Northern Illinois University Merit Scholarships
- Scholarship Description
When you apply for admission to NIU as an incoming freshman or transfer student, you’ll automatically be considered for merit scholarships. These are awarded based on your high school GPA or on your transfer GPA.
GPA requirements and award amounts will vary, but applicants should at least have a 3.0. The deadline for freshmen applicants is December 1 and for transfer students is March 1 (or October 1 for anyone applying for the spring semester). Must maintain a 2.75 GPA for renewal. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.