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We understand affordability is an important factor in considering your education goals. That’s why we encourage you to research the multitude of scholarships available, including those offered by NAU.

Scholarship Searches take time, but they are worth it!  Scholarships are free money for school.

  • Federal Student Aid -

Scholarship search sites we recommend:

  • US Department of Labor -

  • Fastweb -

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  • Scholarship Experts -

Nursing scholarship site:

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In the reference section of the university library and in the financial services office, further information is available concerning outside scholarships and how to apply for them.

Veterans Administration (VA)

Veterans and/or dependents of veterans who are disabled or deceased may qualify for educational financial assistance through the Veterans Administration. Since the regulations regarding eligibility are quite extensive and many times need interpretation, the student is referred to the Veterans Administration Center. State Veterans Administration Office locations may be found at Or you may call 1-888-442-4551 or contact your local Veterans Service Organization.

Other State and Federal Programs

Benefits may be available through such government programs as State Trade Adjustment Act, Minnesota State Grant Program (MSGP), Minnesota Child Care Grant (MCCG), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), state vocational rehabilitation services (for mobility, hearing, and/or visually impaired), and the Military or Federal Tuition Assistance Programs.