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Priority Consideration Deadline: February 15, 2022

Final Application Deadline: March 15, 2022

Please read the following information before starting your Continuing Scholarship Application.

NOTE: You will not be able to save your scholarship application and return to it after submission.

1. You will need to enter your NKU user name and your nine digit Biller Direct student ID number on the application form:

  • Your user name is what you use to log in to NKU email, campus computers, and myNKU.

  • To find your Biller Direct ID (Student ID) number, log in to myNKU at, click on the Biller Direct tab, then click "Pay Your Bill" and look at your name and address at the top of your Account Statement. Your Student ID number is listed to the right of your address (see the illustration below).

Biller direct number example on myNKU

2. You will be asked to type an essay of approximately 250 words in response to this topic: People have various definitions of success (career, wealth, civic engagement). How do you define success? When you look back on your life in thirty years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?

There are other optional essays on the application.  Please review the essay tab and prepare any additional essays before starting the application.  You will not be able to save your application and return to it.

3. This scholarship application must be accompanied by at least one letter of recommendation.

  • If you are applying for the William H. Greaves Scholarship or the CINSAM Scholarship, two letters of recommendation, one from a science professor and one from a math professor, must accompany this application.

  • If you are applying for the Dean's Scholarship, one letter of recommendation from a professor in your major must accompany this application.

  • Please send all recommendations by email or fax to:
    Fax: 859-572-6997

Once you have the required information, you may begin your Continuing Scholarship Application for 2022-23.