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The Scholarship and Financial Aid Office, together with the NIU Foundation, are working to release a new scholarship application experience to be demonstrated at the Scholarship Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The fair will be held in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center from 1 to 3 p.m. Starting fall 2016, students will be...
President Bill Clinton
What do former President Bill Clinton, astronaut Anne McClain, author John Steinbeck and Google founder Sergey Brin have in common? They have all been recipients of some of the nation’s most prestigious scholarships. Students of all majors who want to learn how to apply to these national and international scholarships are invited to attend a...
Robert Carr shakes hands with NIU President Doug Baker after announcing a $1 million gift from the Give Something Back Foundation to Northern for 50 Pell Grant-eligible students from Illinois high schools.
The Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF) will give $1 million to allow 50 Pell Grant-eligible students from Illinois high schools to pursue a college education at NIU and graduate with a degree in four years at no cost. “The Give Something Back Foundation is proud to partner with Northern Illinois University to provide a college education...
Northern Illinois University announces the selection of five Forward, Together Forward Scholars who will receive a $4,000 non-renewable scholarship for the coming academic year. The 2016 scholarship recipients are: Peyton Gunnison, of Hartland Wis., a junior majoring in industrial and systems engineering with a minor in applied mathematical sciences. Bethlehem Hailu, of Wheaton, a junior majoring in family...
Money and a graduation cap
Recipients of the Operating Staff Dependent Endowed Scholarship, available to children of civil service staff members, now will receive more money for their studies. This scholarship is made possible through fundraising activities of NIU civil service employees. Eligibility Children of NIU operating staff employees or operating staff retirees. The employee or retiree must have worked...
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...
Nick Toma
Who’s ready to buzz in? The Bergstrom Stateline Quiz Bowl is back, bigger and better than ever. Rockford’s popular half-hour television show kicks off its 31-week-run at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, on WTVO Channel 17 and at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, on WQRF FOX 39. It also airs at 8:30 a.m. Sundays on...
Fresh off of the May 29 crowning Rockford’s Auburn High School as champions of the inaugural Bergstrom Stateline Quiz Bowl, the program is being renewed for three more years. WTVO Channel 17 and WQRF FOX 39 along with Bergstrom, Inc. have committed to the popular half-hour television show through the 2018 school year. It also...
Stateline Quiz Bowl by Bergstrom logo
A key component of the “Transform Rockford” movement is a greater emphasis on providing quality education to improve workforce readiness and provide better opportunities for the area’s young citizens. In that spirit, WTVO-TV Channel17/WQRF Fox 39 has announced that it will launch “Stateline Quiz Bowl by Bergstrom,” a new half-hour local television series that will...
Kristina Elmore’s “Huskie’s Holiday”
Kristina Elmore, a sophomore time arts/animation major from Kirkland, is the winner of the 2014 President’s Holiday Card Contest. Her card, “Huskie’s Holiday,” is among four that will serve this year as NIU President Doug Baker’s official holiday card, which is mailed to colleagues and constituents throughout Illinois and across the country. “My motto is,...
Photo of a stack of money
The Scholarship Office and the Student Financial Aid Office will host a scholarship fair for current students from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. Students can speak with a representative from their academic colleges, along with representatives from other campus departments, to become aware of...
Photo of golf ball on tee and club
The NIU College of Law Alumni Council held its 10th annual golf outing June 6 at River Heights Golf Course. Golfers drove and putted their way around the course on a beautiful afternoon, all to have a good time and raise money for student scholarships. Proceeds from the generosity of sponsors and golfers go toward the...
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