First-Year Academic Scholarships

When you apply to North Park University, you will automatically be considered for academic merit scholarships, based on your academic performance in high school. Most don't require any special application; refer to the details below for specifics on each award. You’ll be notified by the Admissions Office if you qualify for one of these awards.

Please note that scholarship and grant amounts may vary between academic years. The awards that are available during the year that you begin studies at North Park are the award amounts you will receive for the duration of your studies, as long as you maintain eligibility for the awards.

Merit Scholarships

Nyvall Scholarships

Past recipients include Rachel, who had a 30 on the ACT (or 1980 on the SAT) and a 3.75 GPA, and Matt, who had a 28 on the ACT (or 1860 on the SAT) and a 3.95 GPA.

$10,000 per year Recipients will be invited to compete for the Trustee Award, which provides additional scholarship funds beyond the Nyvall Scholarship.

Presidential Scholarships

Past recipients include James, who had a 27 on the ACT (or 1820 on the SAT) and a 3.45 GPA and Lisha, who had a 26 on the ACT (or a 1760 on the SAT) and a 3.55 GPA.

$7,500 per year Recipients may be invited to compete for the Trustee Award, which provides additional scholarship funds beyond the Presidential Scholarship.

Provost's Scholarship

Past recipients include Brandon, who had a 25 on the ACT (or a 1700 on the SAT) and a 3.00 GPA, and Marti, who had a 23 on the ACT (or a 1590 on the SAT) and a 3.25 GPA.

$6,000 per year
Engineering Fellowship $2,000 per year Awarded to students accepted into the dual-degree engineering program with North Park and the UIC School of Engineering. It is renewable with registration in the dual-degree program.
Trustee Award Up to $8,000 per year

Competitive awards given after an invitation-only weekend-long Trustee Award Competition for high-achieving students. Learn more.

Hahn Scholarship $5,000 or more per year Available to students intending to teach history at the high school or college level. Learn more.
Lighthouse Scholarship Varies Available to first-generation college students from urban areas of the United States, including those who have participated in college readiness programs during high school. Awarded based on application and interview process for the Lighthouse Cohort. Learn more.