Operating Staff (Civil Service Employee) Dependent Scholarship Award

The Dependent Scholarship provides financial assistance to NIU students who are the children of NIU operating staff (civil service) employees. The scholarship is made possible by the fundraising activities of civil service employees.

Thank you to everyone who has given to the scholarship! We invite you to read about the past recipients you have helped support.

Selection Committee

The Dependent Scholarship Selection Committee consists of members of the operating staff appointed by the Operating Staff Council. No parent, guardian or relative of an applicant is allowed to serve on this committee. The committee screens all applications and selects the scholarship recipients. The committee also notifies each applicant of the results of their decision.