Go Further, Faster Scholarship

Go Further Faster Scholarship

Go Further, Faster Scholarship

Go Further, Faster at National University

National University is excited to announce our partnership with this year’s Carlsbad 5000, the “World’s Fastest 5K” and want to help you Go Further, Faster with two $5,000 scholarship opportunities for new students and returning alumni who have not yet started a program.

The scholarship can be applied to any of our bachelor’s or master’s degree programs – all offering year-round enrollment and convenient four-week course formats – so that you can start sooner, finish faster, and get on the road to success.

How to Apply

Any new student or returning alumni who is enrolling in any NU bachelor’s or master’s degree program is eligible
Submit your application and completed scholarship essay by May 31, 2022.
Start a new bachelor’s or master’s program by July 5, 2022.

How It Works

The Go Further, Faster Scholarship will award two new bachelor’s or master’s degree students $625 per course for up to eight courses (or 36 credit units), or up to $5,000. To be considered, you must apply to National University, submit an essay, and start your undergraduate or master’s program by July 5, 2022. Preference will be given to applicants who are participating in this year’s Carlsbad 5000 race on May 22, 2022. There is no application fee. Recipients will be announced by June 15.

Essay Topic

Running the Carlsbad 5000 takes dedication, planning, and perseverance. Tell us how you will plan to dedicate yourself to crossing the finish line with a degree from National University.

Essay Guidelines

Use the form below to submit a 500-700 word essay.

Eligibility requirements and other terms and conditions apply. Click here for complete details.

Student Testimonials

Alejandro V., Class of 2018 Scholarship Recipient

Alejandro V.

Class of 2018 Scholarship Recipient

“It really empowered me. It made me believe in myself in a way I hadn’t really considered.”

Carlton B., Class of 2019

Carlton B.

Class of 2019

“National University’s four-week class format allows me to still spend quality time with my family.”

Essay Submission Form