Lumberjack Scholarship

The Lumberjack Scholarship is now open to qualified and interested candidates who wish to apply for this US-based scholarship.

Aspirants who wish to apply for the scholarship have to satisfy the scholarship requirements.


These include being a United States citizen or a permanent resident of the US and aspiring to or is a current student at the Northern Arizona University.


With the financial aid given this scholarship, learners can fully concentrate on their education without worries and graduate with flying colors.


In this write-up or guide you through all the information you need to know for the Lumberjack Scholarship.

The Lumberjack Scholarship: All You Should Know

The Lumberjack Scholarship is aimed at giving financial aid to learners who aspire to attend or are currently attending the Northern Arizona University, NAU. 


This scholarship program continues to assist learners accomplish their academic goals and assist them develop a brighter future for themselves and the world.

The scholarship is awarded yearly to students who illustrate leadership, academic excellence, a commitment to the values of NAU and community service. 


Scholarship recipients would obtain an amount of up to $5,000 as scholarship funding to assist them cover the cost of their education at NAU.


The Lumberjack Scholarship also provides learners the opportunity to get involved in the NAU campus community, and gain skills.


This builds students’ social connections and assists them in forming lifelong relationships. 


Only Arizona residents who attend NAU are considered for the Lumberjack Scholarship. 

Eligibility Criteria

To apply successfully for the Lumberjack Scholarship, you have to satisfy the following scholarship criteria:

  • Be an incoming freshman or transfer learner


  • Be a United States national, U.S. permanent resident, or a qualified non-citizen


  • Illustrate financial need as specified by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA


  • Be a student of the Northern Arizona University

Scholarship Requirements 

It is also important to read through the scholarship’s requirements and confirm you are qualified for the scholarship before applying.


The Lumberjack Scholarship requirements include the following:


  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0


  • Retain Satisfactory Academic Progress, SAP as described by NAU


  • Be registered in a minimum of 12 credit hours every semester


  • Be registered full-time in an on-campus course


How to Apply for the Lumberjack Scholarship

To apply for the Lumberjack Scholarship, please visit the official Lumberjack Scholarship website 

Click the apply button on the upper part of the page to fill out your application form.

You will be contacted by the scholarship office for other follow-up procedures if your scholarship application has been selected.


Application Deadline

All application entries must be submitted by May 1 for the following academic year. 

However, If awarded, high school transcripts must be submitted per the instructions provided in the award letter. 

Final Thoughts on Lumberjack Scholarship 

The lumberjack scholarship is aimed at assisting intellectually capable students who are financially in need.

This scholarship is only open to citizens of the United States, permanent residents of the United States, or non-residents who are eligible to apply.

The scholarship is awarded yearly and can amount to as much as $5,000.

To apply successfully for this scholarship, you have to be a present student or an aspiring student of the Northern Arizona University.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum GPA needed to receive a merit scholarship at NIU?


Merit Scholarships need constant full-time registration each fall and spring semester and the minimum cumulative GPA written below: 


  • Presidential Scholarship: 3.3 GPA and participation in the University Honors Program 


  • Transfer Merit: 2.75 GPA 


  • Freshman Merit: 2.75 GPA


Does Northern Arizona University give scholarships for international students?


Yes, International students are given the International Excellence Award.


It is a merit-based tuition waiver for 1st-time undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking international students admitted instantly into a university degree program on the Flagstaff campus. 

However, The award amount varies.

What GPA do you need for the NAU Lumberjack Scholarship?

Based on the realization and, or in-progress work of the 16 college preparatory core courses that are mandated for admission and a minimum 3.5 unweighted core high school GPA, with no letter grade lower than “B” in any of the needed core courses.


How many credits do you need to be a full-time student at NAU?

Undergraduate learners are deemed full-time during Fall, Spring, and Summer terms or semesters if they are registered in 12 credit hours or units during that term.

How much is the NAU application fee for international students?

The application fee for international NAU students is 50 USD.


To be contemplated for admission to Northern Arizona University, NAU international aspirants have to submit their: 


  • Finished the online application  


  • Payment the 50 USD application fee


How many weeks is a semester at NAU?

16 week sessions, shorter sessions have allocated deadlines, for more information, please see the class session calendar. 


NAU retains the right to make modifications to the University Calendar.


By Adebukola Adebakin

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