All Opportunities

*Welcome to MyScholarships! The application cycle for 2021-2022 has closed. The next application cycles are: September 3, 2021 for Spring 2022 Graduate Waivers; November 15, 2021 for all other scholarships for 2022-2023. Students who submitted a general application for a previous cycle will be able to update their application after November 15.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$6,000.00 NIU Washington, D.C. Summer Congressional Internship Program
To support students participating in the Summer Congressional Internship Program (pending program availability relative to COVID-19 limitations)....
To support students participating in the Summer Congressional Internship...
  • Deadline: 11/08/2021
  • Award: $6,000.00
Deadline11/08/2021
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: 12/04/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/04/2021
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: 12/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/15/2021
$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: 01/11/2022
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline01/11/2022
$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: 01/11/2022
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline01/11/2022
$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: 01/11/2022
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline01/11/2022
$900.00 Barry and Debbie Franklin Student Engagement Fund
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for the Barry and Debbie Franklin Student Engagement Fund, which was established to...
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: $900.00
Deadline01/31/2022
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: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
$100.00 CLAS Dean's Awards
CLAS Dean’s Awards fund
CLAS Dean’s Awards fund
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: $100.00
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Cletus G. Fisher Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a senior level undergraduate student majoring in the Department of Communicative Disorders.
To provide scholarship support to a senior level undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Daniel Wit Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for a student pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree at Northern Illinois...
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for a student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies David P. Street Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship support of an undergraduate student majoring in sociology. Contact department for application details.
To provide scholarship support of an undergraduate student majoring in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Frances Rowe Katz Award for Graduate Research
To provide scholarship assistance for research and writing of a master’s thesis. Contact department for application details.
To provide scholarship assistance for research and writing of a master’s...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies James Beaudry & Douglas More Memorial
To be used at the discretion of the Dept. of Sociology.
To be used at the discretion of the Dept. of Sociology.
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Joan Good Erickson Clinical Excellence Award
To provide scholarship assistance to graduate students in communicative disorders and who demonstrate excellent clinical skill in speech-language...
To provide scholarship assistance to graduate students in communicative...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Kohl's Corporation Student Project Awards in Retail Marketing
To provide student awards for students participating in the Retail Marketing Certificate program.
To provide student awards for students participating in the Retail...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Lois S. Self Graduate Professional Engagement Fund in Communication
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
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: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Scripps Newspapers Education
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Sociology Award
Used for scholarship scholarships. Contact department for application details.
Used for scholarship scholarships. Contact department for application...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
Varies Waldo W. Burchard Award for Graduate Scholarship
To provide an award to an graduate student in sociology with the highest GPA. Contact department for application details.
To provide an award to an graduate student in sociology with the highest...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2022
$2,000.00 Anita M. Andrew Memorial Scholarship in Asian Studies
For students committed to pursuing a graduate degree in Asian Studies. Must have taken or will be enrolled in at least nine hours of Asian...
For students committed to pursuing a graduate degree in Asian Studies. ...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2022
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/01/2022
Varies Inez Nelson Family Scholarship Endowment
To provide scholarship support to junior or senior students with preference to a student of Swedish descent.
To provide scholarship support to junior or senior students with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2022
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: 03/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2022
Varies Joe R. Wilkinson Memorial Fund
To provide an award to a graduating senior with the highest accumulated GPA among all political science students.
To provide an award to a graduating senior with the highest accumulated...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2022
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: 03/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2022
$0.00 Oscar Matasar 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: 03/01/2022
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2022
Varies Richard J. Doherty and Jon F. Erickson Chicago Law Internship Endowment
To provide financial assistance to an undergraduate Northern Illinois University student who will participate in a summer internship with the...
To provide financial assistance to an undergraduate Northern Illinois...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2022
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: 03/18/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/18/2022
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: 04/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2022
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: 04/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2022
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: 04/30/2022
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2022
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: 04/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2022
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: 04/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2022
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: 05/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2022
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: 05/15/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2022
$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 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