Graduate Student Resources

graduate students at december 2017 graduation
Graduate Students at the Decemeber 2017 Graduation Ceremony

External Graduate Student Opportunities


Judy Watson Olson Education Enrichment Award: $500 is available to eligible K-12 schools, teachers, or organizations in the UP with programs that help youth succeed academically. For more information and to submit your application, follow the link here.


Zonta's Higher Education Scholarship for Non-traditional Female Students: ALL female students who meet the criteria for Non-traditional student (as defined by the NMU Dean's Office here: are invited to apply for the Zonta Club of Marquette non-traditional women's scholarship before the April 4, 2018 deadline. The application is available below, in Word and PDF formats. If you have questions, please contact Lucille Contois, Professor Emeritus and Zonta member, directly at


Word PDF


The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship Program: . Application Deadline: March 1, 2018


ARDRAW Grant: The objective of the ARDRAW Small Grant Program is to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues, which may develop innovative and fresh perspectives on disability by providing research stipends to a broad spectrum of graduate students. . Application Deadline: March 1, 2018


The application period for NMU Foundation donor-funded scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year begins Monday, January 29, 2018 and will continue through Monday, February 19, 2018.

Over 300 scholarships are available. Criteria and award amounts vary from scholarship to scholarship. Learn more about available scholarships here.

Apply by logging in to MyNMU and find the Financial Aid - Donor-Funded Scholarships link on the left hand side under Student Services. New students can find the link on the Admitted to NMU tab in MyNMU.

Note: If you wish to be considered for need-based awards, you will need to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the Financial Aid Office.

Visit the Financial Aid Web site for information on the FAFSA application process.

The Financial Aid Web site also has information on additional sources of aid.

If you have a question about the application process, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (906) 227-2327.



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