University Honors Program

National Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

NIU deadlines must precede the deadline of these prestigious organizations so the campus representative may review your application materials. Please read the requirements carefully because many require a nomination in order to apply.

Program NIU Deadline Organizational Deadline Student Classification Field / Major Misc Info
David L. Boren Fellowship January 1, 2013 at 5 p.m. CST January 31, 2013 at 5 p.m. EST Graduate, U.S. Citizen Fields of Study Campus Representatives
David L. Boren Scholarship February 1, 2013 at 5 p.m. CST February 13, 2013 at 5 p.m. EST Undergraduate, U.S. Citizen Click here for fields of study Campus Representative
Fulbright (U.S. Student Fulbright) September 2013 October 2013

U.S. Citizen, baccalaureate degree

Click here for factors in Selection Resources, Campus Rep
Gates Cambridge Fall 2013 Fall 2013 Graduate FAQ's
Gilman (Benajmin A. Gilman) TBD March 5, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. CST Undergraduate, U.S. Citizen FAQ's
Goldwater (Barry M. Goldwater) January 1, 2013 at 5 p.m. CST January 31, 2013 at 5 p.m. CST

Sophomore, U.S. Citizen,
Permant Residents, & U.S. Nationals

Math, Natural Sciences, & Engineering Bulletin of Information
Marshall Scholarships TBD 2014 application opens late spring Graduate, U.S. Citizen FAQ's
Rhodes Scholarship TBD TBD Citizenship & Residency FAQ's