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Northern Illinois University

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Dekalb, IL

University Website:  www.niu.edu
Apply Online:  www.niu.edu/apply/index.shtml

Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a public research university located in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, with satellite centers in Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Rockford, and Oregon. It was originally founded as Northern Illinois State Normal School on May 22, 1895, by Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld as part of an expansion of the state's system for producing college educated teachers. John G. Peters has been president since 2000.

The university is composed of seven degree-granting colleges and has a student body of 25,000 with over 225,000 alumni. Many of NIU's programs are nationally accredited for meeting high standards of academic quality, including business, engineering, nursing, visual and performing arts, and all teacher certification programs. It is one of only two public universities in Illinois that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the highest levels of all sports, Division I. NIU's athletic teams are known as the Huskies and compete in the Mid-American Conference.

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Northern Illinois University College Scholarships

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Dean's Diversity Scholarship for Freshmen and Transfers

Northern Illinois University - College of Engineering

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Dean's Diversity Scholarship for Freshmen and Transfers

Northern Illinois University - College of Engineering

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Jerrold H. Zar Endowed Scholarship in Biology

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Jerrold H. Zar Endowed Scholarship in Biology

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Doc and Betty Newell Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Engineering

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Doc and Betty Newell Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Engineering

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Samuel S. Goldich Fund Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Samuel S. Goldich Fund Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Joe R. Wilkinson Memorial Fund Endowed Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Joe R. Wilkinson Memorial Fund Endowed Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Wilbur and Carmen Pursley Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Visual and Performing Arts

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Wilbur and Carmen Pursley Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Visual and Performing Arts

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Waldo W. Burchard Award for Graduate Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Waldo W. Burchard Award for Graduate Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Sally Stevens Arts Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Visual and Performing Arts

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Sally Stevens Arts Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Visual and Performing Arts

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S. Orville and Adra Baker Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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S. Orville and Adra Baker Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Norma K. Stelford Mathematics Endowment Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Norma K. Stelford Mathematics Endowment Scholarship

Northern Illinois University - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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