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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00 (minimum)
Ended
Varies Jane Richards Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student from Rich Central High School who is enrolled in NIU’s School of Nursing.
To provide scholarship support to a student from Rich Central High...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jaymie and Harry Simmon Expendable Research Rookies Fund
This fund was created to support NIU’s Research Rookies program by providing stipends for students, research expenses and faculty mentor stipends.
This fund was created to support NIU’s Research Rookies program by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jeffery Burton Lollar Memorial Scholarship Fund in Operations Management and Information Systems
To provide tuition scholarship support for a full-time or part-time degree seeking, undergraduate student, preferably at the Junior or Senior...
To provide tuition scholarship support for a full-time or part-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$791.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $791.00
Ended
Varies Joan Good Erickson Undergraduate Clinical Interest Award
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate speech or pathology student with an interest in hearing impairment, cleft palate, counseling...
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate speech or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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 Chemistry.
To provide financial support for undergraduate students in their junior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500.00 John and Lili La Tourette Student Endowed Research Award in Physics
To provide financial support for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who are conducting research within the Department of Physics.
To provide financial support for undergraduate students in their junior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John D. Graham Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry.
To provide scholarship support to a graduate student in the Department...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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.
To provide scholarship support for full-time students pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John E. and Kathryn M. Link Memorial Scholarship in Business
To provide scholarship support for MBA students enrolled in the NIU College of Business
To provide scholarship support for MBA students enrolled in the NIU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jon Carnahan Chemistry Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate or graduate student seeking a degree or certificate of graduate study in chemistry with a focus...
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate or graduate student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph Bittorf Memorial Expendable Scholarship
To provide scholarship support towards tuition, books and related fees for a full-time, or part-time undergraduate student at the freshman or...
To provide scholarship support towards tuition, books and related fees...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph C. and Marion E. Huber Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in Mathematical Sciences.
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in Mathematical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph Harry Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students who have participated in LGBTQ+ organizations or leadership activities.
To provide scholarship support for students who have participated in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$675.00 (minimum) Judith A. Bischoff Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate declared major in Kinesiology and Physical Education.
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate declared major in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $675.00 (minimum)
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$1,000.00 (minimum) Julia Calliss Morris Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students who will be participating in the School-University Partnership with primary consideration given to...
To provide scholarship support for students who will be participating in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Ended
$1,400 Julianna Gehant Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for students of Northern Illinois University who are majoring in elementary education. Preference given to students...
To provide scholarship support for students of Northern Illinois...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,400
Ended
$500.00 (minimum) Kappa Omicron Nu Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students in the Department of FCNS
To provide scholarship support to students in the Department of FCNS
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00 (minimum)
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Katherine Walker Library Work Scholar Award
To recognize students at NIU who wish to pursue careers as professional librarians.
To recognize students at NIU who wish to pursue careers as professional...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kathy Orr McDonald Memorial award for Editorial Excellence
To provide scholarship support to a Northern Star reporter or editor interested in a career in journalism news.
To provide scholarship support to a Northern Star reporter or editor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kevin Casebolt Scholarship
To provide scholarship for students seeking a degree in Management within the College of Business at NIU and to recognize students who are taking...
To provide scholarship for students seeking a degree in Management...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kevin Cull Memorial Fund
To provide scholarship support to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry.
To provide scholarship support to graduate students in the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kohl's Corporation Student Project Awards in Retail Marketing
To provide student awards for students participating in the Retail Marketing Certificate program.
To provide student awards for students participating in the Retail...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$540.00 (minimum) Lawrence B. Hapeman Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate or graduate student training to become a teacher of visually handicapped individuals.
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate or graduate student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $540.00 (minimum)
Ended
Varies Lawrence J. and Merrily S. Nilles Accountancy Internship Award
To provide scholarship support for students who have completed the Northern Illinois University Accountancy InternshipProgram and are pursuing a...
To provide scholarship support for students who have completed the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 LeRoy Mitchell Expendable Scholarship for CHANCE
To assist upper-class CHANCE students with financing for the last years of their degree programs. The fund will support those students who are in...
To assist upper-class CHANCE students with financing for the last years...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$312.00 (minimum) Linda Kay Barnes Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to graduate students who are pursuing a career in Adapted Physical Activity.
To provide scholarship support to graduate students who are pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $312.00 (minimum)
Ended
Varies Lois V. Hobart Endowed Scholarship in Business
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in the College of Business.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in the College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1125.00 (minimum) Lou Jean Moyer Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to an full time or part time undergraduate student majoring in Physical Education.
To provide scholarship support to an full time or part time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1125.00 (minimum)
Ended
Varies Lyle Heidemann True Value Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and students seeking a Bachelor of...
To provide scholarship support for students seeking a Bachelor of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lynne M. Waldeland Scholarship in English Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students majoring in English.
To provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies M. Catherine Burkart Excellence Fund
To provide student scholarships for nursing students. Preference for those who are from northern Illinois.
To provide student scholarships for nursing students. Preference for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Mabel Marie Fischer Youngmeyer Memorial Scholarship Endowment Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
To provide scholarship support for students interested in pursuing studies that will eventually lead to a career in environmental protection and/or...
To provide scholarship support for students interested in pursuing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Management Scholarship Fund
To provide general scholarship support for management and business administration majors.
To provide general scholarship support for management and business...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,194.00 Margaret Duncan Physical Education Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a female undergraduate student in the Department of Physical Education preparing for teacher certification.
To provide scholarship support to a female undergraduate student in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,194.00
Ended
Varies Margaret Murrin Christiano Endowed Student Scholarship for Nursing
To provide scholarship support to full or part time students enrolled as degree seeking graduate students in the School of Nursing with preference...
To provide scholarship support to full or part time students enrolled as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marian Elizabeth Millington Women in Technology Scholarship
To provide scholarship support towards tuition, books and related fees for a full-time, undergraduate degree seeking student (preferably female) at...
To provide scholarship support towards tuition, books and related fees...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,000.00 (minimum) Marian Elliott Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship to undergraduate students studying in the Department of Special and Early Education at Northern Illinois University.
To provide scholarship to undergraduate students studying in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00 (minimum)
Ended
Varies Marian Frerichs Nursing Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate student majoring in Nursing.
To provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate student majoring...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marjorie K. Winters Department of English Scholarship Fund
To support tuition for gifted students from economically disadvantaged families.
To support tuition for gifted students from economically disadvantaged...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Marketing Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for Marketing majors.
To provide scholarship support for Marketing majors.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$625.00 Martin H. and Verna Conklin Bartels Memorial Scholarship Fund in Education
To provide scholarship support for full time, Junior, early education majors in good academic standing. Cumulative GPA at least 3.0
To provide scholarship support for full time, Junior, early education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $625.00
Ended
Varies Martin J. Oosterbaan Expendable Scholarship Fund in Finance
To attract and retain high-quality junior college transfer students to the NIU College of Business and specifically the Finance Department. This...
To attract and retain high-quality junior college transfer students to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended