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Northwestern Scholar Ambassadors (NSA)

The Northwestern Scholar Ambassadors (NSA) are a group of academically high achievers with outstanding personalities. NSA members serve as student ambassadors to the university in numerous capacities, including tour guides, recruiters, and hosts/hostesses for campus events. Some of the events and activities NSA members assist with are: Ranger Preview, Freshman Connection, Alumni Spring Reunion, Donor Dinner, Family Day, and campus tours.  

Mission Statement: NSA provides students the opportunity to grow as leaders by serving the university and community while exemplifying academic and ethical standards. 



Complete the NSA application (can be submitted electronically with the online form OR hand-delivered to the Student Services Office by typing and printing the Microsoft Word document):


The NSA application deadline is April 1, 2024, by 5:00 p.m .  If the application is hand-delivered, it must be dropped off at the Student Services Office by 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2024. 


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Undergraduate Student

  2. Maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA at all times.

  3. Enroll and complete a minimum of 12 hours each semester successfully.

  4. Receive no failing grades.

  5. Allow no semester's GPA to fall below 2.5.

  6. Satisfactory fulfillment of the student contract.

  7. This scholarship may be awarded along with others, providing the student's total value of scholarships does not exceed the limit set forth by the Scholarship Committee.

  8. With a reapplication and acceptance this scholarship may be renewed.

Selection Process:

  1. NSA Coordinator will contact students who are selected to be interviewed.

  2. The Interview Committee will interview the applicants.  The interview committee will be selected by the Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

  3. The scholarships will be awarded based on the recommendations of the Interview Committee. Priority will be given to students who are involved in campus activities.

Student Participation:

  1. Participate in assigned duties at special events on campus.  Each NSA member will be required to participate in at least 75% of the planned activities.

  2. Conduct campus tours as scheduled by the Recruitment Office. 

  3. Attend meetings as scheduled.  Meetings will be approximately one hour duration unless otherwise noted; be prepared to stay for the entire hour.

  4. Each member will be required to work one office hour per week during both the fall and spring semesters.

  5. Other duties as required by the NSA Coordinator.


  1. As a representative of NWOSU, NSA members are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and responsible manner.

  2. While representing NWOSU in their official capacity, NSA members are to appear neat and groomed at all times.

  3. NSA members are expected to arrive on time and stay the full time at all events and meetings. Tardiness will not be tolerated.

  4. Commitments to attend events must be honored unless excused by the NSA Coordinator.

  5. NSA members can be terminated for conduct that violates university guidelines as stated in the Student Guidebook or the standards set by the NSA Coordinator.​

For more information about NSA, contact Ethan Sacket, Student Success Coordinator, at egsacket@nwosu.edu or (580) 327-8606. 

For information regarding student leadership opportunities on the Enid campus, please contact Tiffany Misak, Administrative Assistant at tdmisak@nwosu.edu or (580) 213-3101.

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