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Legacy Scholarship

Removing the financial barrier to higher education

What do you want your legacy to be? This question is often in the hearts of grad students, motivating them to pursue something greater than themselves. For many, this starts with empowering themselves through education.

If you’re eager to make your mark on tomorrow, and want to use education to help you do it, our full tuition Legacy Scholarship may be able to help. This offer includes multiple full tuition awards, and all new master’s and doctoral students are invited to apply.


How it works

This offer includes six (6) full tuition scholarships. All new master’s and doctoral students that apply to NCU, start their degree program and submit an essay on or before September 30, 2019 are eligible. All winners will be notified by November 1, 2019.


Essay Topic

Your essay should discuss how your degree will help change the trajectory of your future or how it will help you build your legacy.


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 September 30, 2019. There is no application fee.
  2. Submit your completed essay by September 30, 2019.
  3. Start your program by September 30, 2019.

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 Legacy 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.