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 given many of these opportunities require a nomination in order to apply.

Program NIU Deadline Organizational Deadline Student Classification Field / Major Misc Info
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships January 1, 2014 at 5 p.m. CST January 31, 2014 at 5 p.m. CST Sophomore, U.S. Citizen,
Permanent Residents, & U.S. Nationals
Math, Natural Sciences, & Engineering Bulletin of Information
Benajmin A. Gilman International Scholarships Varies Varies Undergraduate, U.S. Citizen Varies FAQ's
Boren Fellowship Call NIU Study Abroad Office January 28, 2014 at 5 p.m. EST Graduate, U.S. Citizen Fields of Study Campus Representatives
Boren Scholarship Call NIU Study Abroad Office February 5, 2014 at 5 p.m. EST Undergraduate, U.S. Citizen Click here for fields of study Campus Representative
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program Summer Enrichment Program N/A February 10, 2014 U.S. Citizen, 3.2 GPA, Undergraduate Varies (Must be a full time student) FAQ's
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program Graduate Fellowship Program N/A January 17, 2014 U.S. Citizen, 3.2 GPA, Graduate Varies FAQ's
DAAD Scholarship Varies Varies Undergraduate, Graduate, & Faculty Programs FAQ's
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program Varies Varies Pre-doctoral, Dissertation, & Postdoctoral Programs FAQ's
Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program Varies Varies Varies Opportunities The IFP Model
Fulbright U.S. Student Program Contact International Programs Opens May 2014 U.S. Citizen, baccalaureate degree Click here for factors in selection Resources, Campus Rep
Gates Cambridge Scholarships October 1, 2014 October 15, 2014 Graduate Varies FAQ's
German Chancellor Fellowship Varies Varies Graduate Varies FAQ's
Harry S. Truman Scholarships TBD February 4, 2014 Undergraduate, U.S. Citizen Click here for fields of study Advice & Guidance
Hertz Foundation TBD Fall 2014 U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residents Fields of Study FAQ's
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation TBD Varies Undergraduate Transfer students & Graduate Varies FAQ's
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation TBD March 1, 2014 at 5 p.m. central time U.S. Citizen or U.S. National Fellowship Eligibility FAQ's
John Lewis Fellowship TBD TBD Sophomore, Junior, Seniors, or recent graduates Fellowship Eligibility FAQ's
Kishwaukee HospitalAuxiliary Scholarships Varies Varies Check Eligibility Healthcare N/A
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) TBD Opens April 2014 See Eligibility Varies FAQ's
Marshall Scholarships September 1, 2014 October 1, 2014 Graduate, U.S. Citizen Varies FAQ's
Mitchell Scholarship September 1, 2014 October 1, 2014 U.S. Citizen, ages 18- 30, Graduate Varies FAQ's
Mortar Board National Foundation Fellowship Awards January 1, 2014 January 31, 2014 Current or former members Varies Past recipients may apply
National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship TBD Fall 2014 Undergraduate, Graduate, U.S. Citizen, or U.S. National Supported fields of study FAQ's
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program TBD Varies U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or permanent resident Varies GRFP Eligibility
Rhodes Scholarships TBD 1st Wednesday of October Citizenship & Residency Varies FAQ's
SMART Scholarship TBD Decenber 2014 U.S. Citizen, Undergraduate, & Graduate Fields of Study Duration of Award
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program N/A December 31, 2014 Undergraduate, U.S. College or University Varies Application
Udall Scholarships February 19, 2014 March 5, 2014 by 11:59 p.m. MST Who can apply? Varies FAQ's