Apply for Scholarship
- Northwestern University
School of Continuing Studies
339 East Chicago Avenue 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Questions: Contact Vanessa Carpenter, School of Continuing Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose: to provide funding for employees of the University continuing their education through Northwestern's School of Continuing Studies.
Eligibility: Eligibility is limited to employees of the University and who are working toward the completion of a degree or certificate through Northwestern's School of Continuing Studies.
Restrictions: Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum “B” average, and must have been employed by Northwestern University for more than one year.
Deadline: The School of Continuing Studies Scholarship Committee must receive the application and all supporting materials by 5 p.m. on March 1st.
The application must include the following information:
- An NU transcript if applicable
- Any other post-secondary education transcript
- Two recommendations, including one from a professor in the program in which you are pursuing a degree or certification
- Before being considered for scholarships, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you need assistance with completing the form, please contact the Chicago Financial Aid office at email@example.com.
In addition list any of the following, if applicable:
- Professional experiences
- Professional memberships
Basis for Selection: The following areas will be taken into consideration when selecting recipients: Clarity of and dedication to stated goals, past academic record, financial need, Northwestern University or other community involvement, University Circle membership (optional).
Award Notification: The announcement of the award winner will be made at the University Circle Annual Meeting in May of each year. The winner will be notified no later than May 15.
Amount of Award: The Scholarship awarded will be up to $1,000.