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Financial Aid and Tuition

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.

2021–2022 Merit Scholarships

(effective for students starting in Fall of 2021–Spring 2022)
Nyvall Scholarship $20,000 per year 3.9 or higher GPA
Presidential Scholarship $17,000 per year 3.5 to 3.89
Provost’s Scholarship $15,000 per year 3.0 to 3.49
North Park Recognition $11,000 per year 2.5 to 2.99
Virginia E. Hahn Memorial Scholarship $5,000 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.

2022–2023 Merit Scholarships

(effective for students starting in Fall of 2022 or later)
Nyvall Scholarship $20,000 per year 3.9 or higher GPA
Presidential Scholarship $17,000 per year 3.5 to 3.89
Provost’s Scholarship $15,500 per year 3.0 to 3.49
North Park Recognition $12,000 per year 2.5 to 2.99
Virginia E. Hahn Memorial Scholarship $5,000 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.