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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Wheeler Memorial Endowed Scholarships
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrated financial need with preference given to students showing interest in the teaching...
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2021
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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2021
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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2021
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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2021
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: 04/30/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2021
Varies Accountancy Scholarship Fund
Accountancy discretionary scholarship fund.
Accountancy discretionary scholarship fund.
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Caterpillar Excellence Fund
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Deloitte Accountancy Professorship
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Jim and Mary Jean Young Endowed Scholarship in Accountancy
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for students enrolled in the Department of Accountancy.
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for students...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies KPMG Innovation Fund
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
$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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$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: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Robert E. Stoettner Endowed Scholarship in Accountancy
To provide scholarship and financial support for worthy accountancy students in the NIU Department of Accountancy, College of Business.
To provide scholarship and financial support for worthy accountancy...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Robert V. McGann Endowed Scholarship in Accountancy
To provide scholarship support for students enrolled in the Department of Accountancy.
To provide scholarship support for students enrolled in the Department...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
$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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
$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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Harry D. Horton Endowed Scholarship in Music
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship for students enrolled at NIU who are seeking a degree in the School of Music, College of V&PA...
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship for students enrolled...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
$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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Jazz Studies
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
$1,500.00 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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies O'Malley-Pugh Endowment Fund for School of Music
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...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Reynolds Whitney Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to outstanding music majors.
To provide scholarship assistance to outstanding music majors.
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
$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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
$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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $60.00
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Victoria Young Scholarship Fund for School of Music
Scholarship support for a student studying piano within the School of Music.
Scholarship support for a student studying piano within the School of...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021