Federal, state, and NIU grants are available to eligible students who demonstrate financial need.
How to Apply for a Grant
To be eligible for a grant, you must submit a completed FAFSA every year. Some grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Because grants are a type of gift-aid, you do not need to pay them back (except in rare circumstances such as withdrawing from school mid-semester).
Types of Grants
Learn more about the types of grants available to eligible students: