President Scholarship

Earn your degree, tuition free!

This year marks the beginning of a new chapter in NCU history as we move forward as a nonprofit university within the esteemed National University System. We even have a new president, Dr. David Harpool, who has more than 35 years of experience in the world of higher education.

To celebrate the growth and change happening at NCU, we are proud to offer the President’s Scholarship. This is an exciting full tuition opportunity to go to school on scholarship, removing the financial obstacle of earning a graduate degree.

Recipients of this full tuition scholarship can earn the degree they need, no tuition required.


How it works

To be considered for a full tuition scholarship you must apply to NCU, start your master’s or doctoral degree program and submit an essay on or before February 25, 2019. There’s no application fee to apply at NCU and no fee to submit an essay. All winners will be notified by March 29.


Essay Topic

Your essay should tell us how the degree you receive at NCU will help you reach your goals and shape your future.


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 President's Scholarship? Contact us to help clarify some of them.

Steps to Follow
  1. Apply for any master’s or doctoral program by February 25, 2019. There is no application fee.
  2. Submit your completed essay by February 25, 2019.
  3. Start your program by February 25, 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 President's 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.