Financial Aid and Scholarships


To apply for financial aid at NIU you will need to complete the following:

  • The current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be filed online. 
  • Indicate NIU as your first college choice. By doing so it will allow the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to forward information regarding your monetary award eligibility to NIU. The Financial Aid NIU code is: 001737.
  • For further information about financial aid please contact NIU Financial Aid and Scholarships Office or the CHANCE Program financial aid counselor: Mr. Charles Ogundipe.

Contact Us

McKinley "Deacon" Davis CHANCE Program
Campus Life Building 240
815-753-1929 (fax)
800-892-3050 #3 (toll free)