Our Opportunities

Welcome to MyScholarships! The application cycle for 2020-2021 has closed. You may search for 2021-2022 scholarship opportunities below.

The next application cycles are: September 4, 2020 for Spring 2021 Graduate Waivers; November 15, 2020 for all other scholarships for 2021-2022. Students who submitted a general application for a previous cycle will be able to update their application after November 15.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Public Administration Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Public Administration.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Public...
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Public Health Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Public Health.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Public Health.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Public Health Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Public Health.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Public Health.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Rehabilitation Counseling.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Rehabilitation...
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies School Business Management Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in School Business Management.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in School Business...
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Science, Social Studies, and Environmental Education Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Science, Social Studies, and Environmental Education.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Science, Social...
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Sociology Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Sociology.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Sociology.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Special Education Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Special Education.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Special Education.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Speech-Language Pathology.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Speech-Language...
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Sport Management Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Sport Management.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Sport Management.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Statistics Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Statistics.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Statistics.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Taxation Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waiver for Spring 2021 new admits in Taxation.
Graduate tuition waiver for Spring 2021 new admits in Taxation.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies Theatre Arts Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Theatre Arts.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in Theatre Arts.
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
Varies World Languages and Cultures - Spanish and Hispanic Studies Graduate Tuition Waiver
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in World Languages and Cultures.
Graduate tuition waivers for Spring 2021 new admits in World Languages...
  • Deadline: 10/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/02/2020
$5,000 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship (February 14th Memorial Fund)
Memorial scholarship fund for February 14th. Scholarship award is based upon character and academic merit, and is for currently enrolled...
Memorial scholarship fund for February 14th. Scholarship award is based...
  • Deadline: 10/23/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline10/23/2020
$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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline12/01/2020
$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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline12/01/2020
$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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
$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
$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
Varies Mercedes de Martinez Memorial Scholarship
To provide student scholarship support, with a preference for Latino students, enrolled in the Northern Illinois University College of Business.
To provide student scholarship support, with a preference for Latino...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Microsoft Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a degree within the College of Business with a declared Operations Management and Information...
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a degree within the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies NECA NE Illinois Chapter Scholarship in Memory of Peter Cattaneo Sr.
To provide scholarship support towards tuition, books and related fees for two full-time, undergraduate degree seeking students at NIU with...
To provide scholarship support towards tuition, books and related fees...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Paul and Elizabeth Kling Expendable Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for secondary education students within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
To provide scholarship support for secondary education students within...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies School of Art Tuition Program
For recruiting and retaining outstanding students who exhibit general academic excellence and can demonstrate exceptional talent towards a major...
For recruiting and retaining outstanding students who exhibit general...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Schriber Scholars in Women's Literature and Language - Student Awards
To advance studies in women’s literature and language from the perspective of feminist theory and analysis, specifically for one or more graduate...
To advance studies in women’s literature and language from the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies TSI-Transforming Solutions Inc. OM&IS Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to OMIS undergraduate and graduate students. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Must demonstrate financial need.
To provide scholarship support to OMIS undergraduate and graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Oscar Matasar History Scholarship
Provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student(s) in the department of History
Provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate or graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies NIU Chemistry Club Edwin Hyland Memorial Fund
To provide support for the educational and student engagement and networking activities of the NIU Chemistry Club and to provide funding for its...
To provide support for the educational and student engagement and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
partial tuition waiver for up to 9 graduate credit hours per semester Graduate School Tuition Waivers (Recruitment, McNair, Underrepresented Minority, Artistic Talent)
ROUND TWO Awards available to graduate students who are newly entering a degree program; non-degree students who will begin a degree program are...
ROUND TWO Awards available to graduate students who are newly entering a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: partial tuition waiver for up to 9 graduate credit hours per semester
Ended
Varies Dr. Robert Peterson Scholarship in Professional Sales
To provide scholarship support for students majoring in marketing and pursuing a Certificate in Professional Sales.
To provide scholarship support for students majoring in marketing and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$5,000 Dragonette Cross-College Career Success Scholarship
Scholarship support for sophomore or junior-level students who are pursuing a major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and intend to...
Scholarship support for sophomore or junior-level students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
Ended
Varies EXCEL (Extending College of Education Learning) Fund
Restriction: To provide scholarship support to students in the College of Education with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and based on financial need.
Restriction: To provide scholarship support to students in the College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 HAVI Global Solutions Scholarship in OM&IS
HAVI Global Solutions established this scholarship for students enrolled in the Department of OM&IS who have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
HAVI Global Solutions established this scholarship for students enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies James and Karen Hayman Endowed Scholarship in Finance
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students who are majoring in finance in the College of Business at Northern Illinois University.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended