Admissions Scholarships

Freshmen and new transfer students are automatically considered for academic scholarships as part of the admissions process. See deadlines and details below!

Who is eligible?

Entering Freshman applicants beginning their studies in Fall 2021, enrolled as full time students each semester (minimum of 12 credits) and successfully completing a minimum of 24 credits hours per academic year, progressing toward graduation within 4 years.

When is the scholarship deadline and when are recipients notified?

Applicants must be admitted to Purdue University Northwest for Academic Achievement Scholarship consideration before August 1, 2021.

Scholarship recipients will be notified with a week of receiving their admission decision and need to accept their scholarship within the following month. Extensions are available upon request.

What is the scholarship consideration criteria?

  • Students who meet a minimum overall GPA of at least a 3.0 GPA AND a minimum 1130 SAT score;

OR

  • Students who meet an overall minimum 3.4 GPA without a test score will be considered for review.

How much is the scholarship worth?

$2,000 – $3,000/year (summer semester excluded)*

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 consecutive years (8 semesters). Scholarship renewal will be assessed at the end of Spring semester. Those with 3.0 cumulative GPA and successful completion of at least 24 credit hours will be automatically renewed for the following academic year. Summer classes will be considered for those who do not meet requirements.

*Scholarships are awarded in accordance with fund availability.

Who is eligible?

Entering Transfer applicants beginning their studies in Fall 2021, enrolled as full time students each semester (minimum of 12 credits) and successfully completing a minimum of 24 credits hours per academic year.

When is the scholarship deadline and when are recipients notified?

Applicants must be admitted to Purdue University Northwest for PNW Transfer Scholarship consideration before August 1, 2021.

Scholarship recipients will be notified with a week of receiving their admission decision and need to accept their scholarship within the following month. Extensions are available upon request.

What is the scholarship consideration criteria?

Consideration begins with a GPA of 3.0.

How much is the scholarship worth?

$1,000 – $1,500/year (summer semester excluded)*

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes. The scholarship is renewable for up to 2 consecutive years (4 semesters). Scholarship renewal will be assessed at the end of Spring semester. Those with 3.0 cumulative GPA and successful completion of at least 24 credit hours will be automatically renewed for the following academic year. Summer classes will be considered for those who do not meet requirements.

*Scholarships are awarded in accordance with fund availability.