Scholarship Deadlines

Your application for admission plus all required documents (transcript, test score, application fee or waiver) must be received by the priority deadline to be considered for a merit scholarship. However, merit scholarships will continue to be awarded on a rolling basis after the priority deadline if funds remain available. 

Spring Admission

  • October 1 is the priority deadline for all spring merit scholarships.
  • The Presidential Scholarship is not awarded for the spring semester.

 Summer or Fall Admission

  • December 1 is the priority deadline for freshman merit scholarships, including the Presidential Scholarship.
  • March 1 is the priority deadline for transfer merit scholarships.

Contact Us

Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Swen Parson Hall 245
815-753-1395
finaid@niu.edu

For scholarship-specific questions

scholarships@niu.edu

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