Financing Your Education

NLU recognized for affordable online programs

affordable-online-colleges-bigAffordable Colleges Online recently recognized National Louis University for its broad range of online learning options at an affordable price, granting the University a place on its “Online Colleges in Illinois that Win on Affordability” list.

NLU currently offers online options for nine of its programs across all three of its colleges, at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. Learn more here.

Consulate General of Mexico awards scholarships to benefit NLU students of Mexican origin

Carlos Martín Jiménez Macías, Consul General of Mexico in Chicago, and Monica Haydee Ramos, Student Success Coach

Carlos Martín Jiménez Macías, Consul General of Mexico in Chicago, and Monica Haydee Ramos, NLU Student Success Coach

In October, Carlos Martín Jiménez Macías, the Consul General of Mexico in Chicago, presented National Louis University with an award of $30,000 in scholarships as part of an effort to assist students of Mexican origin. NLU will award 15 scholarships of $2,000 to Harrison Fellows or Pioneer scholars in undergraduate programs.

Christine Quinn, Ph.D., Provost, accepted the award in an official ceremony along with Monica Haydee Ramos, Student Success Coach and coordinator of the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME) Becas award. Under the leadership of Generosa Lopez-Molina, Ph.D., Vice Provost of Academic Programs and Faculty Development, Ramos applied for the IME award because of the organization’s strong commitment to the community and its investment in students’ success.

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A guide to understanding financial aid for military veterans

As military veterans return from active duty and transition to civilian life again, many are considering returning to college to earn an advanced degree to re-enter the workforce and/or advance their careers. However, returning to or starting school is not always a simple task – especially when it comes to applying for financial aid. Military veterans earn significant financial incentives for their education, but many are not aware of how to take advantage of these benefits. Some institutions, like National Louis University, also offer additional benefits to veterans, beyond those offered through the U.S. government.
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