Welcome to the NIU Searchable Scholarships Website. This search engine allows students to look up scholarship opportunities by area of academic interest, current GPA, and other interests.

YOU MUST CHECK AT LEAST ONE OPTION IN EACH OF THE CATEGORIES THAT HAVE A CHECKBOX, then click "Search Scholarships." You do not have to enter a deadline. You will then receive a customized list of potential awards.

To search for a specific scholarship, type the full or partial name at the bottom and click "Search Scholarships."

Individuals who are interested in donating to a scholarship fund should contact the NIU Foundation at 815-753-0460 or visit: https://www.niufoundation.org

Please note that not all scholarships may be on this search engine. Students are encouraged to check with their academic department for additional scholarship opportunities.

Please select one option in each category to start your search

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Class Standing - Prospective Students
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High School GPA
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Alternatively, you may search by a full or partial name of the scholarship: