• Student graduating

To receive financial aid from federal and state programs you must meet the following guidelines.

General Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • If male, at least 18 years of age, and born after December 31, 1959, be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Demonstrate financial need if applying for need-based aid.
  • Be working toward a degree or certificate at Northland College.
  • Make satisfactory academic progress as defined by Northland’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
  • Not be in default on any loan or owe a refund on any grant made under
    Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 9165, as amended, at any

Federal Grants

PELL Grant
The Pell Grant is for students from low and middle income families who show financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Amounts are determined by the U.S. Department of Education. 2013-14 Federal Pell Grants ranged from $582 to $5,645.

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
The SEOG is available to undergraduates receiving a Pell Grant and demonstrate exceptional financial need and filed their FAFSA prior to May 1.

Wisconsin Grants & Scholarships

Wisconsin Grant Program
The Wisconsin Grant Program provides grant assistance to undergraduate Wisconsin residents enrolled at least half-time in degree or certificate programs at non-profit, independent colleges or universities based in Wisconsin.

Talent Incentive Program Grant
The Talent Incentive Program (TIP) Grant provides grant assistance to the most financially needy and educationally disadvantaged Wisconsin resident students attending colleges and universities in Wisconsin.

Indian Student Assistance Grant
Awards under the Indian Student Assistance program are made to Wisconsin residents who are at least 25% Native American and are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in degree or certificate programs at colleges and universities in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Minority Retention Grants
Awards under the Wisconsin Minority Retention program are made to Wisconsin resident minority undergraduates, excluding first-year students, enrolled at least half time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin technical college institutions.

Hearing & Visually Handicapped Student Grant
The Handicapped Student Grant program was established to provide funding for undergraduate Wisconsin residents, enrolled at in-state or eligible out-of-state public or independent institutions who show financial need and have a severe or profound hearing or visual impairment.

Academic Excellence Scholarship
The Academic Excellence Scholarships are awarded to Wisconsin high school seniors who have the highest grade point average in each public and private high school throughout the State of Wisconsin.