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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. Click here for the 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
The Student Travel Award

To view other scholarship opportunities, click here.


The College of Education provides a limited number of scholarships for undergraduates over the entire span of their undergraduate study at Northeastern Illinois University.  Students who show high promise for academic achievement will be considered.

Students may reapply and be reconsidered for continued support from this program on a semester-by-semester basis.  The complete Scholarship Application must be resubmitted for each semester student is seeking an award.

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.


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