Military Scholarship

Northwestern military scholarships are awarded to qualified individuals enrolled in these academic programs:

Northwestern Military Scholarship – 20% tuition discount

Awards available

  • 20% off tuition for each trimester
  • Unlimited number of awards

Eligibility requirements

Qualified U.S. military personnel in the following classifications are eligible:

  • Veterans honorably discharged (DD214 documentation required)
  • Active Duty (copy of military ID card required)
  • Active Reserve/National Guard (copy of military ID card required)

In addition, you must NOT be:

  • Eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Receiving any other VA Chapter benefits

Application procedure

To apply, complete a Military Scholarship Form (pdf).


Northwestern Military Spouse and Child Scholarship – 15% tuition discount

Awards available

  • 15% off tuition for each trimester
  • Unlimited number of awards

Eligibility requirements

Married to or a child* of a military service member who is a(n):

  • Veteran honorably discharged (DD214 documentation required)
  • Active Duty (copy of current military ID card of spouse or parent required)
  • Active Reserve/National Guard (copy of current military ID card of spouse or parent required)

* The child does not have to be a dependent child.

Application procedure

To apply, complete a Military Spouse and Child Scholarship Form‌ ‌(pdf).


Please note: Applicants who are eligible to receive both of the above scholarships will only receive the Northwestern Military Scholarship discount of 20 percent.


If you have questions, contact:
Karen Samstad, Director of Financial Aid
952-888-4777 x379
ksamstad@nwhealth.edu