When you apply for admission as a transfer student, you’ll automatically be considered for a transfer merit scholarship. The amount of your merit scholarship depends on your cumulative transfer GPA:
When you apply for admission as an incoming transfer student, you’ll automatically be considered for the Huskie Legacy Award in addition to merit scholarships. This award is given to students whose parent or parents graduated from NIU. There is no deadline for this award. Qualifying students receive the $1,000 award in their first year at NIU.
NIU Partnership Awards are given as part of NIU’s matching commitment to the state of Illinois’ AIM HIGH program for fall 2020 incoming students. Students who file a FAFSA by February 1, and meet the AIM HIGH criteria and the special population criteria will receive an award.