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NIU - Freshman Merit Scholarship

To provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors planning to attend Northern Illinois University.

The Freshman Merit Scholarship: Based on high school GPA

Application opens: August 1, 2023. Priority Deadline for Fall 2024 Freshman Students Application closes: December 1, 2023 (scholarships will continue to be awarded on a rolling basis as funds remain available).

To learn more about this scholarship and access the application, please visit their website.

Questions about NIU scholarships?

Contact The NIU Financial Aid and Scholarship Office



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