Merit Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to incoming students with an admission GPA of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). It is available to students who have applied to the:

  • College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • College of Chiropractic

Awards available

  • $2,500 for the first trimester 

Awarded to all matriculating students who meet the application deadline and fulfill the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility requirements

  • Incoming student who has submitted an application for admission
  • Admission GPA of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)*
  • Has met all standard prerequisite requirements
  • Must be enrolled full time during the first trimester

* Admission GPA will be calculated by the Office of Admissions following receipt of all official transcripts.

Scholarship limit

Merit scholarships are limited, so early application is highly recommended.

Students are not eligible to receive a combination of scholarships and/or tuition remission benefits totaling more than 100% of the cost of their tuition.

Application procedure

1. Complete an Application for Admission (if you have not done so already)

Your scholarship application will not be reviewed until you have submitted an application for admission.

2. Submit a Scholarship Application 

Application deadline

The final deadline for submitting a scholarship application is the first day of classes of the student's entering term. Applying early is highly recommended.

Award notification

A letter of award will be sent by the Scholarship Committee and Office of Admissions upon final confirmation of eligibility.

Find out when you will be notified.


Upon receipt of a scholarship award, an adjustment may be made to your financial aid package to meet federal regulations and institutional policies.

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email: finaid@nwhealth.edu

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