Fall 2016 Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

The College of Business offers many scholarships specifically designated for our Business students. Additional funding may be available through NIU scholarships and private funds, including merit scholarships for new incoming students.

*Maximum awards may not be available each year.

Name of Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen Minimum Eligibility Criteria
Maximum Award*
Deadline

NIU Executive Club & YPN Scholarship
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  • Minimum ACT 27
  • Minimum GPA 3.25
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities

$5500

February 15, 2016 

Patrick and Aimee Burke Scholarship in Business
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  • Freshman or a full-time transfer student
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to those with demonstrated leadership strengths.

$5000

January 20, 2016

Jeff A. Spencer Business Leadership Award
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  • Freshman or a full-time transfer student
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to those with demonstrated leadership strengths or those who have served in the US Armed Forces.

$5000

January 20, 2016

David & Linda Nelson Endowed Business Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

$4000

January 20, 2016

Prabhaker Family Endowed Scholarship
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  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Performs well in the classroom as demonstrated by consistent attendance, active participation in discussions, meritorious achievements on tests and project
  • Is a first generation college student
  • Consideration given for financial need

$1000

January 20, 2016

David & Diane Graf Rockford Freshman Scholarship
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  • Resident of greater Rockford area
  • Minimum ACT 22
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities

$2000

February 15, 2016 

Rita C. Patti Student Endowed Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

$1500

January 20, 2016

Donald R. Larson Endowed Scholarship in Business
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  • Demonstrated academic promise

$1000

January 20, 2016

William & Eileen Breitzke Endowed Scholarship in Business
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  • Minimum ACT 30
  • Top 10% of their class
  • Resident of Illinois
  • GPA 3.25 for sophomore eligibility

 $1000

January 20, 2016

Gaylen & Joanne Matthew Larson Scholarship in Business
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  • Graduate of Morrison High School, Morrison, IL
  • Full-time Business student

 $5000

January 20, 2016

Lois V. Hobart Endowed Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

 $1000

January 20, 2016

John H Chiricotti Scholarship
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  • Freshman or sophomore
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Financial need

$1000

January 20, 2016

Roxane Hoey Memorial Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

$1000

January 20, 2016

Anthony E. & Christine Speiser Scholarship
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  • Chicago Public School Graduate
  • Full-time freshman
  • Full-time business student

$5000

January 20, 2016

Northern Lights Ambassador Scholarships
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Departmental Scholarships

varies

see department for deadline