Northwestern University Founders Scholarship
- Scholarship Description
Students who apply for aid will automatically be considered for all forms of aid. Program and eligibility requirements are subject to revision based on federal, state and university changes to regulations and policies. Financial aid from the university is limited to four years of enrollment for an entering first-year student and three years of enrollment for an entering transfer student.
The Northwestern University Founders Scholarship is offered each year to a select group of incoming students from middle-income families. Award criteria include academic credentials, student essays, recommendations, leadership experience and potential, and academic interests. Renewal beyond the freshmen year requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0, which is reviewed on an annual basis. Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time to maintain eligibility. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.