All Opportunities

Welcome to MyScholarships! You may search for 2020-2021 scholarship opportunities below.

Graduate Tuition Scholarship Applications for Spring 2020 will be open September 4, 2019.

The application for all other 2020-2021 scholarships will be available November 15, 2019.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$5,000 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship (February 14th Memorial Fund)
Memorial scholarship fund for February 14th. Scholarship award is based upon character and academic merit, and is for currently enrolled...
Memorial scholarship fund for February 14th. Scholarship award is based...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline10/31/2019
$6,000.00 NIU Washington, D.C. Summer Congressional Internship Program
To support students participating in the Summer Congressional Internship Program. Interviews for finalists will be held on December 2, 2019. ...
To support students participating in the Summer Congressional Internship...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2019
  • Award: $6,000.00
Deadline11/08/2019
$2,000.00 Marriott Culinary Arts-to-Hospitality Management Scholarship
To provide support to community college graduates interested in reinforcing their culinary background with a theoretical and managerial foundation.
To provide support to community college graduates interested in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline12/01/2019
$4,000.00 Marriott Hotel-Track Retention Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students currently working in the hotel industry who have committed to the hotel track.
To provide scholarship support for students currently working in the...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline12/01/2019
$2,000.00 Marriott ProStart to College Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to students from the ProStart program who have proven their commitment to the hospitality and tourism industry.
To provide scholarship support to students from the ProStart program who...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline12/01/2019
$2,000.00 Marriott Scholars Award
To provide scholarship support for community college graduates who have completed their A.A.S. degree in hospitality and related fields who are...
To provide scholarship support for community college graduates who have...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Forensics Tuition Program
Award to provide support to academically talented undergraduate students participating in NIU Forensics, which is a student organization devoted to...
Award to provide support to academically talented undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 12/06/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/06/2019
$60.00 University Honors Program Graduate Application Scholarship
Scholarship to reimburse NIU Graduate School application fee for honors students (may be available for specific partner programs only).
Scholarship to reimburse NIU Graduate School application fee for honors...
  • Deadline: 12/06/2019
  • Award: $60.00
Deadline12/06/2019
Varies Career Services Intern of the Semester
Students who have successfully completed a career-related work experience are eligible to apply for the Intern of the Semester and Intern of the...
Students who have successfully completed a career-related work...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/31/2019
Varies School of Music Tuition Program for Current Students
For recruiting and retaining outstanding Music students who exhibit general academic excellence and possess special talents and skills within the...
For recruiting and retaining outstanding Music students who exhibit...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/31/2019
Varies Allen Staver Meteorology Fund
Contact department for application details.
Contact department for application details.
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Charles W. Hagelman, Jr. Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students of English. Special consideration will be given to students who are graduate students, and/or have a...
To provide scholarship support to students of English. Special...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Court Bohn Memorial Fund - Expendable
To provide student scholarships or faculty support but are restricted to the areas of beam physics and astrophysics.
To provide student scholarships or faculty support but are restricted...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Eaton-Miner Physics Education Fund
To provide funding for special lectures or workshops for students studying to teach elementary or secondary science.
To provide funding for special lectures or workshops for students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Jack Villmow Memorial
To provide support to students majoring in meteorology. Contact department for application details.
To provide support to students majoring in meteorology. Contact...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
$1,500.00 John and Lili La Tourette Student Endowed Research Award in Physics
To provide financial support for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who are conducting research within the Department of Physics.
To provide financial support for undergraduate students in their junior...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Meteorology Academic Achievement & Scholarship Endowment
To fund memorial awards and scholarships for students studying Meteorology. Contact department for application details.
To fund memorial awards and scholarships for students studying...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Physics Graduate Student Travel
To provide financial support to a Graduate student to travel to present papers at conferences.
To provide financial support to a Graduate student to travel to present...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Russell and Jeanne Durning Family Fund
To provide scholarship assistance for full-time graduate or undergraduate students who are majoring in English.
To provide scholarship assistance for full-time graduate or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Toine Ashley Memorial Fund
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies InterPro Translation Solutions Foreign Language Residence Program
To provide study abroad support for the Foreign Language Residence Program members.
To provide study abroad support for the Foreign Language Residence...
  • Deadline: 02/22/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/22/2020
Varies WLC BLOG Study Abroad Scholarship
For majors and minors in departmental faculty-led programs to Argentina, China, France, Germany, and Spain to write a bilingual blog three times a...
For majors and minors in departmental faculty-led programs to Argentina,...
  • Deadline: 02/22/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/22/2020
Varies WLC Study Abroad Scholarship for Minors
Scholarship fund for World Languages & Cultures minors in Chinese, Italian, Japanese, and Russian who study abroad,
Scholarship fund for World Languages & Cultures minors in Chinese,...
  • Deadline: 02/22/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/22/2020
Varies Alfred L. & Shirley K. Tobias Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in instrumental music.
To provide scholarship support to a junior, senior or graduate student...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$0.00 Anita M. Andrew Memorial Scholarship in Asian Studies
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Jeannie A. Hainds History Endowment
To provide scholarships for deserving students in the Department of History or to support other activities.
To provide scholarships for deserving students in the Department of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Marvin Rosen Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support with disbursement to be determined by the Chair of the Department of History.
To provide scholarship support with disbursement to be determined by the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$0.00 Oscar Matasaar History Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of History.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate or graduate students in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ira Edgar Odom Fund in Geology and Environmental Geosciences
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate in field camp training or graduate student scholarships for students studying mineralogy or...
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate in field camp training...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2020
Varies Charles E. Montgomery Award
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification in biology. Contact Biology Department for...
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in a program...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2020
Varies David and Karen Nargis Student Scholarship in Biology
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior level students in the Department of Biology. Contact Biology Department for application details.
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior level students in...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2020
varies Elwood and Ruth Briles Memorial Fund
To provide financial support for genetics-related research via annual scholarships, grants, project funding, and/or stipends provided to...
To provide financial support for genetics-related research via annual...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2020
Varies Jerrold H. Zar Endowed Scholarship in Biology
To provide scholarship support to a student with senior standing who is majoring in Biology. Contact Biology Department for application details.
To provide scholarship support to a student with senior standing who is...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2020
Varies Sidney Mittler
To provide an annual scholarship awarded to students studying genetics. Contact Biology Department for application details.
To provide an annual scholarship awarded to students studying genetics. ...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2020
$73.75 Tim and Tom Gullikson Education Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $73.75
Ended
Varies Business Administration Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Center for Latino & Latin American Studies Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for hispanic students with financial need.
To provide scholarship support for hispanic students with financial need.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Consuelo and Carlos Paytuvi Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a degree in the College of Business, Northern Illinois University with a declared major in...
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a degree in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies David R. Layman Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in a program leading to a teacher certification in biology.
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in a program...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Engineering & Technology Leadership Tuition Program
For recruiting and retaining outstanding students who exhibit general academic excellence, represent special populations, and are interested in...
For recruiting and retaining outstanding students who exhibit general...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies ETAS
To support Engineering Technology Alumni Society activities.
To support Engineering Technology Alumni Society activities.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies February 14th Fund for the Forward Together Forward Scholars
To provide scholarship support to students who, like the five students who lost their lives in the February 14th tragedy, exemplify strength of...
To provide scholarship support to students who, like the five students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Gary Coover Endowed Travel Fund for Graduate Students
To provide financial assistance for travel expenses to graduate students within the Department of Psychology, for the purpose of mentoring and...
To provide financial assistance for travel expenses to graduate students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Harold and Marjorie Winters Department of Geography Scholarship Fund
To support tuition for gifted students from economically disadvantaged families.
To support tuition for gifted students from economically disadvantaged...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies HAVI Global Solutions Scholarship in OM&IS
To provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the Department of OM&IS at NIU.
To provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jeff A. Spencer Business Leadership Award
To provide scholarship support (or living expenses for military veterans) for undergraduate students or community college transfer students seeking...
To provide scholarship support (or living expenses for military...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John and Mary Larson Global Business Fund
To provide financial assistance to hardworking College of Business students who are interested in participating in the study abroad programs at NIU...
To provide financial assistance to hardworking College of Business...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph and Rosemary Bittorf Industrial & Systems Engineering Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for full-time female undergraduates seeking a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.
To provide scholarship support for full-time female undergraduates...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Larry Johannessen Fund in English
To provide financial support for the English department for use in enriching the undergraduate experience within the department.
To provide financial support for the English department for use in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mercedes de Martinez Memorial Scholarship
To provide student scholarship support, with a preference for Latino students, enrolled in the Northern Illinois University College of Business.
To provide student scholarship support, with a preference for Latino...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended