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The Scholarship Office works in coordination with the Student Financial Aid Office to connect NIU students with various scholarship resources and assists NIU offices and departments with the administration of scholarship funds.

  • Music talent scholarships are awarded based on your performance at the time of your admission audition.
  • New freshman and transfer students should visit our merit scholarships page or contact the Scholarship Office at 815-753-4829.
  • Currently enrolled NIU students can visit the office in Swen Parson Hall 245K to learn about available scholarship opportunities.
  • Graduate students should contact The Graduate School for information about financing their education through tuition waivers, assistantships, and fellowships.
  • All students can search for scholarships using our ScholarshipFinder online database.