Climb Higher Scholarship

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Climb Higher 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 five full-tuition scholarships to new and eligible graduate students.


How it works

To be considered for a Climb HIgher Scholarship, you must apply to NCU, submit an essay, and start your master’s or doctoral program by May 31, 2021. There is no application fee for NCU. Recipients will be announced on or before July 9, 2021.


Essay Topic

Please write an essay telling us: after you earn your degree, what is the next goal you’d like to achieve? This scholarship could make all the difference in your 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.

Have additional questions about the Scholarship? Contact us to help clarify some of them.

Steps to Follow
  1. Apply for any master’s or doctoral program by May 31, 2021. There is no application fee.
  2. Submit your completed essay by May 31, 2021.
  3. Start your program by May 31, 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.
By submitting the Scholarship, you hereby authorize Northcentral University and those acting pursuant to its authority to: Use any quotes attributable to me in printed or electronic material. Use my name, likeness, and biographical material in connection with these quotes. Exhibit or distribute such material in whole or in part without restrictions or limitation for any educational or promotional purpose which Northcentral University and those acting pursuant to its authority deem appropriate.