The NCTC Foundation offers many scholarships for both fall and spring semesters every year. A single online application is used. Typically, the fall semester application deadline is around May 1 and the spring semester application deadline is around November 1.

Workforce Development Scholarships from the State of Minnesota are also available to new students pursuing high-demand careers within advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services, information technology, early childhood education, and transportation.

The NCTC Foundation also offers Early Recruitment Scholarships to incoming students a year before they begin at Northland.