Two Scholarship Opportunities

The Mossadegh Scholarship in College of Arts and Sciences

Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2018
 
The biannual Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh Leadership Fund Scholarship in the College of Arts and Sciences at Northeastern Illinois University now accepts applications from qualified students for Fall 2018-19 for the amount of $1,100.
 
To qualify you MUST:
  1. have a minimum GPA of 3.0 if graduate and 2.5 if undergraduate student
  2. submit two letters of recommendation
  3. demonstrate financial need
  4. submit a copy of your unofficial transcript pt
  5. submit an essay of no less than three pages (750 words) on one of the following topics:
         a. the history and legacy of Dr. Mossadegh,
         b. the importance of servant leadership, OR
         c. the history and legacy of another servant leader.
If interested, fill out the information section on the back and follow
the instructions. For more information, please contact Dr. Mateo Farzaneh at M-Farzaneh@neiu.edu or (773) 442-5821.
 

Merit Tuition Scholarship

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences provides a limited number of Merit Tuition Scholarships for interested and deserving undergraduates (Second Bachelor’s candidates are not eligible) within the College of Arts and Sciences. These scholarships are generally granted for three to six credit hours and students MUST be enrolled at least half-time. Scholarships will be granted on the basis of the student’s intended major, status, intended career/educational goals, transcripts and/or ACT/SAT scores, and letter of recommendation.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Transfer and NEIU continuing students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25.
  • Students who have earned 45 credit hours at NEIU must be declared majors in the College of Arts and Sciences. Transfer students with over 45 total hours must declare their major in the College of Arts and Sciences by their second semester at NEIU.
  • Entering freshmen must be in the top 15 percent of their graduating class or have a minimum ACT score of 24 or SAT of 1110.

Submission Requirements:

  • Transfer and NEIU continuing students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25.
  • Students who have earned 45 credit hours at NEIU must be declared majors in the College of Arts and Sciences. Transfer students with over 45 total hours must declare their major in the College of Arts and Sciences by their second semester at NEIU.
  • Entering freshmen must be in the top 15 percent of their graduating class or have a minimum ACT score of 24 or SAT of 1110.

Applicants must submit a complete application including:

  • A clear, coherent, and detailed Intention of Career/Educational Goals attached to the application.
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor/teacher (preferred), or counselor sent directly to the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Official college transcript (NEIU transcripts may be unofficial), OR an official high school transcript reflecting class standing and ACT/SAT scores.

This award may be withdrawn in instances of substantiated academic misconduct or other violations of University standards pertaining to proper student conduct.

Application Deadlines: 

Semester Application and Documentation Due Date
Fall May 15
Spring October 1
Summer February 1

Scholarship applications are available at the Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, (BBH 158), or can be downloaded below. The application must be completely filled out, including ALL supporting documentation, and submitted to the Dean’s Office by the application deadline. The College Merit Tuition Scholarship Committee will review all applications and notify applicants approximately one month after the application deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Send application, intention of career/educational goals letter, letter of recommendation, and transcripts to:

Mary Hay Verne
Administrative Assistant
Office of the Dean, BBH 158
College of Arts and Sciences
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Ill. 60625-4699

Phone: (773) 442-5708
Fax: (773) 442-5710

Merit Tuition Scholarship Instructions and Application