Robert Marcelin Memorial Scholarship

The Robert Marcelin Memorial Scholarship is a $500.00 scholarship endowed by the employees of the former Ameritech Corporation to honor the life and memory of their co-worker, and former NIU student, Robert Marcelin.  The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to a Northern Illinois University undergraduate student, with preference given to a Latino. 

The scholarship is awarded annually, and winners are announced in March or April.

The scholarship winner’s award goes towards defraying his or her account with the University unless no monies are owed.  

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must complete the application, and:

  • Have a 3.0 GPA, or better
  • Must be enrolled full-time at NIU
  • Must be able to demonstrate progress towards degree completion

Financial need is not a criterion for winners.
This award shall be made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, or disability.

Current Application Deadline and Link to Application Form:

  • Deadline for application for Academic Year 2013-2014 is: March 20, 2015
  • Application Form