Hopes and Dreams Scholarship

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Hopes and Dreams 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 six full-tuition scholarships to new and eligible graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs.


How It Works

To be considered for the Hopes and Dreams Scholarship, you must apply to NCU, submit an essay, and start your master’s or doctoral program by January 30, 2023. There’s no application fee for NCU. Recipients will be announced on or before March 3, 2023.


Essay Topic

What are the hopes and dreams you wish to accomplish with a degree from NCU?


Essay Guidelines

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

Essays must be original work. Quotations or attributions must be cited.

View complete eligibility requirements and terms and conditions here.

Have additional questions about the scholarship? Contact us to get the answers you need.

Steps to Follow
  1. Apply to an eligible master’s or doctoral program by January 30, 2023.
  2. Submit your completed essay by January 30, 2023.
  3. Start your program by January 30, 2023.

Essay Submission Form

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