Scholarships - NIU College of Business

NIU Business Scholarships

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.

Scholarships for Current
& Transfer Students

Current Students
Transfer Students
NIU Merit Scholarships
Private Scholarships
Scholarship Finder

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

NIU Executive Club & YPN Scholarship
details >

  • Minimum ACT 27
  • Minimum GPA 3.25
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities

$5500

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Patrick and Aimee Burke Scholarship in Business

  • 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

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Jeff A. Spencer Business Leadership Award

  • 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

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

David & Linda Nelson Endowed Business Scholarship

  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

$4000

selection by appointment

David & Diane Graf Rockford Freshman Scholarship

  • Resident of greater Rockford area
  • Minimum ACT 22
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities

$2000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Rita C. Patti Student Endowed Scholarship

  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

$1500

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Donald R. Larson Endowed Scholarship in Business

  • Demonstrated academic promise

$1000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

William & Eileen Breitzke Endowed Scholarship in Business

  • Minimum ACT 30
  • Top 10% of their class
  • Resident of Illinois
  • GPA 3.25 for sophomore eligibility

 

selection by appointment

Lois V. Hobart Endowed Scholarship

  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

 

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

John H Chiricotti Scholarship

  • Freshman or sophomore
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Financial need

$1000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Roxane Hoey Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing

$1000

Deadline Past
applications open
in the Fall 2014

Departmental Scholarships

varies

see department for deadline