2020 NKU Scholarships

NKU net price is at $8,966.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Northern Kentucky University. NKU awards an average of $24,950.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, NKU students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Highland Heights, then those costs could be even higher.

90% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $8,295.00. Furthermore, 38% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,772.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Northern Kentucky University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by NKU while others are open to NKU students, though not exclusive to Northern Kentucky University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Northern Kentucky University students?

There are 3 scholarships totaling $23,075.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 3 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Northern Kentucky University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Northern Kentucky University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Northern Kentucky University study abroad scholarships, Northern Kentucky University transfer scholarships, and Northern Kentucky University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for NKU study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward NKU study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to NKU transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Northern Kentucky University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. NKU transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for NKU transfer scholarships.

Are these NKU scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.


Educational Foundation of the KYCPA Scholarships

Sponsor by Educational Foundation of the Kentucky Society of CPAs Location Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, Louisville, KY

Applicant must be enrolled in a Kentucky college or university and be at least a sophomore at the time of application. Principles of Accounting must have been completed by applicant.

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$2,500.00 January 31 Apply Now

Mary Jo Young Dual Credit Scholarship

Sponsor by Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Location 500 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY

Applicant must be a resident of Kentucky, demonstrate competency in prerequisite content and be enrolled in credit-bearing courses. Priority given to low-income students, minorities, students with disabilities and students in low-performing schools.

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$575.00 July 15 Apply Now

Anthony Munoz Foundation Scholarship Fund

Sponsor by Anthony Munoz Foundation Location 8919 Rossash Road, Cincinnati, OH

Applicant must be a student enrolled in or entering an accredited Tri-State college or university who graduated high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 18. Applicant must have attended a high school in the Tri-State region and be able to demonstrate a desire and intent...

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$20,000.00 April 30 Apply Now