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Scholarship Provider of the Year Award 2015 ribbon
Northern Illinois University recently was named winner of the 2015 Colleges and Universities Scholarship Provider of the Year from the Colorado-based National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA). “It is such an honor to be recognized for all of the work that we do,” said Anne Hardy, director of NIU’s Scholarship Office. Each year, the NSPA selects two...
Northern Illinois University director of Scholarships Anne Hardy presented scholarship awards to 26 local high school students at the DeKalb High School senior awards ceremony. The total investment in scholarships for these local recipients over the next four years is valued at $460,000. Twelve students received an NIU DeKalb County Scholarship, which awards local students...
Caitlin Cavannaugh, Sarah Pollack, Evan Wittke, Taylor Bogan and Guadalupe Lopez
Five Northern Illinois University students who excel in their academic and humanitarian pursuits have been chosen to receive the 2013 Forward, Together Forward Scholarships. The recipients – Taylor Bogan, Caitlin Cavannaugh, Guadalupe Lopez, Sarah Pollack and Evan Wittke – each will receive a one-time scholarship of $4,000 for the 2013-14 academic year. “As educators, we are...
An initiative designed to provide additional opportunity for local students to attend Northern Illinois University is paying dividends.  Based on incoming freshman confirmations for the fall 2012 semester, the number of students from DeKalb County public schools is up 37 percent from a year ago. “The DeKalb County Scholarship, along with a number of other...
An NIU Honors student looks for a book at Founders Memorial Library.
Bolstered by a set of new recruitment efforts, Vision 2020 initiatives and the new Honors House that will open in August, the Northern Illinois University Honors Program is building major momentum heading into the 2012-13 academic year. University Honors’ May graduating class will be a record setter at 166 students, compared to 104 in 2011,...
Supportive Professional Staff 2012 Presidential Awards for Excellence winners: Todd Latham, Michele Pickett, Deborah Pierce and Jason F. Rhode
Four members of the Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) have been chosen to receive the university’s Presidential Awards for Excellence. The recipients are Todd Latham, assistant to the chair in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations; Michelle Pickett, director of the Academic Advising Center; Deborah Pierce, associate provost for International Programs; and Jason F....
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Last year, 8,101 NIU undergraduate students received need-based financial aid in the form of state, federal and institutional grants. However, hundreds of thousands of eligible Illinois college students missed out on state financial aid by not completing the required Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) soon enough. For this new year, the NIU Office...