International Academic Award

Reduced Tuition for International Students

The NMU International Academic 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. Award recipients are expected to engage in cultural sharing or community service activities.



New freshmen undergraduate international students who have not attended any college/post-secondary institution after high school graduation.

Available Assistance:

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

How to Apply

Automatically awarded based on high school gpa of 3.5 or better

Enrollment Requirements:

Full-time undergraduate - 12 credit hours or more.

Selection Criteria:

Automatically awarded based on high school gpa of 3.5 or better.  Must hold an F-1 Visa and be in a valid immigration status.

 Renewal requirements:

  • May receive scholarships for up to 8 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

 +1-906-227-2510 - voice
+1-906-227-1714 - fax - e-mail