NIU Graduate Assistantships and Tuition Waivers

Tuition Waivers and Graduate Assistantship Positions are available at Northern Illinois University’s School of Music! Awards are available for students in the Performer’s Certificate or the Master of Music degree programs in Performance, Composition and Individualized Majors in Recordings Arts, Conducting and World Music.

At NIU, you get the best of everything. You’ll study in a conservatory setting, learning from and performing alongside world-renown faculty who are dedicated to your growth as a musician, all while gaining the benefits and resources of a major research university. Being 65-miles west of Chicago, you’re close to a vibrant music scene, surrounded with numerous opportunities to perform on campus, in the community, and in the city. Best of all, we work to make it affordable – no out-of-state tuition, numerous graduate assistantships and tuition waivers! You’ll receive the funding, space (over 50 practice rooms), performance opportunities and personalized attention to continue your growth as a musician.

Questions? Contact Brigid Crawford by email or at 815-753-1546 to learn more.