All Opportunities

The WIU Scholarship Portal is now open for select new freshmen, new transfer, and current student scholarships. Scroll down to view a complete list of available scholarships, or click on the 2019-20 links below to view scholarships according to applicant groups.

2019-20 DEADLINES:

  • GENERAL NEW FRESHMAN: February 15, 2019 – Late applications will be accepted for reduced consideration during subsequent rounds of awarding. Students submitting a late application will only be contacted if they are selected as a scholarship recipient.
  • GENERAL NEW TRANSFER: May 1, 2019
  • GENERAL CURRENT STUDENT: Varies by scholarship

We also recommend students use our Scholarship Checklist for New Freshman, Scholarship Checklist for New Transfers, or our Scholarship Checklist for Returning Students for additional scholarship resources and instructions!

If you have questions regarding the WIU Scholarship Portal, refer to our Online Application Instructions & FAQs. For questions regarding department scholarships, please contact the appropriate department.

LISTED AWARD AMOUNTS ARE ESTIMATED AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Visit wiu.edu/scholarships for additional information.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500.00 COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship
Dr. Nancy Parsons created the COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship in September 2012 to assist transfer students with books who may not otherwise have...
Dr. Nancy Parsons created the COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline12/01/2018
$500 Wayne N. Thompson Graduate Scholar
NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES OUTSIDE APPLICATION. Eligible students will be contacted by department staff to apply. This account was established...
NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES OUTSIDE APPLICATION. Eligible students...
  • Deadline: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/08/2019
$500.00 Wayne N. Thompson Undergraduate Honors Scholarship
NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES OUTSIDE APPLICATION. Eligible students will be contacted by department staff to apply. This account was established...
NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES OUTSIDE APPLICATION. Eligible students...
  • Deadline: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/08/2019
$500 Wayne N. Thompson Undergraduate Scholar
NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES OUTSIDE APPLICATION. Eligible students will be contacted by department staff to apply. This account was established...
NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES OUTSIDE APPLICATION. Eligible students...
  • Deadline: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/08/2019
$1,500.00 A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship (Freshman)
The A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship was established by professor emeritus Dr. Gil Belles. CRITERIA: Admitted incoming freshman or transfer...
The A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship was established by professor emeritus...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship (Transfer)
The A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship was established by professor emeritus Dr. Gil Belles. CRITERIA: Admitted incoming freshman or transfer...
The A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship was established by professor emeritus...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies A. L. Knoblauch Scholarship
The A.L. and Muriel Knoblauch Scholarship was established in honor of former Western Illinois University President, Dr. Arthur L. Knoblauch, and...
The A.L. and Muriel Knoblauch Scholarship was established in honor of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies A. L. Knoblauch Scholarship
The A.L. and Muriel Knoblauch Scholarship was established in honor of former Western Illinois University President, Dr. Arthur L. Knoblauch, and...
The A.L. and Muriel Knoblauch Scholarship was established in honor of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Accountancy Scholarship
This scholarship is funded through annual donations to the Accountancy Department. CRITERIA: Accounting major Sophomore or junior Selection...
This scholarship is funded through annual donations to the Accountancy...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Albert Eads Scholarship
Mary B. Ewing created this scholarship in memory of Albert Eads, who was a leader on the committee that established Western Normal School which...
Mary B. Ewing created this scholarship in memory of Albert Eads, who was...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Alice Bennett Kellogg Kinesiology Scholarship
Alice Bennett Kellogg was a graduate of WIU and is a legendary name on the Western Illinois University Macomb campus and in the Macomb community....
Alice Bennett Kellogg was a graduate of WIU and is a legendary name on...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Alice Irene Gardner Schulze & Irene M. Schulze Wilcox Scholarship
The Alice Irene Gardner Schulze and Irene M. Schulze Wilcox Scholarship was established by William E. Schulze in memory of his grandmother, Alice,...
The Alice Irene Gardner Schulze and Irene M. Schulze Wilcox Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship
The Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship was established by her family and friends upon her death at the age of 39. CRITERIA: Graduate of Macomb...
The Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship was established by her family...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 Anika Singh Memorial Scholarship
The Anika Singh Memorial Scholarship was established by Mandeep Singh and Sujata Karkare in memory of their daughter Anika. CRITERIA: Junior...
The Anika Singh Memorial Scholarship was established by Mandeep Singh...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,250 Ann Collins Jazz Piano Scholarship
THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES A SEPARATE APPLICATION. For consideration, please visit WIU Jazz Scholarships. The Ann Collins Jazz Piano...
THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES A SEPARATE APPLICATION. For...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000 Bessie Myers Music Scholarship
The Bessie Myers Music Scholarship Fund was established by Ms. Bessie Myers through a bequest. CRITERIA: Applicants should demonstrate...
The Bessie Myers Music Scholarship Fund was established by Ms. Bessie...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 Betty & Henry Ruebush Scholarship
The Ruebush family has a strong reputation in McDonough County, IL as farmers and conservators of the rich farmland in the...
The Ruebush family has a strong reputation in McDonough County, IL as...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Beu Jeans for Scholarships
The concept for Beu Jeans for Scholarships materialized during a Beu staff retreat when an employee requested a jeans day during Homecoming week,...
The concept for Beu Jeans for Scholarships materialized during a Beu...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Blyler Scholarship for Music Excellence
This account was established by Dr. Dorothea Blyler to provide an annual scholarship for Music majors in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter...
This account was established by Dr. Dorothea Blyler to provide an annual...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship
The Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of awarding scholarships to students from McDonough County,...
The Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship Fund was established...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship
The Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of awarding scholarships to students from McDonough County,...
The Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship Fund was established...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 C. Emery & Thelma B. Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship
The C. Emery and Thelma B. Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by John E. and Charles E. Sallstrom in memory of their parents,...
The C. Emery and Thelma B. Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund was...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Carlson Family Educational Scholarship
Byron Carlson graduated from Western in 1968 with a Bachelor of Business degree and an MBA in 1971. CRITERIA: Open to all majors Full-time...
Byron Carlson graduated from Western in 1968 with a Bachelor of Business...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 CBT Distinguished Alumnus Scholarship
This scholarship was created to honor Holly Deem, a graduate of Western Illinois University and 2013 Distinguished Alumnus for the University’s...
This scholarship was created to honor Holly Deem, a graduate of Western...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$250.00 CBT Outstanding Graduate Scholarship
The CBT Outstanding Graduate Award was created to reward a student who demonstrates outstanding ability and contributions in their...
The CBT Outstanding Graduate Award was created to reward a student who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$250.00 CBT Outstanding Senior Scholarship
The CBT Outstanding Senior Award was created to reward a student who demonstrates outstanding ability and contributions in their...
The CBT Outstanding Senior Award was created to reward a student who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Charolette Megginson Endowed Vocal Scholarship
After having taught for 35 years, Charolette Megginson established this scholarship as a gift to show her love for performing and the students whom...
After having taught for 35 years, Charolette Megginson established this...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Chicago Mercantile Exchange Transfer Scholarship
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support students studying finance and agriculture business. CRITERIA: Incoming...
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Chicago Mercantile Exchange Transfer Scholarship
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support students studying finance and agriculture business. CRITERIA: Incoming...
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500 Claire & Hazel Faust Horn Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Randall and Sharon Faust in memory of Randall’s parents, Claire and Hazel Faust. CRITERIA: Currently...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Randall and Sharon Faust in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Clarence & Josephine Johnson Scholarship
The Clarence E. and Josephine L. Johnson Scholarship was established by the late Dr. Josephine L. Johnson. Clarence Johnson was Dr. Josephine...
The Clarence E. and Josephine L. Johnson Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 Clela Trotter Wilson Scholarship
NOTE: THIS IS AN OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP – eligible students should contact the Macomb High School counselor to obtain and submit an application. The...
NOTE: THIS IS AN OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP – eligible students should contact...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$650.00 Clifford B. Latherow Memorial Scholarship
The Clifford B. Latherow Four-Year WIU Foundation Scholarship was established by family and friends after Cliff’s death. CRITERIA: Must be an...
The Clifford B. Latherow Four-Year WIU Foundation Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $650.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship
Dr. Nancy Parsons created the COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship in September 2012 to assist transfer students with books who may not otherwise have...
Dr. Nancy Parsons created the COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship
Dr. Nancy Parsons created the COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship in September 2012 to assist transfer students with books who may not otherwise have...
Dr. Nancy Parsons created the COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$850.00 Collin S. Wilcox Scholarship
The Collin S. Wilcox Scholarship was established by Mrs. Irene Schulze Wilcox in memory of her husband, Collin. CRITERIA: First preference to a...
The Collin S. Wilcox Scholarship was established by Mrs. Irene Schulze...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $850.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Colonel Marinda Coultas Wood Scholarship
This scholarship was established by WIU alum Col. Marinda Coultas Wood, who is a retired U.S. Air Force veteran. CRITERIA: Accountancy...
This scholarship was established by WIU alum Col. Marinda Coultas Wood,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Corydon Hubbert Scholarship
The Corydon M. Hubbert Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Corydon M. Hubbert by his mother, Mrs. Esta Lou Hubbert; his widow, Mrs....
The Corydon M. Hubbert Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Country Financial Scholarship
This account was established by Country Financial to support business scholarships. CRITERIA: Applicants must be majoring in Finance or any of...
This account was established by Country Financial to support business...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,500.00 Craig F. Glattly Memorial Scholarship
The Craig F. Glattly Foundation was formed upon Craig?۪s untimely passing .Empowerment is the primary focus of the foundation, formed by Craig’s...
The Craig F. Glattly Foundation was formed upon Craig?۪s untimely...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Craig Neader Scholarship for Accountancy
Craig Neader, a graduate of Western Illinois University, is currently the owner and founder of the Continuum Financial...
Craig Neader, a graduate of Western Illinois University, is currently...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000 Dale Hopper Jazz Studies Scholarship
THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES A SEPARATE APPLICATION. For consideration, please visit WIU Jazz Scholarships. This account was established by...
THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES A SEPARATE APPLICATION. For...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Dana Lynn Park Memorial Scholarship
The Dana Lynn Park Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Ellie O’Brien in memory of her daughter, Dana Lynn Park, who was an Elementary...
The Dana Lynn Park Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Ellie...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Dave & Jackie Thompson Scholarship for Military Dependents
Dave Thompson, a Macomb Northwestern Mutual Financial agent, and his wife, retired WIU Vice President for Administrative Services Jackie Thompson,...
Dave Thompson, a Macomb Northwestern Mutual Financial agent, and his...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 David & Gretchen Miller Scholarship
This scholarship was established by David and Gretchen (Bergschneider) Miller. CRITERIA: Minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA Enrolled in a program of...
This scholarship was established by David and Gretchen (Bergschneider)...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies David & Susan Reem Scholarship
This account was established by Dr. David and Susan Reem of Macomb to recognize and reward undergraduate musical excellence in the areas of voice...
This account was established by Dr. David and Susan Reem of Macomb to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$350.00 David J. Bloomberg MBA Scholarship
Dr. Bloomberg was an Assistant Dean in the College of Business and Technology who taught in the Department of Marketing, Finance, and...
Dr. Bloomberg was an Assistant Dean in the College of Business and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Delbert & Olive Bussan Memorial Scholarship
The Delbert Bussan Memorial Scholarship was established by WIU alumnus Paul E. Bussan in memory of his father Delbert Bussan. CRITERIA: Incoming...
The Delbert Bussan Memorial Scholarship was established by WIU alumnus...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Delores M. Ryner Scholarship
The Dolores M. Ryner Scholarship was established after the deaths of Edith M. Frederick and her niece, Dolores M. Ryner. CRITERIA: Major in the...
The Dolores M. Ryner Scholarship was established after the deaths of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Delta Sigma Pi Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship was established by two Alumni Brothers of Delta Sigma Pi (DSP), Andrew Wold and Andrew Krohn. CRITERIA: CBT major Minimum 60...
This scholarship was established by two Alumni Brothers of Delta Sigma...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019