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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Fanny Ruth Patterson Scholarship
The Fanny Ruth Patterson fund will provide scholarship support for deserving students who embody the spirit of Fanny Ruth Patterson, the first...
The Fanny Ruth Patterson fund will provide scholarship support for...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: 1000 (minimum)
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Up to $1,500.00 Gisela Wenner Nursing Endowment
To provide scholarship support to a full time junior or senior degree seeking Nursing student based on academic merit with a preference given to...
To provide scholarship support to a full time junior or senior degree...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,500.00
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Gladys M. Bahr Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate student with senior standing in the field of basic business or consumer education.
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate student with...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Godambe Family Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for two undergraduate or two graduate students seeking a degree in Operations Management and Information Systems...
To provide scholarship support for two undergraduate or two graduate...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Grace Y. Rose Scholarship in Education
To provide scholarship support to a degree-seeking senior demonstrating financial need. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA pursuing a teaching degree in...
To provide scholarship support to a degree-seeking senior demonstrating...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Harold "Rip" Collins Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for an outstanding student who plans to enter the educational administration profession.
To provide scholarship support for an outstanding student who plans to...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Harold and Marjorie Winters Department of Geography Scholarship Fund
To support tuition for gifted students from economically disadvantaged families.
To support tuition for gifted students from economically disadvantaged...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Harold W. Finney and Janet P. Finney Medical Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide funding for teaching and learning aids and/or to students pursuing a degree in nursing at either the undergraduate or graduate level.
To provide funding for teaching and learning aids and/or to students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
$0.00 Helen Gum Westlake and Donald G. Westlake Scholarship for Family Life Studies
To provide scholarship support to full-time undergraduate students pursuing Child Development program, Family Social Services or Certified Family...
To provide scholarship support to full-time undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Helen Gum Westlake Memorial Scholarship for Early Childhood Education
To provide scholarship support for student teachers to encourage both men and women to specialize in the teaching of research-proven principles of...
To provide scholarship support for student teachers to encourage both...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Henn-Moody-Simich Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students who are seeking a degree within the College of Education. Must enter as a...
To provide scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students who...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
$0.00 Herth Hope Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for senior-level students enrolled in the NIU School of Nursing.
To provide scholarship support for senior-level students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Holly Family Scholarship in Education
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Honors Excellence Awards
For University Honors students of high academic merit or who serve on the program’s student staff.
For University Honors students of high academic merit or who serve on...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Horvath Family Fund
To provide support for students who are completing one of the following: a Technology Specialist Certificate; a Middle School Endorsement in...
To provide support for students who are completing one of the following:...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Iris Adam Memorial Endowment Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to a student with at least junior standing who is studying special education within the College of Education.
To provide scholarship assistance to a student with at least junior...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Izzo-Inge Family Endowment for Students with Disabilities
To provide financial support to full-time undergraduate, degree seeking students who are incoming juniors or seniors in any academic discipline and...
To provide financial support to full-time undergraduate, degree seeking...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies James & Karen Hayman Endowed Scholarship in Early Childhood Education
To provide scholarship support to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education.
To provide scholarship support to students pursuing an undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies James and Moke Chee Wolter Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students majoring in elementary education.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
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: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
$1,300.00 (minimum) James L. Massey Endowed Honors Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to an incoming, full-time undergraduate student in the University Honors Program.
To provide scholarship support to an incoming, full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: $1,300.00 (minimum)
Deadline01/31/2021
$2,000.00 (minimum) James M. and Audrey M. Banovetz Fellowship
To provide a stipend and accompanying recognition given by the NIU Master of Public Administration (MPA) program to the student(s) designated as...
To provide a stipend and accompanying recognition given by the NIU...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00 (minimum)
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies James S. and Tina J. Kendrick Scholarship for Engineering Excellence
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for incoming freshmen students pursuing a degree within the College of Engineering and...
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support for incoming...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Jan Half Scholarship Fund
Scholarship support for a graduate of Leland High School who is seeking a college education at Northern Illinois University.
Scholarship support for a graduate of Leland High School who is seeking...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Jane Richards Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student who is enrolled in NIU’s School of Nursing.
To provide scholarship support to a student who is enrolled in NIU’s...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Jaroslaw Komarynsky and Omer G. Voss, Jr. Leadership Award
The purpose of the Fund is to promote leadership by providing financial support for students in the College of Business Department of Finance, who...
The purpose of the Fund is to promote leadership by providing financial...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Jerrold H. Zar Endowed Scholarship in Science Education
To provide scholarship support for students enrolled in an NIU “initial teacher certification” program in a biological or physical sciences...
To provide scholarship support for students enrolled in an NIU “initial...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Jessie Griffith Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in the College of Education who is intending to teach after graduation.
To provide scholarship support to a student enrolled in the College of...
  • 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
$1,300.00 (minimum) Joe and Karen Grush Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior students majoring in either: psychology or nursing.
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: $1,300.00 (minimum)
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies Joe and Karen Grush Endowed Scholarship in Psychology
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
$0.00 John A. Niemi Memorial Scholarship for Travel
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies John and Anne Landgraf Student Engagement Fund
To enable students within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to partake in engaged learning experiences during their time at Northern...
To enable students within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies John and Lili La Tourette Student Endowed Research Award in Chemistry
To provide financial support for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who are conducting research within the Department of...
To provide financial support for undergraduate students in their junior...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies John C. and Judith M. Gurley Endowed English Scholarship
To be awarded to a student majoring in English with a demonstrated desire to pursue a career in a professional field (non-academic).
To be awarded to a student majoring in English with a demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies John D. Graham Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry. Contact the Chemistry department for application information
To provide scholarship support to a graduate student in the Department...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies John Deere Scholarships in Engineering
To provide scholarship support for full-time students pursuing a degree in engineering. Cumulative GPA must be 3.0 or above. Must be a U.S....
To provide scholarship support for full-time students pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021
Varies John F. and Cheryl L. Tierney Endowed Scholarship in Finance
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree-seeking, junior or senior level students with a declared finance major in the College of...
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree-seeking, junior or...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2021