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D214 National Louis Scholarship

Scholarship overview:

In partnership with District 214 high schools, National Louis University is offering a full tuition scholarship, renewable for four years to graduating high school seniors.  NLU will award 2 scholarships for the 18-19 academic year. Deadline to apply: Extended to March 26, 2018 from March 1, 2018. Scholarship decision by April 1, 2018.

D214 National Louis Scholarship Requirements

  • Open to students graduating from one of the 6 District 214 high schools
  • Enroll in any National Louis University undergraduate degree program at the Wheeling campus
  • Have a 2.0/4.0 (3.0/5.0) or higher high school GPA  OR 19 or higher composite ACT score OR 1150 or higher composite SAT
  • FAFSA completion required - student must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen

How A D214 Senior Can Apply

  • The student should apply to NLU online at http://www.nl.edu/applyonline/.  
  • Fill out the scholarship application online by clicking here.
  • A letter of recommendation is required.  
  • An essay is required. Your essay should address the question “what would the D214 National Louis Scholarship mean to you and/or your family” or “how do you currently make a difference in your community or plan to after receiving your NLU degree”?  
  • After October 1, 2017, the student should complete the 2018-19 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov and indicate NLU’s school code 001733.
  • Any questions regarding the scholarship can be directed to d214@nl.edu or 847.947.5223.

Ongoing Scholarship Criteria

The following criteria apply to the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • The scholarship can be awarded until the student has reached 180 quarter hours of combined transfer and institutional coursework
  • Enroll for at least 10 quarter hours per term (summer enrollment not required)
  • Maintain a 2.50 or higher cumulative GPA to remain eligible
  • Students are only eligible for one institutional resource per academic year
  • The scholarship will be reduced by any applicable Pell and/or Map Grant received
  • Student must fill out the FAFSA by Novemeber 6th of each year
  • Students must adhere to the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy of National Louis University
  • Students must adhere to all the University policies noted in the Catalog in order to remain eligible to receive NLU Scholarships

 

Please Note: All National Louis Scholarships require U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status. Undocumented students who meet the criteria may apply to receive the Pathways Scholarship for Undocumented Students. International students who meet the criteria may apply to receive the NLU Alumni Scholarship.

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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