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February marks Financial Aid Awareness Month at Northern Illinois University, with free public events planned throughout the month designed to help students who plan to attend college receive financial aid for the 2012-2013 school year. The highlight of the month is the “FAFSA Fun Fest,” hosted by the NIU Office of Student Financial Aid in...
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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...
NIU students who receive Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant funding are being warned that reductions are likely for the spring semester. The current situation is reminiscent of the 2010-11 academic year, when limited state funding and high application volume made it necessary to lower second- and third-term awards. More than 6,200 NIU students – more...
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Attention Illinois residents: The deadline for Illinois MAP grant submissions has been extended. Applications for the 2011–2012 FAFSA must be submitted by 10:59 p.m. Friday, March 25, to be considered for Illinois MAP grants. NIU’s School Code is 001737. Tax information requested on the FAFSA may be estimated and updated to actual amounts at a later date. Student...
It’s time to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2011-2012 academic year. The NIU priority filing date for the 2011-2012 FAFSA is Tuesday, March 1. This is not a deadline, as Student Financial Aid will continue to accept applications and process financial aid for students after this date. The priority filing date...
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