Other resources for financing your education
Earn extra income through student employment
Need some extra cash while attending grad school? See information at Financial Aid on student employment and federal work study, and browse
through current NAU student employment job listings via Jobs for Jacks. Log in using your NAU ID (ex: jd123)
Note: Graduate assistants (GAs) who also wish to work as student employees must
get approval from the Graduate College.
Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid’s loan resources page to discover alternative ways to
fund your higher education.
To accept and receive a student loan, you must complete both entrance loan counseling
and a master promissory note. Both of these can be completed at studentloans.gov. If
you have any questions about these loans, contact the Office of Student
Financial Aid at nau.edu/finaid/ or call 1-855-628-6333.
NOTE: A new federal regulation
regarding subsidized loans for graduate students takes effect July 1,
2012. Graduate students will not be eligible to receive Federal Direct
subsidized loans for periods of enrollment beginning on or after July 1,
2012. Therefore, graduate students will not eligible for any Stafford
subsidized loan for the Summer 2012 second session (which begins July 9) or for the 2012-13 academic year.
options for graduate students still exist, including Stafford
unsubsidized loans, Perkins loans, Graduate PLUS loans, and private/alternative loans.
For more information regarding this new regulation, please visit
studentloans.gov or finaid.org.
Veterans educational benefits
Veteran services include:
- assistance in applying for all veterans’
- educational counseling
- tutorial assistance
- various referral services
If you are eligible—or wish to find out if you're eligible—see
veterans' financial aid or contact NAU Veterans Affairs.
Raising a family while in graduate school is tough. Let
NAU’s child care voucher program assist you with affordable, quality
child care. The program works on a sliding scale, paying 20-50 percent of your
child care expenses while you pay the remainder.
Research Division student travel awards program
Is there a conference in your field that you’re itching
to attend? NAU’s research department provides funding for students to represent the
university at regional, national, or international conferences.
Graduate Student Government travel awards program
The GSG’s travel award
program also offers assistance
to students for conferences expenses.
If you need funding for graduate research endeavors,
be sure to explore Division of Research resources.
Contact NAU Financial Aid at one of our four Arizona locations.