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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Equipment Mary F. English Technology Award Fund
To provide technology support to students who are financially and/or physically disadvantaged and pursuing a teacher education program.
To provide technology support to students who are financially and/or...
  • Deadline: 06/22/2018
  • Award: Equipment
Deadline06/22/2018
Varies Benja Krause Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to an outstanding graduate student majoring in art history.
To provide scholarship support to an outstanding graduate student...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2018
Varies School of Theatre and Dance Tuition Program for Incoming Students
Tuition assistance granted to new and continuing theatre and dance students who can demonstrate exceptional talent.
Tuition assistance granted to new and continuing theatre and dance...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2018
Varies Sydney Smith Memorial
To provide scholarship support for a student in the Theatre Arts Department.
To provide scholarship support for a student in the Theatre Arts...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2018
$500.00 Research Rookies
Research Rookies allows undergraduate first-semester freshman, sophomore and first-semester transfer students to learn what research looks like in...
Research Rookies allows undergraduate first-semester freshman, sophomore...
  • Deadline: 07/15/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline07/15/2018
Varies Forensics Tuition Program
Award to provide support to academically talented students participating in NIU Forensics.
Award to provide support to academically talented students participating...
  • Deadline: 08/10/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/10/2018
$1,200.00 Huskie Service Scholars Fellows
Huskie Service Scholars (HSS) is a program in which eligible freshmen and first-semester transfer students connect through a supportive peer...
Huskie Service Scholars (HSS) is a program in which eligible freshmen...
  • Deadline: 08/13/2018
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline08/13/2018
Varies University Honors Fellow for Current Students
  • Deadline: 08/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/15/2018
Varies A. Bond and Margaret F. Woodruff Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior level undergraduate student majoring in Psychology or Music Education with a 3.0 GPA. ...
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior level undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
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: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Brian Hann-King Scholarship in Piano
To provide scholarship support for a student in his/her junior or senior year majoring in piano performance or music education with an emphasis in...
To provide scholarship support for a student in his/her junior or senior...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Brody Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students majoring in Music.
To provide scholarship support to students majoring in Music.
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
$1,000.00 (minimum) Charles Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in theory or piano who is in good standing at the university.
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in theory or piano...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Clark Family Endowed Scholarship in Music Fund
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Music with emphasis in percussion and/or guitar.
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
$1,000.00 (minimum) Constance Eloise Aagesen Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a full time undergraduate student majoring in keyboard or woodwind in the School of Music.
To provide scholarship support to a full time undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Donald L. Walker Living Legacy Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students majoring in piano performance.
To provide scholarship support for full-time degree-seeking...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Earl and Margaret Hoffmann Endowed Student Scholarship in Music
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in vocal performance or choral music education.
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in vocal...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Farny R. Wurlitzer Music Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for a student enrolled in the Music program.
To provide scholarship support for a student enrolled in the Music program.
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Huskie Marching Band Tuition Program for Current Students
For returning band members.
For returning band members.
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Huskie Marching Band Tuition Program for Incoming Students
Tuition assistance for new and continuing Huskie Marching Band members who demonstrate exceptional talent. An audition may be required.
Tuition assistance for new and continuing Huskie Marching Band members...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Jane Jenkins Lovering Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students majoring in piano or voice.
To provide scholarship support to students majoring in piano or voice.
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
$1,000.00 (minimum) Janet and A. Oscar Haugland Scholarship in Music Composition or Music Theory
To provide an annual scholarship to an undergraduate student studying Music Theory and/or Composition.
To provide an annual scholarship to an undergraduate student studying...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Jerrold H. Zar Endowed Scholarship in Trumpet Studies
To provide scholarship support for senior level undergraduate students majoring in Music whose primary instrument is trumpet.
To provide scholarship support for senior level undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Kolze-Rasmussen Music Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student studying keyboard or voice.
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
$1,000.00 Leigh A. Williams Memorial Endowed Music Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for a student with a music major studying brass instruments in the NIU School of Music with a preference given to a...
To provide scholarship support for a student with a music major studying...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Lester K. Smith Endowed Creative Music Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a senior undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full time and majoring in classical music.
To provide scholarship support to a senior undergraduate or graduate...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Lynne M. Waldeland Scholarship in Vocal Music
To provide scholarship assistance to undergrad. students majoring in vocal music or music education.
To provide scholarship assistance to undergrad. students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Maude Nicholson Music Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate Music major.
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate Music major.
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Norman S. and Marion D. Gilbert Endowed Scholarship in Music
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Raya Garbousova Expendable Scholarship Fund
Scholarship in strings within the School of Music, preference given to students of cello.
Scholarship in strings within the School of Music, preference given to...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Reynolds Whitney Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to outstanding music majors.
To provide scholarship assistance to outstanding music majors.
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
$1,000.00 (minimum) Richard A. Keefer Music Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student studying harpsicord, organ or harp.
To provide scholarship support to a student studying harpsicord, organ...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Robert R. and Frances A. Green Endowed Scholarship in Music
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in a music discipline.
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate or graduate students who...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Ron Modell Scholarship Endowment in Jazz Studies
To provide scholarship support to a talented undergraduate student majoring in jazz studies in the School of Music.
To provide scholarship support to a talented undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Sally Stevens Scholarships in the Arts for the School of Music
To provide financial assistance to talented rising senior students in music, art and theatre arts in Northern Illinois University’s College of...
To provide financial assistance to talented rising senior students in...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Samuel E. Bradt & Bertha Glidden Bradt Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship support to students majoring in music, and provide help to the music program of the First United Methodist Church.
To provide scholarship support to students majoring in music, and...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
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: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Stuart D. Fink Fine Arts Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for first time students in Music or Art.
To provide scholarship support for first time students in Music or Art.
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Wilbur A. and Dorothy S. Smith Clarinet Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate student, with preference given to a student with junior or senior standing who is a...
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate student,...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies Wilbur and Carmen Pursley Endowed Scholarship In Music
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior undergraduate trombone or composition students majoring in Music.
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
Varies William M. and Ruth H. Koehler Piano Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student studying in the areas of piano performance, or piano music education.
To provide scholarship support to a student studying in the areas of...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/31/2018
$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: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $60.00
Deadline05/15/2019
Varies Arnold B Fox Memorial Fund
To support the Arnold B. Fox Memorial Award in the Dept. of English.
To support the Arnold B. Fox Memorial Award in the Dept. of English.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies John H. Chiricotti Scholarship Fund
To provide financial support to students during their freshman and sophomore years, with the hope that other scholarships available to College of...
To provide financial support to students during their freshman and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies NIU Fast-Trak MBA Scholarship
To provide annual scholarships in support of outstanding Fast-Track MBA candidates.
To provide annual scholarships in support of outstanding Fast-Track MBA...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies S. Orville & Adra Baker English Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a junior undergraduate student with high academic achievement in the Department of English.
To provide scholarship support to a junior undergraduate student with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Wayne E. McCleery Scholarship Award
To provide scholarship assistance to a graduating student from West Aurora High School who has the highest academic rank and intends to major in...
To provide scholarship assistance to a graduating student from West...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$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