are excluded from consideration.

The award cannot be deferred and the acceptance of the award must be signed, scanned and returned to isss@nau.edu no later than June 15.

Value

The award is for $10,000 for one academic year only; $5,000 for fall and $5,000 for spring semester of enrollment and is applicable to tuition only. 

How to Apply

The application for the coming academic year will be available on the CIE webpage by mid-March. Complete applications are due no later than May 1, and should be submitted by email to isss@nau.edu or in person to the front desk at the CIE (Blome Hall, Building 2).

Notification

Recipients will be notified of this award by June 1 via their NAU student email.

Community Service Requirements for Recipients

Students receiving this award are required to attend a meeting with the scholarship program officer early each semester to plan their community service activities and projects, and then to carry through with their commitment to community service with various activities on and off-campus each academic term. Past community service activities included school visits and presentations to elementary students on your country, student calling campaigns and international events on campus like the International Student Festival. Student participation in community service projects through CIE is mandatory for all scholarship recipients. Please note that student participation with community service projects will be evaluated as part of the consideration process for future scholarship applications. Additional information about the required community service will be provided by the scholarship program officer.

Vice Provost for International Education Service Award

The Vice Provost for International Education Service Award is for enrolled F-1 undergraduate, degree-seeking international students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at the Flagstaff campus.  It acknowledges currently enrolled international students with extra-curricular activities and their contributions to the NAU and Flagstaff community.

Eligibility

All continuing F-1 undergraduate, degree-seeking international students enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at the Flagstaff campus and complete the application will be considered.  There are a limited number of these scholarships and consideration will be given to applicants that apply by the May 1 deadline. 

Students with at least 2.5 GPA or equivalent will be considered for this award. In addition, students must demonstrate a significant contribution via community service and/or extra-curricular activities. Students attending under an agreement are excluded from consideration.

The award cannot be deferred and the acceptance of this award must be signed, scanned and returned to isss@nau.edu no later than June 15

Value

The award is for up to $6,000 for one academic year only; up to $3,000 for one fall semester and $3,000 for one spring semester of enrollment and is applicable to tuition only. 

How to Apply

The application for the coming academic year will be available on the CIE webpage by mid-March. Complete applications are due no later than May 1, and should be submitted by email to isss@nau.edu or in person to the front desk at the CIE (Blome Hall, Building 2).

Notification

Recipients of this award will be notified by June 1 via their NAU student email.

Community Service Requirements for Recipients

Students receiving this award are required to attend a meeting with the scholarship program officer early each semester to plan their community service activities and projects, and then to carry through with their commitment to community service with various activities on and off-campus each academic term. Past community service activities included school visits and presentations to elementary students on your country, student calling campaigns and international events on campus like the International Student Festival. Student participation in community service projects through CIE is mandatory for all scholarship recipients. Please note that student participation with community service projects will be evaluated as part of the consideration process for future scholarship applications. Additional information about the required community service will be provided by the scholarship program officer.  

Indonesian Student Scholarship

New F-1 Indonesian students seeking admission as a degree-seeking student at the Flagstaff campus are eligible for a scholarship. This tuition award can apply to tuition costs for up to four years during a bachelor’s degree.

You will be notified when you are admitted to the university if you receive this award. The Indonesian Student Scholarship cannot be combined with other F-1 undergraduate student scholarships.

 

International Baccalaureate Scholarship

If you are a student receiving an International Baccalaureate diploma and are admitted to Northern Arizona University as an undergraduate, first-degree seeking student, you are eligible to receive $5,000 per year for tuition. 

You may not combine this award with other tuition awards. It is renewable for up to eight semesters if you maintain a 2.5 GPA and complete 30 credit hours per year. Learn more about the award.

 

Khursheed Fatima Scholarship

This fund is established by Samia Ashraf in memory of her mother, Khursheed Fatima.

The scholarship, up to $11,000 for two semesters at Northern Arizona University, is awarded to one student to cover tuition and fees, then books and supplies.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this award, you must meet these requirements:

  • be an enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate
  • have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
  • demonstrate financial need
  • demonstrate academic promise
  • preference shall be given to a female student from South Asia (Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, or Afghanistan)

For more details, as well as an application, please contact your international student adviser.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa students who are currently attending a two-year college and who will be attending Northern Arizona University the following semester as an undergraduate, first-degree-seeking student.

You may not combine this award with other tuition awards. To be considered, complete the application and provide a photocopy of your membership card. To learn more about the award and to review the application, please click here.

Additional Scholarship Resources

These websites are not affiliated with NAU and are provided as an additional resource to funding that may be available to international students.