Our 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
$2,500.00 Dee Community Impact Through Education (CitE) Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to incoming first-year students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds in the Chicago area and who have...
To provide scholarship assistance to incoming first-year students from...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Deloris Gregory Pourchot
To provide scholarship support to students in the College of Health and Human Sciences, Family, Consumer & Nutrition Sciences.
To provide scholarship support to students in the College of Health and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship in Business
To provide scholarship support for Delta Sigma Pi members.
To provide scholarship support for Delta Sigma Pi members.
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dennis and Stacey Barsema Endowment in Social Entrepreneurship
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree seeking students who are pursuing studies in the Social Entrepreneurship Program at NIU. ...
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree seeking students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dennis Cesarotti Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To provide student scholarship support for students in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology.
To provide student scholarship support for students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dennis L. Dean Endowed Scholarship Fund in Finance
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior level undergraduate student majoring in Finance.
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior level undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dick Noreen Honors Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a student who has been actively involved in the Honors Program for at least one year.
To provide scholarship support to a student who has been actively...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Doc and Betty Newell Endowed Engineering Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering...
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
varies Don and Ann Charleston Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in their junior/senior year enrolled in the School of Nursing.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in their...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Donald and Linda Shearer Honors STEM Scholarship
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Donald R. and Kayval Larson Endowed Scholarship in Business
To provide merit-based scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Business.
To provide merit-based scholarship support for full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Donald R. Ostberg Mathematics Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship support to an upper division or graduate student in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
To provide scholarship support to an upper division or graduate student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dorothy & Glenn Erickson Math Endowment
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate student enrolled in Math Education with a desire to work in teaching following graduation.
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate student enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
$675.00 Dorothy A. (née Studnicka) & Glenn E. Erickson Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate student enrolled in Elementary Education with a desire to work in teaching following graduation.
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate student enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $675.00
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Denise Schoenbachler Leadership Award in MIS/SAP Integration
The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support for MIS students who plan to pursue a leadership position in the information technology...
The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support for MIS...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Earl Hansen Legacy Scholarship
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Ernest E. Hanson Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to students with a sophomore, junior or senior standing in the College of Education who graduated from an Illinois...
To provide scholarship support to students with a sophomore, junior or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Frederick L. Kitterle Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to full time, degree seeking students who are majoring in an academic discipline within the College of Liberal Arts...
To provide scholarship support to full time, degree seeking students who...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
up to $2,000.00 Dr. Irving and Roseanne K. Frank Scholarship in Nursing
To provide financial assistance to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in nursing.
To provide financial assistance to a full-time undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: up to $2,000.00
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. John H. Johansen Scholarship Fund - College of Education
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in education.
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Kathleen McFadden Community Service Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a degree in Operations Management and Information Systems within the College of Business.
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a degree in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Keith R. Getschman Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to graduate students who are enrolled in the educational administration program in the College of Education.
To provide scholarship support to graduate students who are enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Laurence A. Mack Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for students who are majoring in or who intend to major in elementary education.
To provide scholarship support for students who are majoring in or who...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Lucinda Dittmer Elementary Education Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students seeking a degree in elementary education.
To provide scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. M. Joan Popp Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for female students at the junior level or above who are majoring in physical education, kinesiology, or athletic...
To provide scholarship support for female students at the junior level...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dr. Thomas R. Crowell, Jr. & Mrs. Judith F. Crowell Education Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance for graduate students studying educational administration within the College of Education.
To provide scholarship assistance for graduate students studying...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
$500.00 (minimum) Drs. Dale R. and Vivian R. Jackson Fund for Academic Excellence
To provide scholarship support for CHANCE students with financial need who are transitioning from freshman to sophomore status.
To provide scholarship support for CHANCE students with financial need...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00 (minimum)
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Dwight Y. King Endowment for the Center of Southeast Asian Studies
To provide scholarships for international students to attend NIU to pursue a master’s degree or Ph.D. in an area of study involving substantial...
To provide scholarships for international students to attend NIU to...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Earl and Margaret Hoffmann Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education
To provide scholarship assistance for students in the College of Education who are studying to become elementary school teachers.
To provide scholarship assistance for students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Earl W. and Cindi C. Rachowicz Scholarship in Nursing
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate or graduate students within the School of Nursing in the College of...
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree-seeking,...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Early Childhood Studies Program Endowment - CHHS
To provide support for scholarships, research, services to young children, lectures, conferences and clinical activities.
To provide support for scholarships, research, services to young...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Early Childhood Studies Program Endowment - COE
To provide support for scholarships, research, services to young children, lectures, conferences and clinical activities. A collaborative program...
To provide support for scholarships, research, services to young...
  • 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 Eickhoff Family Veterans Scholarship
To provide scholarship support and/or support for living expenses for students seeking a business degree in the NIU College of Business.
To provide scholarship support and/or support for living expenses for...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Elise A. Brett Scholarship for FCNS Quasi-Endowment
To provide student scholarships in the School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences.
To provide student scholarships in the School of Family, Consumer, and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Elizabeth A. Patterson Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student in the department of Kinesiology and Physical Education who have demonstrated...
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student in the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Elizabeth J. Schwantes Undergraduate Scholars Fund
To provide scholarship support for three undergraduate students – one each from the following departments: Department of Computer Science, ...
To provide scholarship support for three undergraduate students – one...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Elizabeth Klaus Hatch and Donald L. Hatch Jr. Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior year students who are majoring in teacher education within the College of Education.
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior year students who...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
$5,000.00 Engineering & Technology Leadership Tuition Program for Ambassadors
The recipients of this scholarship will be expected to engage in community service to the college as part of the CEET Ambassadors Club. This...
The recipients of this scholarship will be expected to engage in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Engineering Technology
The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support towards tuition and related educational expenses for a student who is seeking an...
The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support towards tuition...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Environmental Studies Scholarship
To provide student assistantships and research support for academic programs in environmental studies.
To provide student assistantships and research support for academic...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies ETAS Endowment Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for a student in the College of Engineering & Engineering Technology.
To provide scholarship support for a student in the College of...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Eugene W. Hellmich Mathematics Prize Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to students enrolled in a program leading to a teacher certification in math at the secondary level.
To provide scholarship assistance to students enrolled in a program...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Eunice B. Schwemm Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students in the College of Education pursuing a teaching career in the Chicago metropolitan area.
To provide scholarship support to students in the College of Education...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Fanny Ruth Patterson Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for African American students who have earned a minimum of 70 hours, maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and are active in...
This scholarship is intended for African American students who have...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
1000 (minimum) Financial Aid and Scholarship Office General Scholarships
Application for general/discretionary/need-based scholarships awarded through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office. Funding is limited and not...
Application for general/discretionary/need-based scholarships awarded...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: 1000 (minimum)
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Florence E. Doyle Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in Counseling.
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in Counseling.
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Gail Ebers Hickey Endowed Scholarship
To provide undergraduate, high-achieving students scholarships with merit scholarships.
To provide undergraduate, high-achieving students scholarships with...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Gail Masters Gallagher Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide educational opportunities to a junior level student majoring in Mathematical Sciences.
To provide educational opportunities to a junior level student majoring...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020
Varies Georgiana W. Sie Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support of a student enrolled in Child Development.
To provide scholarship support of a student enrolled in Child Development.
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2020