The NAU Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, changes lives by offering educational scholarships and supporting other initiatives that benefit our students. Our work is made possible through the generosity and support of our donors. Thank you! 

Congratulations to all our amazing 2017 scholarship recipients!

Read some heartwarming testimonials here.

Coming up

My PLAN for the Future Scholarship: $250 and honorary NAU President for a Day. Available to Rapid City-area middle school students. The criteria is here and is subject to change. The final criteria and application materials will be available on our about November 1, 2017. Thanks to Andy Bartling of Modern Woodmen of America in Rapid City, South Dakota for sponsoring this scholarship. 

Winter 17-18: The Bill Tschetter Paralegal Studies Academic Excellence Scholarship: $500. Available to eligible NAU paralegal studies students. An application and official criteria from FALL 2017 are available here for reference, but is subject to change

Winter 17-18: The David Donnelly Memorial Criminal Justice Scholarship: $500. Available to eligible NAU criminal justice students. An application and official criteria are available here from FALL 2017 are available here for reference, but is subject to change

Community College Leader Program Scholarships – Doctoral Only – Spring 2018 Trimester: $500-1,000. NAU CCLP doctoral students, among other criteria, are eligible to apply. An example of the application and official criteria used for Fall 2017 is available here for review (criteria is subject to change). Application and criteria for Spring 2018 will be available in Mid-November.

Academic Excellence Award Scholarships 2018-19: $1,200 (undergraduate), $1,500 (masters), and $1,800 (doctoral). The annual Academic Excellence Award Scholarship recognizes and rewards academic achievement. To be eligible to apply, the student must have attended at least half-time at NAU for the fall and winter quarters of the last calendar year. The minimum cumulative GPA requirement for consideration is 3.66. Application will be available in late-February/early-March 2018. The criteria for the undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship for 2017 is available here and subject to change. The criteria for master’s and doctoral are similar.  

Other Scholarship Opportunities

National American University may have scholarship opportunities and resources to share. You are encourage to visit the NAU Scholarship page. Please note that the NAU Foundation does not manage or in any other way control distribution of scholarships offered by the university or outside entities.

How you can help support our scholarship program

Are you interested in giving a donation or even having a scholarship in your name? Visit the Foundation website or contact Tamie at 605-394-4976 or grad-hat-on-money



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