Scholarship Opportunities


Because hard work pays off.

There are several scholarship opportunities for deserving National American University students available through the National American University Foundation and a variety of outside organizations. Your NAU financial services representative can help you identify those that are right for you.

NAU Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

The nonprofit National American University Foundation is committed to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement and offering support to new or returning students. In support of this commitment, the NAU Foundation has several scholarships available for students who are, or will be, attending National American University.  

Academic Excellence Award Scholarships 

  • Undergraduate – $1,200
  • Masters – $1,500
  • Doctoral – $1,800

Several scholarships are available. Review official criteria and apply online  here.

Alumni – Advancement Scholarships 

  • $1,000 each (5 available)

Review official criteria and apply online here.

New Student – Empowerment Scholarships 

  • $1,000 each (3 available)

Review official criteria and apply online here.

Students Approaching Graduation – Financial Need Scholarship 

  • $1,000 each (2 available)

Review official criteria and apply online here.

Guy Tillett Maverick Pride Scholarship 

  • $2,400  (1 available)

Review official criteria and apply online here.

The National American University Foundation also periodically offers targeted scholarship opportunities for NAU students as resources allow.

Scholarship applications are available at the Foundation’s website or from your NAU success coach. Letters of reference and a brief autobiography may be required with the application.

Edith Nourse Rogers S.T.E.M. Scholarship

Veterans Affairs scholarship program designed to help students who are in a high demand training program (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) who may have exhausted or will exhaust their entitlement benefits prior to the completion of their program. To find out more about this scholarship and qualifications for eligibility, visit the Department of Veteran Affairs website.


Free Scholarship Searches

These websites contain a wealth of outside scholarship opportunities:


Other Financial Aid Sources
Federal Financial Aid
Financial Aid & Student Loans
Company Tuition Reimbursement