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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
Varies Celine Neptune Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior in any Home Economics major.
To provide scholarship support to a junior or senior in any Home...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles W. Hagelman, Jr. Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students of English. Special consideration will be given to students who are graduate students, and/or have a...
To provide scholarship support to students of English. Special...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Chief Richard Gunther Firefighter Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for full-time degree-seeking junior or senior undergraduate students. Preference will be given to students whose...
To provide scholarship support for full-time degree-seeking junior or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Circle of Gold Scholarship - Classes of 1949,1950,1951,1952,1953 Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a student with junior or senior standing who has indicated plans to enter the teaching profession.
To provide scholarship support to a student with junior or senior...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies College of Health and Human Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship Award
To provide scholarship support for graduate students enrolled in physical therapy, audiology, speech-language pathology, and nursing at Northern...
To provide scholarship support for graduate students enrolled in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Advisory Council Fund
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate Liberal Arts & Sciences students who are encountering financial barriers to enrollment.
To provide scholarship support to undergraduate Liberal Arts & Sciences...
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  • Award: Varies
$100.00 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Awards
CLAS Dean’s Awards fund
CLAS Dean’s Awards fund
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  • Award: $100.00
Varies Communicative Disorders - Scholarships
To provide scholarships for students studying Communicative Disorders
To provide scholarships for students studying Communicative Disorders
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  • Award: Varies
$2,500.00 Crane Composites College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students who are declared College of Engineering and Engineering Technology majors
To provide scholarship support to students who are declared College of...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
Varies Daniel Parmenter Memorial Student Scholarship
To provide tuition scholarship support to full-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate students who work for the Northern Star.
To provide tuition scholarship support to full-time, degree-seeking,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies David L. Wagner Endowed Scholarship-Phi Beta Kappa
To support the J. Robert Hainds Award conferred on the graduating senior who best exemplifies the standards of Phi Beta Kappa.
To support the J. Robert Hainds Award conferred on the graduating senior...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Deloris Gregory Pourchot
To provide scholarship support to students in the College of Health and Human Sciences, Family, Consumer & Nutrition Sciences.
To provide scholarship support to students in the College of Health and...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dennis Cesarotti Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To provide student scholarship support for students in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology.
To provide student scholarship support for students in the College of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Doc and Betty Newell Endowed Engineering Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering...
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate or graduate student...
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  • Award: Varies
varies Don and Ann Charleston Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in their junior/senior year enrolled in the School of Nursing.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in their...
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  • Award: varies
Varies Dr. Ernest E. Hanson Memorial Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to students with a sophomore, junior or senior standing in the College of Education who graduated from an Illinois...
To provide scholarship support to students with a sophomore, junior or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Frederick L. Kitterle Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to full time, degree seeking students who are majoring in an academic discipline within the College of Liberal Arts...
To provide scholarship support to full time, degree seeking students who...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Frederick L. Kitterle Memorial Scholarship Fund for the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students at Northern Illinois University who wish to enhance their knowledge and collaboration by...
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students at Northern...
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  • Award: Varies
up to $2,000.00 Dr. Irving and Roseanne K. Frank Scholarship in Nursing
To provide financial assistance to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in nursing.
To provide financial assistance to a full-time undergraduate student...
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  • Award: up to $2,000.00
Varies Dr. John H. Johansen Scholarship Fund - College of Education
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in education.
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Keith R. Getschman Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to graduate students who are enrolled in the educational administration program in the College of Education.
To provide scholarship support to graduate students who are enrolled in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Laurence A. Mack Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for students who are majoring in or who intend to major in elementary education.
To provide scholarship support for students who are majoring in or who...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Lucinda Dittmer Elementary Education Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students seeking a degree in elementary education.
To provide scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. M. Joan Popp Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for female students at the junior level or above who are majoring in physical education, kinesiology, or athletic...
To provide scholarship support for female students at the junior level...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Thomas R. Crowell, Jr. & Mrs. Judith F. Crowell Education Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance for graduate students studying educational administration within the College of Education.
To provide scholarship assistance for graduate students studying...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Earl and Margaret Hoffmann Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education
To provide scholarship assistance for students in the College of Education who are studying to become elementary school teachers.
To provide scholarship assistance for students in the College of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Earl W. and Cindi C. Rachowicz Scholarship in Nursing
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate or graduate students within the School of Nursing in the College of...
To provide scholarship support for full-time, degree-seeking,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Early Childhood Studies Program Endowment - COE
To provide support for scholarships, research, services to young children, lectures, conferences and clinical activities. A collaborative program...
To provide support for scholarships, research, services to young...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Elise A. Brett Scholarship for FCNS Quasi-Endowment
To provide student scholarships in the School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences.
To provide student scholarships in the School of Family, Consumer, and...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Elizabeth A. Patterson Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student in the department of Kinesiology and Physical Education who have demonstrated...
To provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student in the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Elizabeth J. Schwantes Undergraduate Scholars Fund
To provide scholarship support for three undergraduate students – one each from the following departments: Department of Computer Science, ...
To provide scholarship support for three undergraduate students – one...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Elizabeth Klaus Hatch and Donald L. Hatch Jr. Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior year students who are majoring in teacher education within the College of Education.
To provide scholarship support for junior or senior year students who...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Fanny Ruth Patterson Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for African American students who have earned a minimum of 70 hours, maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and are active in...
This scholarship is intended for African American students who have...
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  • Award: Varies
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.
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  • Award: Varies
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.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Gerald & Judy Struck Scholarship in Elementary Education
To support undergraduate scholarships for COE students pursuing an elementary education degree from the Elgin area.
To support undergraduate scholarships for COE students pursuing an...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Up to $1,500.00
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
$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...
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  • Award: $0.00
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
$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...
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  • Award: $0.00
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:...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies