Plan to Persist Scholarship

Plan to Persist Scholarship
Plan to Persist Scholarship

At Northcentral University, we’re committed to helping graduate students like you reach their goals – regardless of any obstacles. This is why we’ve created the Plan to Persist Scholarship: a full-tuition award.


How It Works

We will be selecting one (1) scholarship recipient by July 9, 2021. Only returning NCU students are eligible. To be considered for the Plan to Persist Scholarship, you must re-apply to NCU, start your master’s or doctoral degree program, and submit an essay, all by May 31, 2021.


Essay Topic

In going back to school, what is your plan to stick with it and finish your degree?


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 May 31, 2021. There is no application fee.
  2. Submit your completed essay by May 31, 2021.
  3. Start your program by May 31, 2021.

2021 Scholarship Opportunities

Dr. David Harpool talks 2021 scholarship opportunities.


Essay Submission Form

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