International Scholarships

Who offers generous scholarships to international students? WE DO!


We provide over $13,000,000 in scholarships to promote higher education and free-enterprise.



Effective Summer 2017 - Spring 2018

Presidential Scholarship

$6,700/year without campus residency
Requirement: 3.6+ GPA

Freedom Scholarship

$5,700/year without campus residency
Requirement: 3.4 - 3.59 GPA

Free-Enterprise Scholarship

$3,700/year without campus residency
Requirement: 3.0 - 3.39 GPA

Entrepreneur Scholarship

$1,700/year without campus residency
Requirement: 2.7 - 2.99 GPA

Liberty Scholarship

$200/year without campus residency
Requirement: 2.5 - 2.69 GPA

All of the scholarships listed are for students with citizenship outside the United States.


Naegele Scholarship for International Students

Northwood University welcomes students from every nation and offers freshmen international student scholarships which are endowed by the generosity of donors Robert and Patricia Naegele.

Robert and Patricia Naegele were dedicated Northwood University supporters with a strong desire to help students achieve their academic goals. Their commitment to Northwood University through the Naegele Scholarship Program has touched students from all backgrounds and walks of life.

The Naegele’s life-changing impact has enabled students to pursue additional majors or minors and to defray tuition and other direct college expenses.

International (non-U.S. citizens) students who enter Northwood University as freshmen are eligible.

  • $5,000 scholarship (available to five students)

  • Renewable for up to three (3) academic years (or a total of eight [8] semesters)

  • Prevailing private donor scholarship renewal criteria applies Criteria


  • Incoming international, non-athlete, degree-seeking (non-ESL), freshman students

  • Must have paid commit deposit

  • 3.0 or higher high school cumulative GPA – as evaluated by a Northwood appointed third-party transcript evaluation service

  • SAT/ACT scores optional consideration

  • Non-Athlete

Click here to opt-in/apply for the Naegele Scholarship for International Students.


Contact International Admissions right away to determine your potential eligibility.

Up to $2,500 per year is available for international transfer students with a 2.7+ GPA.

For information on International Transfer Scholarships, please contact the International Admissions Office at: 989.837.4177.