Other Sources Of Financial Aid

Other Sources of Financial Aid

The Bureau of Indian Affairs: The U.S. Department of Interior provides grants, loans, and summer work to American Indian students to enable them to continue their education. Students must demonstrate high scholastic ability and need financial assistance. More information and eligibility requirements may be determined by contacting the area director or agency office having a record of tribal membership.

Vocational Rehabilitation: Assistance is available to residents of many states who have a disability that is a barrier to employment. Further information may be obtained by contacting the nearest State Vocational Rehabilitation Office.

Dependentís Educational Assistance Program: This program provides educational opportunities for many children of veterans who died or were permanently and totally disabled in or as a result of service in the Armed Forces of the United States. Widows and wives may also qualify if the veteran husband is deceased or permanently and totally disabled from service-connected causes. For latest benefit figures and further information on additional programs, contact the nearest local or regional Veterans Administration Office or visit www.gibill.va.gov.

Post 9/11 and Yellow Ribbon Benefits: This program provides educational opportunities for many veterans, spouses, and children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces of the United States after 9/11. For latest benefit figures and further information on additional programs, contact the nearest local or regional Veterans Administration Office or visit www.gibill.va.gov.

Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC): Students attending NNU are eligible to apply for Army ROTC two, three and four-year scholarships. These scholarships pay for tuition, textbooks, laboratory fees, and other purely academic expenses for each year that the scholarship is received.