All Opportunities

2022-23 DEADLINES:*

We also recommend students use our Scholarship Checklist for New Freshman or Scholarship Checklist for New Transfers" or Scholarship Checklist for Returning Students

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.

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.

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

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Up to tuition, fees, room, & board Presidential Scholarship
The Presidential Scholarship is a supplemental Foundation scholarship...
Deadline12/09/2022
$4,000.00 "Three M" Communication Department Scholarship
The “Three M” Scholarship is established by Communication Department...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies A. L. Knoblauch Scholarship
The A.L. and Muriel Knoblauch Scholarship was established in honor of...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,400 A. RICHARD LONGWELL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
The A. Richard Longwell Graduate Scholarship was established by friends...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies Accountancy Scholarship
This scholarship is funded through annual donations to the Accountancy...
Deadline03/15/2023
$0.00 ADA B. DRAKE & HAZEL M. OEST SCHOL
The Ada B. Drake and Hazel M. Oest Scholarship was established by Roscoe...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 African American Studies Undergraduate Scholarship
This scholarship is supported by the Dean’s Office, College of Arts &...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 ALBERT AND DOROTHY BURGARD SCHOLARSHIP IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
This account was established through a bequest of the estate of Dorothy...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 Albert Eads Scholarship
Mary B. Ewing created this scholarship in memory of Albert Eads, who was...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 ALEJANDRO VALADEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Following the death of Police Officer Alejandro “Alex” Valadez, Sigma...
Deadline03/15/2023
$850 ALFRED LINDSEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Alfred J. Lindsey Memorial Scholarship was established by Mary K....
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,000.00 Alice Bennett Kellogg Kinesiology Scholarship
Alice Bennett Kellogg was a graduate of WIU and is a legendary name on...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Alice Irene Gardner Schulze & Irene M. Schulze Wilcox Scholarship
The Alice Irene Gardner Schulze and Irene M. Schulze Wilcox Scholarship...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1600 ALPHA CHI SCHOLARSHIP
The Alpha Delta Kappa-Alpha Chi Chapter Honorary Teachers Sorority...
Deadline03/15/2023
$4,000 ALPHONS J. RICHERT SCHOLARSHIP IN PSYCHOLOGY
The Alphons J. Richert Scholarship in Psychology Clinical/Community...
Deadline03/15/2023
$0.00 Alumni ACPA Convention
The CSP Alumni ACPA Scholarship was established by alumni of the CSP...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500.00 Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship
The Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship was established by her family...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500.00 Anika Singh Memorial Scholarship
The Anika Singh Memorial Scholarship was established by Mandeep Singh...
Deadline03/15/2023
varies Anita Magafas Non-Traditional Student Scholarship
The Anita Magafas Non-Traditional Student Scholarship was established in...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 ANNA FAGERLIE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Mrs. Anna Fagerlie was a professor of education at WIU from 1960 until...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,500.00 APICS
APICS is the leading provider of supply chain, logistics and operations...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1500 ARLINGTON & ARLENE SEYMOUR SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was created by educators Arlington “Arlie” and Arlene...
Deadline03/15/2023
$650 ARTHUR CLAYTON AND RICHARD WESTGATE SCHOLARSHIP
The Arthur F. Clayton and Richard Westgate Scholarship was established...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,750 ARTHUR G. TILLMAN SCHOLARSHIP
The Arthur G. Tillman Memorial was established in honor of Dr. Arthur G....
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies ASIS WIU CHAPTER SECURITY SCHOLARSHIP
The WIU Student Chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 BEN HUGHES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This account was established in memory of Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Hughes. ...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Bernita “Bee” Otto Scholarship
Bernita “Bee” Otto was a Canton, IL native who taught elementary...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,600 BERTHA GREISHABER FINK NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Bertha & Rodney Fink. Bertha earned...
Deadline03/15/2023
$600 BETH M STIFFLER SCHOLARSHIP
This account was established in honor of Dr. Beth M. Stiffler. CRITERIA:...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500.00 Betty & Henry Ruebush Scholarship
The Ruebush family has a strong reputation in McDonough County, IL as...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 Bettye Thompson Scholarship in Gerontology
HISTORY: Dr. Bettye D. Thompson served as a faculty member from 1978...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Beu Jeans for Scholarships
The concept for Beu Jeans for Scholarships materialized during a Beu...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,100 BLENDA OLSON SCHOLARSHIP
The Blenda Olson Scholarship was established to honor the late Blenda...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 Bob and Donna Pierson Scholarship
HISTORY: This account was established in Nov 2013 by a donation from...
Deadline03/15/2023
$3000 BOB DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP
The Bob & Alice Davis Scholarship is funded by land sales proceeds....
Deadline03/15/2023
$4000 Bruce Karaffa Family Scholarship
Bruce and Betty Karaffa started this scholarship in honor of their...
Deadline03/15/2023
$0.00 Brzozowski Emerging Student Affairs Professional Scholarship
Alana and Jeremy Brzozowski reside in Canada and established this...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,000.00 Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship
The Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship Fund was established...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500.00 C. Emery & Thelma B. Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship
The C. Emery and Thelma B. Sallstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund was...
Deadline03/15/2023
$3,000 C. JOHN MAHONEY ENGLISH GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
The Graduate Fellowship in English was established by the English and...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,000.00 C. Robin Frieden Memorial Scholarship
NOTE: THIS IS AN OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP – eligible students should contact...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 Carin and Rodger Stutz Scholarship
Rodger and Carin Stutz are 1978 graduates of Law Enforcement...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Carlson Family Educational Scholarship
Byron Carlson graduated from Western in 1968 with a Bachelor of Business...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2000 Carol and Bill Myers Education scholarship
The Carol and Bill Myers Education Scholarship was created by Carol and...
Deadline03/15/2023
varies Carol J. Grice Major Scholarship
The Carol J. Grice Major Scholarship was established by Dr. George Grice...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 CAROL JACOBSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Carol Jacobson Remembrance Fund was established by Dr. Michael...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,000.00 CBT Distinguished Alumnus Scholarship
This scholarship was created to honor Holly Deem, a graduate of Western...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 CHARLENE CALLISON SCHOLARSHIP
The Charlene G. Callison Fashion Merchandising Scholarship was...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500 CHARLES A. LEONARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Charles A. Leonard Memorial Fund was created in memory of Charles A....
Deadline03/15/2023
$0.00 CHARLES GRICE AND JOSEPHINE LUMAN GRICE FLEISHER SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline03/15/2023