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Helping Pave the Way for Your Future

Our goal is to make students’ education more affordable. To achieve that, we offer a variety of need- and merit-based scholarship opportunities.

Prospective students and applicants who are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree program may be eligible for:

  • Professional Advancement Scholarships — Scholarships are awarded to deserving students who have been admitted to a College of Professional Studies program. To be eligible for award, applicants must have earned a minimum of 40 transferable college credits and a 3.0 GPA. Awards typically range from $6,000 to $10,000.
  • Lowell Institute Scholarships — Scholarships worth up to $15,000 are awarded to deserving students from New England who have been admitted into one of 11 qualifying Bachelor’s Completion programs. To be eligible for award, applicants must have earned a minimum of 20 transferable college credits and a 2.5 GPA.
  • Community College Scholarships—Scholarships of up to $8,000 are awarded to students with a conferred associate degree from one of our partner community colleges at the time of admission. Applicants must have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA and submitted a completed FAFSA to the Northeastern Student Financial Services Office. A list of our partner community colleges can be found on our community college transfer page.
  • Dean’s  “Break Through” Scholarship—New incoming Northeastern students are eligible for the Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship. To be considered for this scholarship, worth up to $10,000, students must be nominated by an advisor, faculty member, mentor, or manager. Nominations can be made online.
  • Ruby Linn Foundation Scholarships for Servicemembers and Veterans—This scholarship, worth up to $10,000, is available for eligible servicemembers and veterans who have applied to a degree program within the Lowell Institute School. Scholarship funds can be applied to tuition or education-related expenses and are renewable annually. Full application details can be found on the College of Professional Studies website.

Applicants selected for the above scholarships will receive a formal letter via email. Award value is divided throughout the academic year, as long as the student continues to meet the scholarship criteria.