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Dean Murrell J. Higgins Duster

Murrell J. Higgins Duster served in several key faculty, administrative, and leadership roles in her more than 35 years at Northeastern Illinois University. She was the founding Associate Vice President for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs for the Angelina Pedroso Center. Upon her retirement in 2012, Dean Duster continued her legacy at NEIU by endowing a scholarship fund to assist students with costs associated with attending Northeastern Illinois University. 

Scholarship Criteria:

  1. All applicants must be currently enrolled Northeastern Illinois University students.
  2. Scholarships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
  3. Students currently enrolled in their last semester cannot apply.

How to Apply:

Scholarships for the Fall 2017 semester have been awarded. Instructions on how to apply for next year's scholarships will be posted during the Spring 2018 semester. 

Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs

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