Scholarships and Grants
Kaszubowski Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Olga Kaszubowski Memorial Scholarship Fund provides an annual scholarship toward tuition and fees for one academic year. Undergraduate students who have declared a major in elementary education are eligible to apply. Applicants must have a minium GPA of 3.00/4.00. Preference will be given to applicants of Eastern European descent, particularly those of Polish descent, and/or to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces of any nationality. Descent is defined as having a parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent who can trace his or her ancestry to one of the Eastern European Countries. Additionally, preference will be given to applicants with concentrations in the sciences.
For the application form, please click here.
Please note that this is a fillable PDF form.
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MERIT TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS
Undergraduate Merit Tuition Scholarships
The College of Education provides a limited number of merit tuition scholarships for students with high academic promise and a demonstrated interest in teaching. A cumulative grade point average (including transfer coursework) of 3.5 or greater must be maintained. For entering freshmen, high school class rank and ACT/SAT scores will be used as criteria.
Click here for more details or to complete an application for an undergraduate merit tuition scholarship.
Graduate Merit Tuition Scholarships
For graduate students, merit tuition scholarships are offered through the College of Graduate Studies and Research.
For details, contact your program advisor or the College of Graduate Studies and Research.
Click here to complete an application.
PRIVATELY FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS
Northeastern has more than 40 privately funded scholarships established by alumni, faculty and friends. Many of these are applicable to students irrespective of their field of pursuit. Some of these scholarships (listed below) are geared specifically for students pursuing careers in education.
Education Career Specific Scholarships
Professor Bonnie B. Busse Memorial Merit Scholarship
Aixa Diaz Memorial Scholarship
Jorge Rodriguez Scholarship
Smith Barney Mercantile Foundation Scholarship
Gus Ziagos Memorial Scholarship
NEIU Chuck Kane College of Education Scholarship
Schneider Family Scholarship for Special Education
Click here to view the criteria for all NEIU privately funded scholarships including those that are education career specific.
For additional scholarship information or to obtain a privately funded scholarship application, contact the Office of Scholarships. S