Grants and scholarships are monies that do not require repayment - they are free money. Grants are often need-based, while scholarships are usually merit-based.
Grants and scholarships can come from CNU or a private or nonprofit organization. Do your research and apply for any grants or scholarships you might be eligible for, and be sure to meet application deadlines!
Scholarship databases can help you search multiple scholarships based on your unique personal or academic background. Below is a list of some major scholarship databases:
CNU staff make every effort to compile and update a list of available scholarship, grant, and loan repayment programs. Below is a list of what’s currently available:
Military-Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
National Health Service Corps Scholarship-NHSC
Northern California Education Foundation- (NCEF)
Every year, the Northern California Education Foundation offers tuition scholarships to CNU students. Please visit NCEF website for additional information and eligibility criteria:
Loan Repayment Opportunities
JoAnne Hansana, Financial Aid Manager