Getting a Northeastern Edge
The Northeastern Edge Grant, in association with Northeastern’s Lifetime Learning Membership, provides eligible students completing their Northeastern degree in four years with financial flexibility to create their own learning journeys, based on our belief that learning happens everywhere, and facilitated by our experiential approach to education. You can take advantage of a range of post-baccalaureate credentials including Professional Master’s and Certificate programs. The Northeastern Edge Grant offers undergraduates completing their Bachelor’s on a four-year plan up to a $5,000 grant to maximize the value of your Northeastern education by pairing your undergraduate degree with a post-baccalaureate educational option
- Eligible students will have completed a full-time undergraduate program in four years—this includes N.U.in students and transfer students bringing in 32 or fewer credits.
- The Edge Grant provides students with a bank of up to $5,000 to begin using within 5 years of graduation from their bachelor’s program and can be used on eligible graduate degrees or certificate programs. This grant cannot be used on pass-through degrees such as Direct Entry Nursing, Freshman-Entry Doctor of Education, or Freshman-Entry Doctor of Physical Therapy/ Pharmacy—or on PlusOne accelerated master’s programs.
- In addition to the Edge Grant, students can use the Double Husky scholarship on applicable programs. If a student is offered other grant or scholarship aid from the university, the student can only combine the Edge grant with the scholarship of higher value.
- The grant is provided to assist with tuition costs only—it is the maximum award that can be used in any given term is up to the cost of tuition.
If you have specific questions about the Edge Grant, please contact Student Financial Services.