Scholarships for International Students

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At North Central, we offer quality academic and co-curricular programs, small classes, excellent support services and a variety of competitive merit-based scholarships to help make exceeding your personal best possible. Your achievements and special talents in other academic and activity areas, like education and the fine arts, could result in additional scholarship opportunities as well. Detailed information about North Central's 2024-2025 cost estimates can be found by clicking here.

International First-Year Applicants - Fall 2024

*Awarded at the time of admission. No additional application needed!
*Renewable to students who remain in good academic standing.

International First-Year Scholarship G.P.A Awarded Amount
International Presidential 3.6-4.0 $34,000
International Dean 3.1-3.5 $32,000
International Honor <3.0 $31,000

 

International Transfer Applicants - Fall 2024

*Awarded at the time of admission. No additional application needed!
*Renewable to students who remain in good academic standing.

International Transfer Scholarship G.P.A Awarded Amount
International Excellence 3.6-4.0 $31,000
International Success 3.1-3.5 $30,000
International Merit <3.0 $28,000


Additional International Student Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

  • $3,000 per academic year.
  • Must be a Transfer student and a member of PTK, an international honor society at community colleges, and the community college must be the most recently attended college.
  • Limited to six semesters (three academic years).

Talent Scholarships

As an incoming student, you may audition for talent scholarships in the areas of music, theatre, art, and forensics. They are renewable depending on department funding and your continued participation. For further information, contact your admission counselor.

Alumni Scholarship

Incoming students may be recommended by an alum of North Central College to receive a $1,000 one-time scholarship through the Alumni Referral Award. Each alum is only entitled to one recommendation per academic year and students are limited to one alumni scholarship applied to their first academic year.  Deadline to refer a prospective student is March 15th. If you know an alum, have them recommend you for this scholarship. Click here to refer a student.

Institutional and Outside Scholarships

North Central offers a number of endowed scholarships for first-year, transfer or continuing students funded by generous graduates and community members.  These scholarships often require study in a particular field or participation in campus or community activities.  They require an additional application form and have early deadlines.