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NPU Tuition Scholarships

The NPU tuition scholarships program was established to honor meritorious and multifaceted students.Tuition scholarships are offered to qualified applicants, current students and alumni. The NPU Scholarship Committee is responsible for evaluating, selecting, and awarding scholarships.

For New Applicants

Northwestern Polytechnic University grants a full tuition scholarship to approved qualified applicants in the bachelors programs.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident.
  • Applicants must be applying for bachelor’s degree in computer science (BSCS) or business administration and information sciences (BBAIS).
  • Standard admission requirements; PLUS
    1. Minimum cumulative grade point average (high school or any college level) of 3.30 on a 4.00 scale.
    2. Personal Statement.
    3. At least one letter of recommendation by a teacher or professor.
  • The scholarship is limited to 30 students each trimester. Minimum eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship. The university reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.

Terms:

  • 100% tuition scholarship.
  • The distribution of the full tuition scholarship is based on the completion of the program entered and degree earned.
  • Half of the tuition scholarship will be issued each trimester, which requires a student out-of-pocket expense of 50% of the tuition each trimester. The remaining tuition scholarship will be issued upon the student’s program completion and degree earned at NPU, which will be in a form of a reimbursement of the student’s out-of-pocket tuition payment.
  • The student is required to pay fees (approximately $400 per semester).
  • The student is required to pay for health insurance (approximately $300) unless waived.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The tuition scholarship payments shall not exceed the program’s minimum total credits required for completion.
  • The student is required to enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per trimester (unless eligible for a trimester break) and maintain a minimum trimester GPA of 3.30. In addition, a minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses.
  • The program must be completed within 12 semesters, excluding breaks.
  • The student must maintain good standing with the university by upholding the university’s academic standards and integrity.
  • If the student is unable to meet any of the terms, the tuition scholarship will be rescinded and no further tuition payments will be made by NPU including the reimbursement of any out-of-pocket tuition payments upon completion of the student’s program.
  • The university reserves the right to rescind a scholarship if it deems the decision to be in the best interest of the university.

Northwestern Polytechnic University grants a full tuition scholarship to approved qualified applicants in the masters programs.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident.
  • Applicants must be applying for master’s degree in computer science (MSCS) or business administration (MBA)
  • Standard admission requirements; PLUS
    1. Minimum cumulative grade point average (undergraduate level) of 3.30 on a 4.00 scale.
    2. Personal Statement.
    3. At least one letter of recommendation by a professor.
  • The scholarship is limited to 30 students each trimester. Minimum eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship. The university reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.

Terms

  • 100% tuition scholarship.
  • The distribution of the full tuition scholarship is based on the completion of the program entered and degree earned.
  • Half of the tuition scholarship will be issued each trimester, which requires a student out-of-pocket expense of 50% of the tuition each trimester. The remaining tuition scholarship will be issued upon the student’s program completion and degree earned at NPU, which will be in a form of a reimbursement of the student’s out-of-pocket tuition payment.
  • The student is required to pay fees (approximately $400 per semester).
  • The student is required to pay for health insurance (approximately $300) unless waived.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The tuition scholarship payments shall not exceed the program’s minimum total credits required for completion.
  • The student is required to enroll in a minimum of 9 credits per trimester (unless eligible for a trimester break) and maintain a minimum trimester GPA of 3.30. In addition, a minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses.
  • The program must be completed within 4 trimesters, excluding breaks. Students requiring prerequisites may be eligible for up to an additional 2 trimesters depending on the circumstances.
  • The student must maintain good standing with the university by upholding the university’s academic standards and integrity.
  • If the student is unable to meet any of the terms, the tuition scholarship will be rescinded and no further tuition payments will be made by NPU including the reimbursement of any out-of-pocket tuition payments upon completion of the student’s program.
  • The university reserves the right to rescind a scholarship if it deems the decision to be in the best interest of the university.

Northwestern Polytechnic University grants a 50% tuition scholarship to approved qualified applicants in the bachelors programs.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident.
  • Applicants must be applying for bachelor’s degree in computer science (BSCS) or business administration and information sciences (BBAIS).
  • Standard admission requirements; PLUS
    1. Minimum cumulative grade point average (high school or any college level) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
    2. Personal Statement.
    3. At least one letter of recommendation by a teacher or professor.
  • The scholarship is limited to 100 students each trimester. Minimum eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship. The university reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.

Terms:

  • 50% tuition scholarship.
  • 25% tuition scholarship will be issued each trimester, which requires a student out-of-pocket expense of 75% of the tuition each trimester. The remaining tuition scholarship will be issued upon the student’s program completion and degree earned at NPU, which will be in a form of a reimbursement of the student’s out-of-pocket tuition payment.
  • The student is required to pay fees (approximately $400 per semester).
  • The student is required to pay for health insurance (approximately $300) unless waived.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The tuition scholarship payments shall not exceed the program’s minimum total credits required for completion.
  • The student is required to enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per trimester (unless eligible for a trimester break) and maintain a minimum trimester GPA of 3.00. In addition, a minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses.
  • The program must be completed within 12 semesters, excluding breaks.
  • The student must maintain good standing with the university by upholding the university’s academic standards and integrity.
  • If the student is unable to meet any of the terms, the tuition scholarship will be rescinded and no further tuition payments will be made including the refund of any out-of-pocket tuition payments upon completion of the student’s program.
  • The university reserves the right to rescind a scholarship if it deems the decision to be in the best interest of the university.

Northwestern Polytechnic University grants a 50% tuition scholarship to approved qualified applicants in the masters programs.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident.
  • Applicants must be applying for master’s degree in computer science (MSCS) or business administration (MBA).
  • Standard admission requirements; PLUS
    1. Minimum cumulative grade point average (undergraduate level) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
    2. Personal Statement.
    3. At least one letter of recommendation by a teacher or professor.
  • The scholarship is limited to 100 students each trimester. Minimum eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship. The university reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.

Terms:

  • 50% tuition scholarship.
  • 25% tuition scholarship will be issued each trimester, which requires a student out-of-pocket expense of 75% of the tuition each trimester. The remaining tuition scholarship will be issued upon the student’s program completion and degree earned at NPU, which will be in a form of a reimbursement of the student’s out-of-pocket tuition payment.
  • The student is required to pay fees (approximately $400 per semester).
  • The student is required to pay for health insurance (approximately $300) unless waived.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The tuition scholarship payments shall not exceed the program’s minimum total credits required for completion.
  • The student is required to enroll in a minimum of 9 credits per trimester (unless eligible for a trimester break) and maintain a minimum trimester GPA of 3.00. In addition, a minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses.
  • The program must be completed within 4 trimesters, excluding breaks. Students requiring prerequisites may be eligible for up to an additional 2 trimesters depending on the circumstances.
  • The student must maintain good standing with the university by upholding the university’s academic standards and integrity
  • If the student is unable to meet any of the terms, the tuition scholarship will be rescinded and no further tuition payments will be made including the reimbursement of any out-of-pocket tuition payments upon completion of the student’s program.
  • The university reserves the right to rescind a scholarship if it deems the decision to be in the best interest of the university.

NPU scholarships for new applicants are merit-based financial awards offered to qualified applicants interested in pursuing degree programs at NPU.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • The cumulative GPA from the official transcript, required for admission to the intended degree program, is at a minimum of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • The applicant's resume or Statement of Purpose clearly describes the applicant's academic goal, previous experience in community services or extracurricular activities, and if applicable, work experience.
  • If the applicant's native language is not English, he/she is required to have the test administering organization mail his/her TOEFL/IELTS score directly to NPU. The required minimum scores for scholarship awards are: TOEFL - 90 (IBT), or 233 (CBT), or 577 (PBT); IELTS - 7.0 bands; PTE Academic – 61.

Terms:

  • If the applicant is granted the scholarship, he/she will be awarded with a tuition scholarship of $500 per trimester, a cumulative tuition scholarship of $1,500.
  • The student must enroll full-time consecutively for the first three trimesters.
  • A master’s degree student must maintain a CGPA of 3.30 or above; an undergraduate degree student must maintain a CGPA of 3.00 or above in his/her study at NPU.
  • The student must be in good standing with the University.
  • The scholarship is applied towards tuition payment. No payments will be made directly to the student for any reason.
  • Any refunds of tuition amount will not include scholarship awards.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship awards will be forfeited back to NPU.
  • Interested applicants must apply for the scholarship and submit the required documents along with his/her application materials by the deadline for the admission term. The scholarship application deadline for each term is in general three months before the term begins.

For Current Students

Tuition scholarships are awarded to current students in the fall trimester. Ten $1,000 scholarships are awarded to qualified students who are pursuing degrees at NPU. Application for the scholarship must be received by the Scholarship Committee by the deadline - June 30th. The following are the qualifications:

  • The student must have completed at least two trimesters of coursework towards his/her degree goal at NPU,
  • The student has maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.80 at NPU,
  • The student must be recommended by at least one faculty member for the scholarship award,
  • The student must be in good standing with the University,
  • The student must be a contributing member of the NPU Student Association or student extracurricular activities,
  • The student must be an active member in at least one professional society, and
  • The student is required to submit a Statement of Purpose and give a presentation in an open forum to clearly state the student’s academic goal, services provided to the community or fellow schoolmates, personal qualities and skills obtained, and other points that the student chooses to make. The Scholarship Committee is responsible for arranging the presentation schedule,
  • The scholarship is applied towards tuition payment. No payments will be made directly to the student for any reason. Any refunds of tuition amount will not include scholarship awards. Any unused tuition scholarship awards will be forfeited back to NPU.

For Alumni

Northwestern Polytechnic University grants a full tuition scholarship to approved qualified applicants in the masters programs to NPU alumni.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • Applicants must be NPU alumni.
  • Applicants must be enrolling to pursue a master’s degree in computer science, or electrical engineering, or business administration.
  • Standard admission requirements; PLUS
    1. A cumulative grade point average of 4.00 at NPU’s bachelor’s or master’s degree level.
    2. English proficiency test score required from international students. Minimum IELTS score of 6.5/TOEFL score of 90.
    3. A Personal Statement.
    4. At least one letter of recommendation by NPU faculty.
    5. An Interview with the scholarship committee.
  • The scholarship is limited to 30 students each trimester. Minimum eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship. The university reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.

Terms:

  • 100% tuition scholarship
  • The distribution of the full tuition scholarship is based on the completion of the program entered and degree earned.
  • Half of the tuition scholarship will be issued each trimester, which requires a student out-of-pocket expense of 50% of the tuition each trimester. The remaining tuition scholarship will be issued upon the student’s program completion and degree earned at NPU, which will be in a form of a reimbursement of the student’s out-of-pocket tuition payment.
  • The student is required to pay fees (approximately $400 per trimester).
  • The student is required to pay for health insurance (approximately $300) unless waived.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The tuition scholarship payments shall not exceed the program’s minimum total credits required for completion.
  • The student is required to enroll in a minimum of 9 credits per trimester (unless eligible for a trimester break) and maintain a minimum trimester GPA of 3.70. In addition, a minimum grade of “B” is required in all courses.
  • The program must be completed within 4 trimesters, excluding breaks. Students requiring prerequisites may be eligible for up to an additional 2 trimesters depending on the circumstances.
  • The student must maintain good standing with the university by upholding the university’s academic standards and integrity.
  • If the student is unable to meet any of the terms, the tuition scholarship will be rescinded and no further tuition payments will be made by NPU including the reimbursement of any out-of-pocket tuition payments upon completion of the student’s program.
  • The university reserves the right to rescind a scholarship if it deems the decision to be in the best interest of the university.

Northwestern Polytechnic University grants a 50% tuition scholarship to approved qualified applicants in the masters programs to NPU alumni.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • Applicants must be NPU alumni.
  • Applicants must be enrolling to pursue a master’s degree in computer science, or electrical engineering, or business administration.
  • Standard admission requirements; PLUS
    1. A cumulative grade point average of 3.80 on a 4.0 scale at NPU’s bachelor’s or master’s degree level.
    2. English proficiency test score required from international students. Minimum IELTS score of 6.0/TOEFL score of 75.
    3. A Personal Statement.
    4. At least one letter of recommendation by NPU faculty.
    5. An Interview with the scholarship committee.
  • The scholarship is limited to 100 students each trimester. Minimum eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship. The university reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.

Terms:

  • 50% tuition scholarship.
  • 25% tuition scholarship will be issued each trimester, which requires a student out-of-pocket expense of 75% of the tuition each trimester. The remaining tuition scholarship will be issued upon the student’s program completion and degree earned at NPU, which will be in a form of a reimbursement of the student’s out-of-pocket tuition payment.
  • The student is required to pay fees (approximately $400 per trimester).
  • The student is required to pay for health insurance (approximately $300) unless waived.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The tuition scholarship payments shall not exceed the program’s minimum total credits required for completion.
  • The student is required to enroll in a minimum of 9 credits per trimester (unless eligible for a trimester break) and maintain a minimum trimester GPA of 3.70. In addition, a minimum grade of “B” is required in all courses.
  • The program must be completed within 4 trimesters, excluding breaks. Students requiring prerequisites may be eligible for up to an additional 2 trimesters depending on the circumstances.
  • The student must maintain good standing with the university by upholding the university’s academic standards and integrity.
  • If the student is unable to meet any of the terms, the tuition scholarship will be rescinded and no further tuition payments will be made by NPU including the reimbursement of any out-of-pocket tuition payments upon completion of the student’s program.
  • The university reserves the right to rescind a scholarship if it deems the decision to be in the best interest of the university.

Northwestern Polytechnic University grants a 30% tuition scholarship to approved qualified applicants in the masters programs to NPU alumni.

Minimum Eligibility for Consideration:

  • Applicants must be NPU alumni.
  • Applicants must be enrolling to pursue a master’s degree in computer science, or electrical engineering, or business administration.
  • Standard admission requirements; PLUS
    1. A cumulative grade point average of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale at NPU’s bachelor’s or master’s degree level.
    2. English proficiency test score required from international students. Minimum IELTS score of 6.0/TOEFL score of 75.
    3. A Personal Statement.
    4. At least one letter of recommendation by NPU faculty.
    5. An Interview with the scholarship committee.
  • The scholarship is limited to 250 students each trimester. Minimum eligibility does not guarantee a scholarship. The university reserves the right to deny an application for any reason.

Terms:

  • 30% tuition scholarship.
  • 15% tuition scholarship will be issued each trimester, which requires a student out-of-pocket expense of 85% of the tuition each trimester. The remaining tuition scholarship will be issued upon the student’s program completion and degree earned at NPU, which will be in a form of a refund of the student’s out-of-pocket tuition payment.
  • The student is required to pay fees (approximately $400 per trimester).
  • The student is required to pay for health insurance (approximately $300) unless waived.
  • Any unused tuition scholarship will be forfeited.
  • The tuition scholarship payments shall not exceed the program’s minimum total credits required for completion.
  • The student is required to enroll in a minimum of 9 credits per trimester (unless eligible for a trimester break) and maintain a minimum trimester GPA of 3.70. In addition, a minimum grade of “B” is required in all courses.
  • The program must be completed within 4 trimesters, excluding breaks. Students requiring prerequisites may be eligible for up to an additional 2 trimesters depending on the circumstances.
  • The student must maintain good standing with the university by upholding the university’s academic standards and integrity.
  • If the student is unable to meet any of the terms, the tuition scholarship will be rescinded and no further tuition payments will be made by NPU including the reimbursement of any out-of-pocket tuition payments upon completion of the student’s program.
  • The university reserves the right to rescind a scholarship if it deems the decision to be in the best interest of the university.

Additional Resources

International Student Scholarship Resources

There are thousands of scholarships available to qualified students, each with its own requirements for application. The student interested in receiving a scholarship through an outside organization should do the research far in advance and find the scholarships that would best match one's educational and background profile. Here are some examples of scholarships of interest to some international students at NPU:

Fastweb

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Other Scholarships

The following links lead to scholarships, websites, and other resources ("Scholarship Opportunities") not controlled by or originating from NPU. The links are provided for informational purposes only, and NPU is not responsible for any such Scholarship Opportunities. NPU advises you to review carefully as any such Scholarship Opportunities may come with their own terms, requirements, and responsibilities.

Direct4TV Scholarship

www.free-4u.com

http://iefa.org

http://www.zinch.com/scholarships