About the NU Scholars Program
The National University Scholars Program is a scholarship and educational program created to reward exceptional students. Celebrating the University’s diverse student population, this program offers a high-impact experience through recognizing students who demonstrate potential for high achievement and contribution to society with a special emphasis on leadership, service, scholarship and academic excellence.
Executive Vice President, Dr. Nancy Rohland, with our NU Scholars--Kat Khan (BSN), Rob Gonzalez (BSN) and Giselle Barrera (Psychology)--and Louis Cruz, Associate VP Regional Ops-Southern Region.
Fresno-based NU Scholars, Wendy Going and Jordan Marshall, attend the Central California Women's Conference. Wendy is studying Early Childhood Education with an integrated multiple subject teaching credential. Jordan is earning her nursing degree.
Jordan Marshall talks about NU and college to high school students in Fresno.
NU Scholars, Claudia Garcia (Master's in Family Therapy) and Alejandro Vargas (MA, Education with credential) with Dr. Joseph Zavala, VP of Student Services (middle) and NU alumni at Red O in La Jolla.
NU Scholars, Jeremiah Chambers, Alejandro Vargas, Roberto Gonzalez, Claudia Garcia with Associate Director, Patricia Cardozo and NU President, Dr. David Andrews.
Scholars enjoy personalized opportunities:
- Ambassador Training: Professional development for any desired field.
- Community-Based Leadership: Become a peer-mentor, SafeZones workshop leader, participate in community outreach, or continue in your community involvement. Develop your best you.
- Study Abroad: Travel or stay home. We have personalized international experiences designed just for Scholars.
- Research: Work with faculty to conduct and publish research for school or a profession.
- ePortfolio: An online professional portfolio that details and celebrates involvement in the Scholars Program.