All Opportunities

Welcome to Northern Illinois University’s scholarship application system! You may search for 2019-2020 scholarship opportunities below.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Equipment Mary F. English Technology Award Fund
To provide technology support to students who are financially and/or physically disadvantaged and pursuing a teacher education program.
To provide technology support to students who are financially and/or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Equipment
Ended
$1,200.00 Huskie Service Scholars Fellows
Huskie Service Scholars (HSS) is a program in which eligible freshmen and first-semester transfer students connect through a supportive peer...
Huskie Service Scholars (HSS) is a program in which eligible freshmen...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200.00
Ended
$500.00 Research Rookies
Research Rookies allows undergraduate first-semester freshman, sophomore and first-semester transfer students to learn what research looks like in...
Research Rookies allows undergraduate first-semester freshman, sophomore...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Norman S. and Marion D. Gilbert Endowed Scholarship in Music
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Reynolds Whitney Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to outstanding music majors.
To provide scholarship assistance to outstanding music majors.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies William M. and Ruth H. Koehler Piano Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student studying in the areas of piano performance, or piano music education.
To provide scholarship support to a student studying in the areas of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies A. Bond and Margaret F. Woodruff Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior level undergraduate student majoring in Psychology or Music Education with a 3.0 GPA. ...
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior level undergraduate...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies A. Kerby and Helene Tink Teacher Education Endowment Fund
To provide financial support for College of Education students who desire to be teachers of early adolescents.
To provide financial support for College of Education students who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ada Grimwood Barnard Memorial Fund
To provide funding for scholarships.
To provide funding for scholarships.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Al Kranz Student Athletic Trainer Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a full time undergraduate student enrolled in the athletic training program who has completed at least three...
To provide scholarship support to a full time undergraduate student...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Alice H. Hicks Teachers' Education Fund
To provide scholarship support to a nontraditional student (over age 25) who is committed to teaching after graduation.
To provide scholarship support to a nontraditional student (over age 25)...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne C. Kaplan Endowed Fund
To provide financial assistance for on-campus child care to an NIU student who is a single parent and near completion of a degree or certification...
To provide financial assistance for on-campus child care to an NIU...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Anthony L. Manne Endowed Scholarship Fund In Engineering Technology
To provide scholarship support for a senior level student who is seeking an undergraduate degree in Technology in the College of Engineering and...
To provide scholarship support for a senior level student who is seeking...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Arnold B Fox Memorial Fund
To support the Arnold B. Fox Memorial Award in the Dept. of English.
To support the Arnold B. Fox Memorial Award in the Dept. of English.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 Arthur D. and Florence S. Graffam Engineering Technology Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for a student at Northern Illinois University who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Engineering Technology...
To provide scholarship support for a student at Northern Illinois...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies Arthur P. and Sue Warrick Doederlein Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for senior undergraduate students in either the CHANCE Program or the Honors Program who are seeking a degree in the...
To provide scholarship support for senior undergraduate students in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 Audrael Tremblay Chiricotti Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for a female student who is a junior, senior, or graduate student seeking a degree in speech pathology through the...
To provide scholarship support for a female student who is a junior,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies Bettylou Holmes Burton Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to benefit students in teacher preparation within the College of Education, Northern Illinois University.
To provide scholarship support to benefit students in teacher...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Campbell-Thompson Northern Star Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a returning Northern Star reporter or editor interested in pursuing a career in journalism news.
To provide scholarship support to a returning Northern Star reporter or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Carter Opportunity Scholarships
To help relieve the financial burden from students enrolled in the CEET and to encourage and reward student persistence to degree completion rather...
To help relieve the financial burden from students enrolled in the CEET...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Caterpillar and Friends Scholarship
To provide scholarship support within the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology.
To provide scholarship support within the College of Engineering and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Cathy Kalisiak Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students seeking a degree or certification in athletic training.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students seeking a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies