Transfer Intl Academic Award

Reduced Tuition for International Students

The NMU International Transfer Academic Award is automatically available to academically talented, undergraduate international students who are transferring to Northern Michigan University as a full-time associate or baccalaureate degree student. Award recipients are expected to engage in cultural sharing or community service activities.

Eligibility & Award Criteria for International Students:



New transfer undergraduate international students who have attended college/post-secondary institution after high school graduation, prior to NMU enrollment

Available Assistance:

$2,200/yr.  Unlimited number of awards.

How to Apply

Automatically awarded after admission to NMU based on documentation of achieving a 3.25 or higher cumulative college GPA in 12 or more college-level credits

Enrollment Requirements:

Full-time undergraduate - 12 credit hours or more

Selection Criteria:

Automatically awarded based on transfer gpa of 3.25 or better. Must hold an F-1 Visa and be in a valid immigration status.

Renewal requirements:

  • Transfers may receive scholarships for up to 6 semesters, 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:

Office of International Programs

2001 Hedgcock