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NAU Foundation Academic Excellence Award

Each NAU campus recognizes and rewards academic achievement through an NAU Foundation Academic Excellence Award and the NAU Foundation Alumni Academic Excellence Award program. To be eligible to apply for the Academic Excellence Award, the student must have attended half-time (six or more undergraduate credit hours or 4.5 or more graduate credit hours) at NAU fall and winter quarters of the last calendar year and continue on a half-time basis for the award period. The minimum cumulative GPA requirement for consideration is 3.66.

Applications are available at each campus in the spring. Letters of reference and a brief autobiography must be included with the application.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of the following:

  1. Academic achievement at NAU;
  2. Participation in institutional activities or community involvement or service while an NAU student;
  3. Financial need.