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 at least one Latino parent. 

The scholarship is awarded annually, and winners are announced in the summer.

The scholarship winner’s award goes towards defraying his or her account with the University unless no monies are owed. This is a merit-based scholarship.

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

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 2016-2017 is: March 24, 2017
  • Application Form