Scholarship Checklist

What to do:

  • Students planning to apply for scholarships must complete the Online Admissions Application at www.noc.edu/apply.
  • Complete the Institutional Scholarship Application Form at www.noc.edu/scholarships. A 24 hour waiting period is required after the admissions application has been completed before the scholarship application can be accessed.
  • First time users will “Sign Up” using their personal email address that was submitted on their Admissions application.
  • The password must contain a minimum of 8 characters and include at least 1 digit, 1 uppercase letter, and 1 lowercase letter.
  • Upon signing up, you will receive a confirmation email to ensure your identity. Please check your spam folder for this email.
  • Once you have confirmed your account, you can begin accessing the system.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov (Northern’s Title IV Institutional Code is 003162).

  • New Filing year opens every October 1st for the next academic year.
  • When NOC receives the Student Aid Report, you will be notified and asked to complete additional documentation.
  • Applications received prior to January 1st, will receive their documents after the first of the year.
  • If you have not been notified by NOC within two weeks of filing a completed FAFSA, with the exception of those who filed prior to January 1st, please contact the Financial Aid Office to see if additional information is needed.
  • To be considered for scholarships the Financial Aid Office must have received your FAFSA and all required paperwork submitted, regardless of eligibility.
  • Students who receive a scholarship award, but have not filed FAFSA, are REQUIRED to file within 30 days of their notification. Failure to do so may result in the scholarship being revoked.

What to Expect:

Awarding of Financial Aid and Scholarships begin after Spring Break.

  • When all required documents are received, The Financial Aid Office will evaluate your student file and send out award notifications via email and include instructions on how to log into myNOC and accept your awards through campus connect.
  • Scholarship award notifications will be sent via email and contain a link to the scholarship website that gives details about the offer and allow the scholarship to be accepted.
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  • NOTE: All Financial Aid will be applied to student accounts first from state and federal financial aid grants, i.e., Pell, SEOG, OTAG, AHLAP, etc. These will become the primary source of funding student’s educational costs. All scholarship students must apply for FAFSA within 30 days of accepting a scholarship award. (students receiving NOC scholarship awards that are the equivalent of a full ride scholarship could be eligible for partial refund up to $1,000.)

Need to Know:

Not every scholarship is available for award every year. Funding determines availability.

  • Priority Deadline. Applications applying for the Presidential Leadership Scholarship, the NOC/OSU Gateway Ambassadors Scholarship or the State Regents Academic Scholarship must submit an application by February 20th. Priority deadline for all other scholarships is February 20th with scholarships awarded to qualified applicants on a first come, first serve basis.
  • The scholarship committees on each campus shall determine the recipients for the scholarship awards. The Institutional Scholarship Office shall administer the scholarship awards.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who are an Oklahoma Resident, United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Maximum institutional scholarships may not exceed five (5) academic semesters (does not include summer courses) unless otherwise stated.
  • Scholarship funds will be applied for fall and spring semesters unless otherwise stated and does not include summer courses.
  • Some scholarships are not automatically renewable and require that students reapply each academic year. A complete list of scholarships with criteria are available at www.noc.edu/scholarships.
  • Applicants must adhere to the academic standards policies as well as the drug and student conduct policies of the institution. Failure to comply may result in removal of scholarship award.
  • Any student whose scholarship award has been removed from Northern Oklahoma College may appeal the removal by filling out the Scholarship Appeal Form and submitting it along with supporting documentation to the Scholarship Office. The appeals decision will be made by the Scholarship Appeals Board.
  • Scholarship appeals are limited to one year from the start of the semester last enrolled.
  • While every effort is taken to ensure that the correct information is presented, current NOC Policy, State Regents’ policy, NOC Foundation policy, state and federal laws, and/or the intent of the donor who established a Foundation scholarship program (as applicable) will override any outdated or erroneous information listed here.

Contact Information

Institutional Scholarship Coordinator 580.628.6760 scholarships@noc.edu or visit our website at www.noc.edu/scholarships.