New Beginnings Scholarship

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New Beginnings Scholarship

Northcentral University wants to help remove barriers to higher education, including the financial commitment required for graduate school. This is why we’re rewarding six new students with the New Beginnings Scholarship — a full-tuition scholarship!


How It Works

To be considered for a New Beginnings Scholarship, you must apply to NCU, submit an essay, and start your master’s or doctoral program by January 25, 2021. There is no application fee for NCU. Recipients will be announced by March 5, 2021.


Essay Topic

Your essay should answer this question: How will a degree from NCU help you give your community a fresh start?


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 January 25, 2021. There is no application fee.
  2. Submit your completed essay by January 25, 2021.
  3. Start your program by January 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.