Nomination Deadlines

January
1
Northeastern University Regular Decision application deadline (all Torch applicants must complete the Common Application.) All application materials, including your nomination form, will be considered by the Torch Scholars Selection Committee.
January
15
Torch Scholars nomination deadline. (Access our nomination form here)

We will waive the application fee for Torch nominees. To request a fee waiver,  you must select “Other” as the fee waiver type in the payment section when submitting the Common Application and Northeastern Supplement. We will grant the fee waiver after verifying that a student has been nominated for the Torch Scholars Program. If you have questions about having your application fee waived, please contact us at 617.373.7204 or torch@northeastern.edu.


January
1
Priority deadline for financial aid paperwork. Students should complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile in order to be considered for the Torch Scholars program as well as other federal and institutional financial assistance.
February Finalists will be notified and asked to complete a non-cognitive assessment and complete three additional essays prior to their interview day.
March Torch Scholars Program decisions are announced. Due to the unique nature of this program, students selected as Torch finalists will not receive their admissions decisions from Northeastern until after scholarship recipients are announced.