International Partner Award

The NMU International Partner Award is automatically available to academically talented, undergraduate international students who are enrolled at Northern Michigan University as a full-time associate or baccalaureate degree student from an approved partner institution. (Please know: students enrolled in the English Language Institute (ELI) do not qualify for this undergraduate scholarship opportunity.)



New undergraduate international students from an NMU approved partner institution.

Available Assistance:

$2,200/semester for first two semester and $1,100/semester for up to 6 additional semesters. 6 max for transfer students – Unlimited Awards.

How to Apply

Automatically awarded based on high school or transfer GPA of 3.0 or better

Enrollment Requirements:

Full-time undergraduate - 12 credit hours or more.

Selection Criteria:

Automatically awarded based on high school gpa or transfer gpa of a 3.0 or better.  Must hold an F-1 Visa and be in a valid immigration status.

Renewal requirements:

  • May receive scholarship for up to 8 semesters (new international freshman) or 6 semesters for transfer students, or until completion of first bachelor's degree, whichever comes first.
  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 NMU G.P.A. and full-time enrollment.
  • Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy requirements.
  • FAO Monitors annually at the conclusion of the winter semester


For further information, please contact:

International Education Services

2001 Hedgcock

 +1-906-227-2510 - voice
+1-906-227-1714 - fax - e-mail
angela.maki - SKYPE