2024 Northern Illinois University International Merit Scholarships (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on 1st of May, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
Once an international student has been admitted to NIU as a freshman student, they will automatically be considered for either a merit or housing scholarship. Students will be awarded either one of these scholarships as long as they are still available.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Obtain a minimum average GPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 as computed by NIU standards

Value of Scholarship: 
The NIU International Merit Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. Housing Scholarship - $3,600/year (Required GPA: 2.75/4.0) Students receiving this award will live in the Neptune West residence hall.
ii. Merit Scholarship - $5,000-$9,000/academic year (Required GPA: 3.25/4.0)

Scholarship Application Guide: 
Your application for admission plus all required documents (transcript, test score, application fee or waiver) must be received by the priority deadline to be considered for a merit scholarship. Applications open on September 1st.
Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Northern Illinois University International Scholarship Page.