Northeastern offers additional financial support through a variety of scholarship opportunities.

The Patriot Scholar Program

This is a Northeastern-funded scholarship for veterans and servicemembers. It focuses on recognizing the service, leadership and experiences of each member.

In order to qualify you must meet these requirements:

  • Military service with an Honorable Discharge
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and skills; or examples of lesson learned from serving with or under other leaders
  • A unique global perspective obtained through military deployments and/or overseas assignments


The Phi Gamma Pi Veterans Scholarship

This scholarship was created to help alleviate the financial burden placed on servicemembers, veterans and their families. It may defray the cost of tuition/fees and other education related expenses not covered by VA education benefits or the Yellow Ribbon Program.

In order to qualify you must meet these requirements:

  • Active duty military members, to include the Guard/Reserves, who have been deployed to a combat zone
  • Veterans of any branch of the United States Military who have been deployed to a combat zone and have been honorably discharged
  • Children of servicemembers/veterans who were killed or wounded in action or were honorably discharged but are unable to transfer VA education benefits to their children


Ruby Linn Foundation Scholarships for Servicemembers and Veterans

Servicemembers (active duty, Nation Guard, reserve) and veterans who apply to any Lowell Institute School bachelor’s completion program are eligible to apply for a Ruby Linn Foundation Scholarship of up to $10,000. This scholarship can be used for tuition or education-related expenses and is renewable annually. You can view more details here.


Gunnery Sergeant Fry Scholarship

The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of Servicemembers who died in the line of duty after September 10th, 2001. Fry Scholarship recipients may receive up to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level and are eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Find out more here.


Double Husky Scholarship

The Double Husky Scholarship is helping Northeastern alumni finance their graduate education by providing a tuition discount of up to 25 percent on more than 100 eligible degree programs. As a Northeastern graduate, you are automatically considered for the scholarship when you apply to one of our eligible graduate degree programs. View more details here.


MacFarland Scholarship

New, incoming students who are working as an educator in a public school at the elementary or secondary level, within a large urban area, are eligible to apply for this scholarship of up to $10,000. To qualify, you must be an applicant for a master’s degree that is directly related to furthering your work within the elementary or secondary public system. You can view the application here.


If you are interested in applying for a scholarship or have any questions about the options available to you, please contact us at [email protected].