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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies 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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Maureen McLaughlin Devereaux Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student in the College of Education majoring in Elementary Education.
To provide scholarship support to a student in the College of Education...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Max Zar Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
To provide scholarship support for senior undergraduate students majoring in an engineering degree program.
To provide scholarship support for senior undergraduate students...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Miriam Anderson Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in Physical Education.
To provide scholarship support to a student majoring in Physical Education.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Nancy E. Henn Memorial Scholarship Quasi Endowment
Provide scholarship support for degree-seeking students in good standing in the College having a GPA of at least 3.0.
Provide scholarship support for degree-seeking students in good standing...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Nancy M. Vedral Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to non-traditional female students enrolled in the early childhood or elementary education teacher certification...
To provide scholarship support to non-traditional female students...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies NIU Alumni Association Merit Scholarship
To provide scholarship support.
To provide scholarship support.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies NIU Parents' Association Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a full time student with junior standing who has a declared major and is in good academic standing.
To provide scholarship support to a full time student with junior...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Nursing - Scholarships
To provide scholarships for nursing students.
To provide scholarships for nursing students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies OMRON Electronics Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to students with junior or senior standing majoring in Electronic Engineering.
To provide scholarship support to students with junior or senior...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Operating Staff Dependent Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for dependents on Northern Illinois University Operating Staff Council.
To provide scholarship support for dependents on Northern Illinois...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Pamela J. Farris Literacy Education Fund
To provide scholarship support to students enrolled in senior student teaching in Elementary Education program.
To provide scholarship support to students enrolled in senior student...
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  • Award: Varies
varies Patricia Baker and LaVern McEntire Endowed Nursing Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who are enrolled in the School of Nursing.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in their...
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  • Award: varies
Varies Paul D. Yaney Memorial Engineering Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students demonstrating merit and interest in seeking a degree in engineering.
To provide scholarship support for students demonstrating merit and...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Penelope (Penny Fike) Cameron College of Education Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in elementary education.
To provide scholarship support for a student majoring in elementary...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Phyllis L. Ross Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate nursing student with junior or senior standing, preference may be given to non-traditional...
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate nursing student with...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Physical Education Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to female Physical Education majors.
To provide scholarship support to female Physical Education majors.
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 (minimum) Pleiades Chapter of Mortar Board Endowment
To provide scholarship support for full time degree seeking undergraduate at the Junior level in good academic standing and a newly selected member...
To provide scholarship support for full time degree seeking...
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  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Varies Raymond M. Haas and Harriet Cords Harrington Haas Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to students studying to be elementary teachers.
To provide scholarship support to students studying to be elementary...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Richard L. Taylor Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for a graduate from Homewood Flossmoor High School who is a full time, degree seeking student enrolled in the...
To provide scholarship support for a graduate from Homewood Flossmoor...
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  • Award: Varies
$500.00 (minimum) Rista Simich Memorial Education Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a full-time undergraduate enrolled in the College of Education, with financial need.
To provide scholarship support to a full-time undergraduate enrolled in...
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  • Award: $500.00 (minimum)
Varies Road Builder Charities Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to a declared major in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. Preference will be given to Illinois...
To provide scholarship support to a declared major in the College of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert M. Smith Memorial Scholarship in Adult Learning
To provide scholarship support for students who have demonstrated the ability to carry on significant research in adult education.
To provide scholarship support for students who have demonstrated the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert Marcelin Endowed Memorial Scholarship
The Robert Marcelin Memorial Scholarship endowed by the former Ameritech Corporation to honor the life and memory of their co-worker and former NIU...
The Robert Marcelin Memorial Scholarship endowed by the former Ameritech...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Romualdas Kasuba and Nijole Kasuba Endowed Scholarship
To provide scholarships for full time undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. T
To provide scholarships for full time undergraduate students pursuing a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Roseanne Krcek-Frank Award Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student in nursing every 4 out of 5 years. During the 5th year, funding from the endowment will provide for a...
To provide scholarship support to a student in nursing every 4 out of 5...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rosebud Foundation Student Endowment for Health and Human Science
Provide scholarship assistance for full-time, degree seeking, undergraduate students at Northern Illinois University who are a declared major in...
Provide scholarship assistance for full-time, degree seeking,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rosebud Foundation Student Endowment for Visual and Performing Arts
Provide scholarship assistance to full time degree seeking undergraduate students with a declared major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Provide scholarship assistance to full time degree seeking undergraduate...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Roxanne Isenhart Scholarship for Nutrition & Child Development -
To provide scholarship support for students in their junior or senior year enrolled in the College of Health and Human Sciences majoring in...
To provide scholarship support for students in their junior or senior...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Ruth Ashelford Pollock Endowed Scholarship for Children of Deceased or Disabled Veterans of the USA Military
To provide scholarship assistance for tuition and textbooks for students at the DeKalb, Illinois campus of NIU who are children of deceased or...
To provide scholarship assistance for tuition and textbooks for students...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Ruth Ashelford Pollock Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate student within the Department of Military Science.
To provide scholarship assistance to a full-time undergraduate student...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Ruth I. Hall Endowed Nursing Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Nursing.
To provide scholarship support for undergraduate or graduate students in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Samuel & Adelaide Rockwood Scholarship Fund
To provide assistance to a full or part-time undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student.
To provide assistance to a full or part-time undergraduate, graduate, or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Sarah S. Fuller Memorial Clinical Research Award
To provide scholarship assistance to help defray expenses of a graduate nursing student who is conducting clinical research for a graduate thesis.
To provide scholarship assistance to help defray expenses of a graduate...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Shirley A. Benson Scholarship Endowment
To provide support for degree-seeking undergraduate students in nursing who demonstrate financial need and have completed their freshman year....
To provide support for degree-seeking undergraduate students in nursing...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Stroup-Dunn Endowed Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for graduate students who will have completed 15 hours in the Department of Kinesiology and Physiology by the time...
To provide scholarship support for graduate students who will have...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 (minimum) Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Scholarship Fund - Expendable
To provide scholarship support for NIU Employee (SPS) dependents.
To provide scholarship support for NIU Employee (SPS) dependents.
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  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Varies Susan J. and Harold A. Brand Scholarship for the College of Education
To provide scholarship support for tuition assistance to students in the Northern Illinois University College of Education.
To provide scholarship support for tuition assistance to students in the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Tatum Literacy Scholarship
This fund was established to provide scholarships for male students in underrepresented groups in the College of Education majoring in elementary...
This fund was established to provide scholarships for male students in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Teacher Education Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for an outstanding student who plans to enter the teaching profession.
To provide scholarship support for an outstanding student who plans to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Thomas R. and Shirley Klein Scott Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student who is studying to become a teacher preferably in the School/University Partnership Program.
To provide scholarship support to a student who is studying to become a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Tim and Tom Gullikson Education Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support for current junior-or senior-level students pursuing a teaching degree from the College of Education at Northern...
To provide scholarship support for current junior-or senior-level...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Wesley I. Schmidt Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to graduate students in the College of Education, with a special interest in Human Resource Development.
To provide scholarship assistance to graduate students in the College of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Wheeler Memorial Endowed Scholarships
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrated financial need with preference given to students showing interest in the teaching...
To provide scholarship assistance to students with demonstrated...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 (minimum) Woodstock Center Endowment Fund
To provide scholarship support to students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need. This award is competitive and not everyone...
To provide scholarship support to students in good academic standing who...
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  • Award: $1,000.00 (minimum)
Varies Art Tuition Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen
Details about the Art Tuition Scholarship for incoming freshmen can be found at: https://www.niu.edu/art/_pdfs/niu-art-first-year-scholarship.pdf
Details about the Art Tuition Scholarship for incoming freshmen can be...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Adra and Orville Baker Theatre Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate student with at least a sophomore status, who is a theatre arts major.
To provide scholarship support to an undergraduate student with at least...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Lila Hellier Dole Dance Scholarship
To provide scholarship assistance to upper class dance students in Theatre Dance & Phys. Ed. Dance.
To provide scholarship assistance to upper class dance students in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Lili and John La Tourette Scholarship for Theatre
To provide scholarship support to an upper class student, preferably for one working in area of costume design.
To provide scholarship support to an upper class student, preferably for...
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  • Award: Varies