Scholarships for international students to study at Northern Arizona University
If you are an international student who would like to study
at Northern Arizona University, there are many scholarships that you can win to
help pay for your education here.
New International Student Scholarship
If you are a new F-1 student and want to earn a degree at
the Flagstaff campus, you may be eligible for an award of $4,000. You can apply
this award to your tuition costs. You will be notified of this award when you
are admitted to Northern Arizona University. Award letters will be sent with your
Continuing International Student Tuition Scholarship
The Continuing International Student Tuition Scholarship is
a merit-based tuition waiver for F-1 undergraduate, degree-seeking
international students. If you win this scholarship, you will receive a partial
waiver of your out-of-state tuition.
The award does not pay for class and university fees. The
award is between $1,500 and $3,000 per semester, depending on grade point
average (GPA), available funds, and other factors. The award is for fall and
spring semesters (not summer or winter sessions) and you cannot defer it. More information
In order to be eligible for the scholarship, you must meet
all of the following requirements:
- F-1 visa holder
- have completed at least one semester of
university-level coursework at Northern Arizona University by the end of the
semester when you apply
- have met Northern Arizona University’s English
- be in good academic standing and making good
progress towards your first bachelor’s degree
- have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA at the end of
the semester of application
- should show evidence of involvement in campus activities/organizations
The following types of students are not eligible to apply:
- recipients of the New International Student
- 2+2 students and other students receiving
- Arizona-Sonora Scholarship recipients
- Program in Intensive English students, including
- students receiving a full out-of-state tuition
- sponsored students receiving support from
governments or other organizations
All applications must be submitted online by 5 p.m. on Friday,
May 17, 2013. Download the application and submit by mail, electronically to email@example.com, or in person to the Center for International Education (Blome Hall, building 2).
The CIE scholarship committee will review the scholarship
applications based on academic records and will announce their decisions by
e-mail by the end of June.
Terms of the award
If you accept this scholarship, you will be required to participate in classroom presentations for elementary school students in Flagstaff, and also participate in additional culture-sharing activities such as NAU’s International Week. More information is available on the application.
apply, download the application and send it to us by the deadline. For more information,
please contact your international student adviser.
Indonesian Student Scholarship
New F-1 Indonesian students seeking admission as a degree-seeking
student at the Flagstaff campus can apply for a scholarship that gives them a
20 percent discount on full-time tuition. The estimated amount for 2012-2013 is
$4,300 per academic year. This can apply to tuition costs for up to four years during
a bachelor’s degree.
You will be notified when you are admitted to the university
if you receive this award. Award letters will be sent with your admissions
packet and cannot be combined with other F-1 undergraduate student
International Baccalaureate Scholarship
If you are a student receiving an International
Baccalaureate diploma and are admitted to Northern Arizona University as an
undergraduate, first-degree seeking student, you are eligible to receive $5,000
per year for tuition.
You may not combine this award with other tuition awards. It
is renewable for up to eight semesters if you maintain a 2.5 GPA and complete
30 credit hours per year. Learn more about the award.
Khursheed Fatima Scholarship
This fund is established by Samia Ashraf in memory of her
mother, Khursheed Fatima.
scholarship, up to $11,000 for two semesters at Northern Arizona University, is
awarded to one student to cover tuition and fees, then books and supplies.More information
To be eligible for this award, you must meet these
- be an enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate
- have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
- demonstrate financial need
- demonstrate academic promise
- preference shall be given to a female student
from South Asia (Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, or
For more details, as well as an application, please contact
your international student adviser.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Open to Phi Theta Kappa students who are currently attending
a two-year college and who will be attending Northern Arizona University the
following semester as an undergraduate, first-degree-seeking student.
You may not combine this award with other tuition awards. To
be considered, complete the application and provide a photocopy of your
membership card. To learn more about the award and to review the application,
please click here.
Additional Scholarship Resources
These websites are not affiliated with NAU and are provided as an additional resource to funding that may be available to international students.