Grants and Scholarships

Grants are need-based awards funded by the federal or state governments. Grants are gift aid and do not need to be paid back.

  • Pell Grant: A federal grant based on need; amounts range from $555 to $5,550 per year
  • Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP): A need-based grant for Illinois residents (residency according to the standards set by the State of Illinois); up to $4,720 per year

Scholarships and other tuition reductions are available to students based on previous academic accomplishments or program selection.  Current scholarship reductions in the School of Adult Learning are available for:

  • Criminal Justice majors who transfer to North Park University from the College of Lake County.
  • Graduates of St. Augustine College in Chicago.
  • Members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
  • Chicagoland Community and City College students who transfer to North Park with an AA/AS degree or 60 semester hours of transferable credit.

Print and complete the scholarship application and mail it to Leslie Bertholdt's attention to the address listed on the application, or fax it to (771) 634-4051 ATTN: SAL. Contact Leslie Bertholdt for additional information.

North Park University is pleased to provide financial support for employees of Swedish Covenant Hospital (SCH) who enroll in degree programs in either face-to-face or online modalities, according to the following parameters:
  • Full-time employees of SCH who enroll in a degree program at North Park are awarded a blanket grant (discount).
  • This employee discount represents the full amount of financial aid available from North Park and will not be combined with other North Park grants and scholarships available to other students.
  • Students in the School of Adult Learning are eligible for a 15% tuition discount.
  • To be eligible for the discount, students must complete an employee verification form available in the Human Resources Department of SCH.
  • Continued employment will be verified annually by North Park University Financial Aid Office.

Grant aid at North Park University