Information for Merit Scholarship Recipients

You’ll be notified about your merit scholarship in your admission letter. If you received a merit scholarship, congratulations! We’re excited to welcome you to the NIU family.

Full details will arrive about two weeks later in your scholarship letter. This letter will include information about additional steps, if any, you need to take to receive the full amount of the award.

To accept your scholarship, simply accept your admission to NIU in MyNIU. Learn more about this and subsequent admitted student next steps.

To keep your scholarship, you’ll need to enroll in and successfully complete at least 12 credit hours each semester and maintain the GPA specified in your scholarship letter.

If you have any questions about your merit scholarship, visit merit scholarship FAQs.

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