Scholarships are not available for the Virtual Study Abroad programs.
University Travel Grant for Study Abroad
The Study Abroad Travel Grant was established to enhance opportunities for participation in for-credit NIU study abroad programs. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Rita Veron in the NIU Study Abroad Office at email@example.com or 815-753-0700.
The Division of International Programs, through its Study Abroad Office, established The Clara Sperling Memorial Scholarship. This award assists NIU students, Juniors and Seniors with cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above, participating in an approved NIU Administered (faculty-directed) study abroad program during the summer. Scholarships are available based on donations received annually to support this scholarship. Scholarships may not be available every summer. Applications are due on November 1 for winter programs and on May 15 for summer programs.
College of Business Dean's Office
The College of Business (COB) dean's office is proud to offer scholarships for business majors enrolled in study abroad courses. Depending on the number of students who apply, the college will award scholarships of up to $1,000. COB students who are applying for COB scholarships are required to apply for this travel grant by November 15 for winter programs or May 15 for summer programs.
International Business Seminars Director Scholarships
Each semester, the International Business Seminars (IBS) director offers several $500 scholarships. Students interested in IBS director scholarships are required to submit an application. Due dates for applications are May 15 for summer programs and November 15 for winter programs.
Additional Scholarships from International Business Seminars
International Business Seminar offers several scholarships including the founders scholarship, digital ambassador scholarships, The deadline for the application is Nov. 1 for winter applications, and March 1 for summer applications. You can also find information about other resources for scholarship options.
Accountancy Study Abroad Scholarships
Students of the Accountancy programs are eligible for this scholarship. Please contact Chih-Chen Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Due dates for applications are May 15 for summer programs and November 15 for winter programs.
In an effort to make study abroad opportunities available to qualified NIU students, each year Northern Illinois University offers the John E. and Lili LaTourette International Studies Scholarships for Northern Illinois University students interested in study abroad.
John and Lili La Tourette spent 40 years in higher education, and nearly 15 years at the helm of the presidency of Northern Illinois University. John LaTourette was NIU's tenth president. He believed in international education and considered study abroad a cornerstone in the pursuit of a Northern Illinois University degree that prepares students for careers in a global economy.
Other Scholarships Available Through the Study Abroad Office
There are many scholarships available for study abroad, and more are announced all the time.
Additional Grants and Scholarships
Submit Asian Institute Scholarship applications to Anthony Preston, director of global programs, Barsema Hall 203C.