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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Every January 1st it is important for you to fill out and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid to determine your eligibility for federal and state grants as well as student loans, and other types of aid that are administered by Northeastern Illinois University's Financial Aid Office. By completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, you are considered and may qualify for some or all of the following need-based grants: Federal Pell and State of Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP).


Every spring semester, the TRIO Student Support Services awards 24 participation scholarships. Please contact your TRIO advisor for more information.

The Scholarships Office at Northeastern Illinois University offers scholarships you may qualify for based upon various criteria’s. It is important for you to visit and contact the Scholarships Office and apply for scholarships prior to the deadline.


Internships are a great way for you to explore or gain knowledge and skills required for your particular career path.

TRIO Student Support Services

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