Brighter Future Scholarship

Brighter Future Scholarship
Brighter Future Scholarship

Northcentral University wants to help remove barriers to higher education, including the financial commitment required for graduate school. This is why we’re offering three full-tuition and two $20,000 scholarships to new and eligible graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs.


How it works

To be considered for a Brighter Future Scholarship, you must apply to NCU, submit an essay, and start your master’s or doctoral program by July 26, 2021. There is no ap- plication fee for NCU. Recipients will be announced on or before September 3, 2021.


Essay Topic

Please write an essay telling us: How will you use your degree to build a brighter future?


Essay Guidelines

Use the form below to submit either a 500-700 word essay (maximum two pages, double-spaced), or a 2-4 minute audio or video file (minimum 2 minutes, maximum 4 minutes) in one of the following formats: .MOV, .MPEG4, .MP4, .MP3, .WAV, .AVI, .MV4, or .WMV not to exceed 25MB.

View, complete eligibility requirements, terms and conditions here.

Steps to Follow
  1. Apply for any master’s or doctoral program by July 26, 2021. There is no application fee.
  2. Submit your completed essay by July 26, 2021.
  3. Start your program by July 26, 2021.

2021 Scholarship Opportunities

Dr. David Harpool talks 2021 scholarship opportunities.


Essay Submission Form

Files must be less than 25 MB.
Allowed file types: doc docx avi mov mp3 wav mpeg4 mp4 wmv.