Office of Student Academic Success


Leaders and Scholars

Becoming Future Campus Leaders at Northern Illinois University

The Leaders and Scholars Program is more than simply a scholarship, it is an opportunity for student leaders from around the state to come together and share a common experience as first year students at NIU.

Students selected to participate in the NIU Leaders and Scholars Program will:

  • Receive a $2,500 scholarship toward the cost of first year of attendance at NIU.
  • Learn how to maximize the academic experience.
  • Gain exposure to on-campus involvement as well as encouragement to become the future campus leaders at Northern Illinois University.
  • Analyze and develop ideas and strategies for positively impacting the student experience at NIU for ALL students.

Interested in learning more about Leaders & Scholars?