All Opportunities

Welcome to Northern Illinois University’s scholarship application system! You may search for 2019-2020 scholarship opportunities below.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies John G. and Barbara C. Peters Student Endowment for Public Service
To provide scholarship support to those undergraduate students majoring in Political Science or Public Administration.
To provide scholarship support to those undergraduate students majoring...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
$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:
  • Award: $0.00
$500.00 (minimum) Brian Fugiel Memorial Fund in Geology and Environmental Sciences
To provide financial support for graduate students in the department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences.
To provide financial support for graduate students in the department of...
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  • Award: $500.00 (minimum)
Varies Carla Montgomery Graduate Scholarship in GeoChemistry
To provide scholarship support for graduate students in the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Liberal Arts and...
To provide scholarship support for graduate students in the Department...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Carla Montgomery Undergraduate Scholarship in Geology
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student who is a declared major in the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences,...
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student who is a...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies John R. Young Memorial Scholarship in Geology
To provide scholarship support to students who are declared majors in the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences.
To provide scholarship support to students who are declared majors in...
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  • Award: Varies
$500.00 Antinette "Toni" Keller Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to entering freshman who want to pursue a major in art.
To provide scholarship support to entering freshman who want to pursue a...
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  • Award: $500.00
Varies Barbara J. Benway Scholarship in Art Education
To provide scholarship support for junior, senior or graduate students seeking a degree in Art Education within the College of Visual & Performing...
To provide scholarship support for junior, senior or graduate students...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 (minimum) 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:
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
$500.00 (minimum) Caroline Allrutz Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate Art Education major.
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate Art Education major.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 (minimum)
Varies Cora Miner Art Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance for a student of junior or senior standing enrolled in the Department of Art.
To provide scholarship assistance for a student of junior or senior...
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  • Award: Varies
$500.00 (minimum) Dimitri Liakos Endowment in Art History
To provide scholarship assistance for undergraduate Art History majors.
To provide scholarship assistance for undergraduate Art History majors.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 (minimum)
$1,000.00 (minimum) Dorathea & Richard Beard Scholarship for the Arts
To provide scholarship support for students who are declared majors in one of the following: Art History, Drawing or Painting.
To provide scholarship support for students who are declared majors in...
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  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Varies Dorothea Bilder Endowed Fine Arts Studio Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for graduate as well as for undergraduate students majoring in art, with emphasis in printmaking who demonstrate...
To provide scholarship support for graduate as well as for undergraduate...
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  • Award: Varies
$500.00 (minimum) Frances Gates Memorial Art Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance for a graduate or undergraduate studying art watercolor or any other medium.
To provide scholarship assistance for a graduate or undergraduate...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 (minimum)
Varies Helen Merritt Art Endowment
To provide scholarship assistance to students studying in the areas of art and art history.
To provide scholarship assistance to students studying in the areas of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Jack and Eleanor Olson Art Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to art students studying in the area of painting and/or drawing.
To provide scholarship support to art students studying in the area of...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 (minimum) Jack and Margaret Arends Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to a talented student who is recognized to be seriously involved in the Art field.
To provide scholarship assistance to a talented student who is...
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  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Varies James P. Bates Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide yearly scholarship support to needy and talented students in the NIU Art Department.
To provide yearly scholarship support to needy and talented students in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Jim Asbury Memorial Art Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to a graduate student in Time Arts/video focus or to a junior or senior undergraduate in Time Arts.
To provide scholarship assistance to a graduate student in Time...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies John X . Koznarek Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in Studio Art in the Art Department.
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in Studio Art in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Jonathan Ryan Lee Studio Art Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for graduate students who are seeking their Masters degree in Studio Art through Northern Illinois University,...
To provide scholarship support for graduate students who are seeking...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Joyce L. Marcus Endowed Art History Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for a junior-level undergraduate Art History major.
To provide scholarship support for a junior-level undergraduate Art...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Lester K. Smith Endowed Creative Art Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for advanced undergraduate or graduate students majoring in art.
To provide scholarship support for advanced undergraduate or graduate...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 (minimum) Marilyn Sjoholm Student Scholarship for Fine Art
To provide scholarship support for full time, degree seeking students within the School of Art, College of Visual and Performing Arts, who are...
To provide scholarship support for full time, degree seeking students...
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  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Varies O'Malley-Pugh Endowment Fund for School of Art
To provide scholarship support for a junior or senior student majoring in Music or Art.
To provide scholarship support for a junior or senior student majoring...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 (minimum) Peg Bond Art Education Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate Art Education major.
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate Art Education major.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Varies Richard A. Keefer Art Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to an art student based on talent and scholarship.
To provide scholarship support to an art student based on talent and...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Sally Stevens Scholarships in the Arts for the School of Art
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Virginia "Gingie" Noe Memorial Scholarship Fund in Art
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students at NIU majoring in Art in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students at NIU...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 Alexa Rae Bertram Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a full time, degree seeking Freshman student that is a graduate of Glenbard North High School. Candidates must...
To provide scholarship support to a full time, degree seeking Freshman...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies David and Karen Nargis Student Scholarship in Biology
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior level students in the Department of Biology.
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior level students in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles E. Montgomery Award
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification in biology.
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in a program...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: varies
Varies Jerrold H. Zar Endowed Scholarship in Biology
To provide scholarship support to a student with senior standing who is majoring in Biology.
To provide scholarship support to a student with senior standing who is...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Karl Adams Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a student in their 5th or 6th year term of study preparing to become a teacher.
To provide scholarship support to a student in their 5th or 6th year...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Mary Williams Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to a senior level student majoring in elementary education who also has an interest in reading of children’s...
To provide scholarship assistance to a senior level student majoring in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Sidney Mittler
To provide an annual scholarship awarded to students studying genetics.
To provide an annual scholarship awarded to students studying genetics.
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies