Traditional Student Scholarships

Presidential & Provost’s Scholarships

Available to:

Kirkland Campus Freshmen and Running Start Students


Presidential & Provost’s Scholars are selected through the invitational President’s Scholarship Competition, an on-campus two-day event held each spring.  Invitation criteria must be met prior to February 15.  The scholarship competition is limited to students who demonstrate highest academic achievement using the following baseline criteria. 

Scholarship Invitation Criteria*

  • Year: Incoming Freshman for Fall Semester. 
  • GPA: High School GPA of 3.75 or higher.
  • Test Scores: At least one of the following:
    • SAT (new, beginning March 2016) - 1300 or higher
    • SAT (old, before March 2016) - 1840 or higher
    • ACT – 28 or higher

*Scholarship Competition invitations are mailed on February 15. Invitations may be further limited through increased academic selectivity.


Presidential - may not receive with other Institutional Scholarships or Tuition Credits (Pastors, District Youth Director, Academic, Talent, Northwest University Success, Bible Quiz, or Debate). Provost - May not receive with the following Institutional Aid: Academic, Northwest University Success, Northwest University Tuition Credits.

Award Amount:

Up to three 100% tuition Presidential Scholarships and three 75% Provost’s Scholarships are awarded annually (maximum of eight semesters). Additional scholarships may be awarded.


All eligibility requirements must be met by February 15.


Must be enrolled for full-time study, maintain a 3.30 cumulative GPA at Northwest University (renewable with a 3.00 for the first semester only), and reside on-campus.

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