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Operations Management & Information Systems Department


The Marian Elizabeth Millington Scholarship

Purpose
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage young women to pursue careers in information systems.

Scholarship Amount
An amount of $2,500 per year, up to a total of $10,000, will be awarded to each scholarship recipient. The scholarship recipient will be selected in the spring and the funds will be awarded for use the following fall semester.

Scholarship Criteria
Candidates should be in-coming freshman or transfer students enrolling as full-time undergraduate students seeking a degree in the Operations Management & Information Systems Department in the College of Business at Northern Illinois University with a career interest in the information systems field.

To receive the scholarship for a second year and subsequent years, the recipient must continue to major in the OM&IS Department and remain in good academic standing with the university. In the event the recipient withdraws from the university or is no longer an OM&IS major, prior to receiving scholarship funds, the funds will be granted to another qualified student.

Application
Please contact Dr. Nancy Russo at nrusso@niu.edu or 815-753-6370 for detailed application information.