Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship

New, incoming Northeastern students are eligible for the Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship. To be considered for the Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship, worth up to $10,000, we require a nomination from an advisor, faculty member, mentor, or manager. If you know someone who may be willing to nominate you for this scholarship, send them the nomination form below and ask them to nominate you.

Global Classroom Bachelor’s Completion students are not eligible to receive the Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship.


Scholarships are divided over two academic years, starting first with the term you will be initially enrolling in and again one year later. In order to renew the scholarship for the second year, students must successfully complete 6 semester credit hours per term and maintain a 2.500 or better GPA.

Students may receive only one of the following scholarships: Community College Scholarship, Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship, Lowell Institute Scholarship, Professional Advancement Scholarship. Awards are based on availability of funds, and meeting eligibility guidelines does not guarantee that a student will be offered a particular scholarship.