More Information on Financial Aid
Don't Miss Out: Fill out the FAFSA
For students preparing to enter North Park University, an important step right now is to complete the 2012–2013 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible.
Filling out the FAFSA is required before North Park can create your personalized financial aid package that outlines your cost of attendance and eligibility for scholarships, grants, loans, and/or work study.
- Complete the FAFSA online. North Park's federal school code is 001735.
- You, and your parent if you are a dependent student, will need your FAFSA PIN to sign your form electronically.
- File your FAFSA as soon as possible.
It's best to file your FAFSA after you file your federal taxes. But you may also use estimated information and make adjustments later after your tax information is available.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I qualify for scholarships at North Park?
First, you have to be admitted to North Park University. Your admission's record will determine if you qualify for any academic scholarships. There is no additional application required. There are also talent- based scholarships, which require, for example, the submission a portfolio or an audition. Talent based scholarships are given in art, theater, media studies, and journalism. Contact the Admissions Office for more information about how to qualify for these awards.
Do you offer athletic scholarships?
No. North Park is a Division III school, and does not offer any athletic scholarships.
How do I qualify for other types of financial aid?
The only form we require to be eligible for financial aid is the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). North Park's School Code is 001735. You, and your parent if you are a dependent student, will need your PIN's to sign your form electronically. Once you are admitted, and we receive your FAFSA information, we will determine your financial aid package, which could include grants, loans, and/or work-study, in addition to any scholarships for which you might qualify per the Admission Office.
Here's a two-minute video that helps orient you to the process: