College of Visual & Performing Arts Scholarships

Huskies United – Scholarships for the Arts


A well-timed scholarship can change the life of an NIU student.  Your gift will support recruitment and retention scholarships for students studying art, design, music, theatre or dance.


You are helping to keep the next generation of artists studying at NIU moving forward as they become teachers, actors, musicians, dancers, visual artists, art historians and transform the world with their creativity.

Dorothea Bilder Challenge for Student Scholarships in the College of Visual and Performing Arts
Retired School of Art and Design faculty member, Dorothea Bilder, will make a $10,000 gift to CVPA student scholarships when 70 gifts are made to the college during the Huskies United event.
70 / 70 Gifts
Scott Momentum Challenge
Generosity Unleashed! Thank you for unlocking a $50,000 challenge gift for Huskies United!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
College Scholarship Funds
Each college is raising funds for their scholarship fund. Help your college rise to the top when you make your gift today.
Rank Department Gifts
1 College of Business Student Scholarships 90
2 College of Visual & Performing Arts Scholarships 83
3 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Scholarships 68
4 College of Law Student Scholarships 66
5 College of Education Student Scholarships 46
6 College of Health & Human Sciences Scholarships 21
7 College of Engineering Student Scholarships 18
Sally Stevens Launch Challenge
Generosity Unleashed! Thank you to the first 800 donors who unlocked $25,000 to kick off Huskies United!
800 / 800 Gifts
Forward Together to 1,500 Challenge
Way to go Huskies! So far, 1,000 gifts have been made during the Huskies United event. We are truly helping NIU move forward together. Let’s keep this momentum going. When we hit 1,500 gifts, a $25,000 gift from an anonymous donor will be unlocked. We can do this together because Huskies. Never. Quit.
1,500 / 1,500 Gifts
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