Forge Your Future

Forge Your Future Scholarship
Forge Your 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 50% scholarships to new and eligible graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs.


How it works

To be considered for an Forge Your Future Scholarship, you must apply to NCU, submit an essay, and start your master’s or doctoral program by October 25, 2021. There is no application fee for NCU. Recipients will be announced on or before December 3, 2021.


Essay Topic

Please write an essay telling us: How will your NCU education help you forge a path for 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.

Steps to Follow
  1. Apply for any master’s or doctoral program by October 25, 2021. There is no application fee.
  2. Submit your completed essay by October 25, 2021.
  3. Start your program by October 25, 2021.

Student Testimonial

Nicole Hutchinson was one of eight recipients of the Northcentral University Values Scholarship. Listen to her story!


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 essay, 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.