Northeastern University Scholarships & Awards

Presidential Global Scholars

Northeastern students span the globe and contribute to solving many of today’s most challenging problems. Global experiences give Northeastern students the opportunity to live and learn in different cultures, immersing themselves in new methodologies, and generating new ideas to solve complex issues. The Presidential Global Scholars Program supports outstanding students seeking international co-op. Students applying for the Presidential Global Scholarship will also be considered for the Presidential Global Fellowship.

All Honors students who meet the following criteria will be awarded a Presidential Global Scholarship of up to $6,000. You must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program as an Honors Program student
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above. If your cumulative GPA is less than 3.50, you may still qualify for the Scholarship.
  • Attend an eligible international co-op program
  • Complete the required essay
  • Complete the budget information
  • Obtain the signature of your co-op advisor

Please submit your application via your MyNortheastern portal. Address any questions you may have to Student Financial Services located in 354 Richards Hall- (617) 373-3190,

The application priority deadlines is December 1st for Spring/Summer I Co-ops and June 1st for Summer II/Fall Co-ops.

Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Awards

Every day, Northeastern’s undergraduates engage in knowledge creation, artistic expression, and entrepreneurial innovation in collaboration with faculty and peers on campus and around the globe.

The Provost’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Awards offer financial and academic support to Northeastern students seeking to conduct original projects of their own design. The goal of the program is to encourage students representing a wide range of majors/disciplines to carry out both early and advanced independent research and creative endeavors under the mentorship of Northeastern faculty members. Awards range from $500 to $3,000, depending on met criteria and budgetary need.

The application form, eligibility requirements, and criteria are on the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.

National Scholarships and Fellowships

Applying for nationally prestigious scholarships is an excellent way to complement an enriching and successful undergraduate experience. These scholarships offer a range of unique and challenging opportunities. Many work to frame the undergraduate experience within an international context, opening doors to sponsored travel and study abroad.

For those students interested in applying, the Honors Program recommends that you explore Northeastern University’s Office of Fellowships. Investigate what opportunities suit your academic interests and professional aspirations best, and then schedule an appointment to meet with Director Jonna Iacono.