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Northeastern offers various scholarships geared specifically for transfer students.

Students are automatically considered for the Provost and Deans Merit Scholarships upon application for admission to Northeastern Illinois University. Completion of an additional application is not necessary.

Provost Merit Scholarship ($2,000)

Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to prospective transfer students who apply early for admission and who meet the following criteria:

  • Illinois Resident
  • Cumulative transfer GPA of 3.50
  • Earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree (or at least 60 credit hours)
  • Must enroll as a full time student

Deans Merit Scholarship ($1,000)

Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to prospective transfer students who apply early for admission and who meet the following criteria:

  • Illinois Resident
  • Cumulative transfer GPA of 3.00
  • Earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree (or at least 60 credit hours)
  • Must enroll as a full time student

For other scholarship opportunities, please visit Northeastern's NEIU Scholarships Office website or e-mail the office at scholarships@neiu.edu.

Veterans Services

Northeastern has expanded services for military personnel, veterans, and their dependents. These include specialized assistance in admission, federal and state educational benefits, orientation to Northeastern, and the enrollment process.

For more information, visit the Veterans Services Office website or contact Weston Polaski, Veterans Admissions Outreach Specialist, at (773)442-4005 or w-polaski@neiu.edu.

Future Students

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