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Scholarship(s) Details
Scholarship Name:Joseph & Rose Costa Scholarship
Award:Variable amount
Class Standing:Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Upper-Level Undergraduate
NIU GPA:3.25
Academic Area:All
Other Interests:All
Other Criteria:
Currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student in good standing who is seeking a degree in any program of study at NIU.
Demonstrate academic success through the maintenance of a cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0
Preference granted to applicants with a 3.5/4.0 GPA.
Applicants must submit a 500 word essay that addresses the following points:
-Briefly outline your educational and career goals.
-Expand on the extra- and co-curricular activities in which you are involved. Discuss how these activities help to shape you as an individual and as a student. Describe leadership roles.
-Discuss special contributions you have made to your school or community and how your activities will impact the future of Northern Illinois University.
-Any additional important experience(s) which has contributed positively to your growth as an individual and/or student.
Application URL:https://ssl.niu.edu/its/asp2ssl/onbaseforms/scholarship/Application.aspx?scholarship=current
Send Application To:The scholarship application will be submitted electronically to the Scholarship Office.
Application Deadline(s):03/03/2015 (at 11:59pm)
Contact Information:Scholarship Office
Swen Parson Hall 245K
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