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Nabal Jefferson
Nabal Jefferson, a Chicago native who helped lead the Northern Illinois football program to unprecedented heights during his four years as a Huskie, has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship worth $7,500, the NCAA announced earlier this week. The NCAA presents 174 postgraduate scholarships each year to deserving senior student-athletes across all divisions and all...
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Staff members at the NIU Foundation understand how hard their campus colleagues work. They also know that employees care deeply about the success of the university and, mostly, the academic and career enrichment of its students. That’s why they’re sending letters Monday, March 25, to faculty and staff to solicit financial contributions that will fund...
If you’re a new transfer student looking for some affordable digs upon your NIU arrival, the Undergraduate Admissions Office might have a valuable housing opportunity for you. Admitted transfer students joining the Huskie community in Fall 2013 will be eligible for the Transfer Center Residential Scholar Award, a scholarship providing 20 students with free housing...
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The University Women’s Club is offering to female upper-division and graduate students currently enrolled at NIU. Scholarship recipients will be announced in late April; funds can be disbursed for the current semester or the upcoming fall semester. Eligibility: Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for a junior or senior or 3.5 for a graduate...
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The Office of Student Academic Success and the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning are now accepting applications for the Northern Light Ambassadors program for the 2013-2014 academic year. The program provides each undergraduate college with an elite body of students to assist with public relations, fund development, retention, engaged learning and special events....
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...
Community School of the Arts: Art Express
The NIU Community School of the Arts will begin a packed spring semester next week with classes, ensembles and private lessons for all ages. Need scholarships are available to people with children younger than 18. Scholarship application forms are due Monday, Jan. 14, and are available online. Announcements of awards are made within one week...
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Students at NIU achieve amazing things, even though some face tremendous financial obstacles. Rising costs of higher education, combined with the jeopardy that the employee dependent tuition waiver is facing, has motivated the Supportive Professional Staff Council to build a scholarship fund for it dependents. The SPS Scholarship Fund will provide scholarship support for children and...
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NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center is seeking applications for its annual Joseph Harry Endowed Scholarship. The endowment for the Joseph Harry Scholarship Program was established through the generosity of the namesake professor, who taught in the NIU Department of Sociology from 1977 to 1998. During that period, he conducted considerable research in the...
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Shoppers at the Barnes & Noble Store in DeKalb will be treated to a wonderful medley of music from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Presented by the NIU Community School of the Arts, the recital is part of the Book Fair program sponsored by the store. Money raised will be used to support...
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NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology held its Scholarship Banquet & Alumni Awards event Nov. 1. Many scholarships and awards were presented to honor the outstanding achievements of each alumnus and the generosity of donors to the college. Awards were given on the college level and to alumni of the departments of Electrical Engineering,...
2012 Forward, Together Forward scholars
Applications are now available for the 2013-14 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship. Up to five students will be selected to receive the prestigious honor of being named a Forward, Together Forward Scholar, along with a $4,000 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Forward, Together Forward Scholarship endowment was created through the generosity of more than...
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