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Huskie Service Scholar (HSS) Fellow Eligibility

As an HSS fellow, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be currently enrolled full time as freshman or first year transfer student
  • Be a first generation college student (neither parents have completed a 4-year degree) or be eligible for the federal Pell Grant
  • Commit approximately 8-10 hours a week to the program for the entire academic year
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Earn a passing grade in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester of the program

Application Timeline

The application is now closed.

Peer Mentor Eligibility

As an HSS peer mentor, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a sophomore, junior or senior
  • Be a first generation college student (neither parents have completed a 4-year degree) or be eligible for the federal Pell Grant
  • Be able to serve as a positive role model for first-year students
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with first-year students
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Earn a passing grade in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester of the program
  • Commit approximately 8-10 hours a week to the program for the entire academic year

Application Timeline

Applications for 2020-21 academic year are not available at this time. Questions? Contact us at service@niu.edu.

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Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning
engage@niu.edu
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