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Fall 2018 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

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 31, 2018

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, preference to GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to those with demonstrated leadership strengths.

$5000

January 31, 2018

John H Chiricotti Scholarship
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  • Freshman or sophomore
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Financial need
$1000 January 31, 2018

David & Diane Graf Rockford Freshman Scholarship
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  • Resident of greater Rockford area (Boone, Winnebago, Ogle and Stephenson counties)
  • Minimum ACT 22
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 (out of 4.0)
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities

$2000

January 31, 2018

Lois V. Hobart Endowed Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
 $1000 January 31, 2018
Roxane Hoey Memorial Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
  • Preference given to those with financial need
$1000 January 31, 2018
Donald R. & Kayval Larson Endowed Scholarship in Business
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  • Demonstrated academic promise which may include extra-curricular activities, letters of recommendation or student's own statement of academic goals
  • Undergraduate in College of  Business
$1000 January 31, 2018
Gaylen & Joanne Matthew Larson Scholarship in Business
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  • Graduate of Morrison High School, Morrison, IL
  • Full-time Business student
 $5000 January 31, 2018
David & Linda Nelson Endowed Business Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
$4000 January 31, 2018
NIU Executive Club & YPN Scholarship
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  • Minimum ACT 27
  • Minimum GPA 3.25
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities
$5500 January 31, 2018
Rita C. Patti Student Endowed Scholarship
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  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing
$1500 January 31, 2018
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 31, 2018
Anthony E. & Christine Speiser Scholarship
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  • Good academic standing
  • Chicago Public School Graduate, preference given to Lane Tech graduates
  • Full-time freshman
  • Full-time business student
  • Demonstrated financial need
$5000 January 31, 2018

Jeff A. Spencer Business Leadership Award
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  • Freshman or a full-time transfer student
  • Full-time business student
  • Good academic standing, preference to GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to those with demonstrated leadership strengths demonstrated in volunteer or community service, student groups or life experiences
  • Additional consideration given to those who served in U.S. Armed Forces and demonstrates financial need to support his/her family

$5000

January 31, 2018

Northern Lights Ambassador Scholarships
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Departmental Scholarships

varies

see department for deadline