Bring It Home Scholarship

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The Perseverance 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 one full-tuition scholarship to returning graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs.


How It Works

To be considered for a Perseverance scholarship, you must apply to NCU, submit an essay, and start your master’s or doctoral program by October 31, 2022. There’s no application fee for NCU. Recipients will be announced on or before December 9, 2022.


Essay Topic

Who, or what, is inspiring you to push through and complete your NCU degree?


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.

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 October 31, 2022.
  2. Submit your completed essay by October 31, 2022.
  3. Start your program by October 31, 2022.

Essay Submission Form

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