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.

2020-21 DEADLINES:

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
$0.00 Leanne L. Grice Porch Scholarship
The Leanne L. Grice Porch Scholarship was established by Dr. George Grice in honor of his sister, Leanne L. Grice Porch. CRITERIA: Incoming...
The Leanne L. Grice Porch Scholarship was established by Dr. George...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$1000 LOIS AND LOWELL LUECK NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Lois and Lowell Lueck Non-Traditional Student Scholarship was established to assist non-traditional students in teacher education programs....
The Lois and Lowell Lueck Non-Traditional Student Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/15/2020
$500 Louis & Alice Schleier Memorial Financial Need Scholarship
Dr. Louis M. Schleier was the head of the education department and director of the graduate division until he passed away. CRITERIA: Minimum GPA of...
Dr. Louis M. Schleier was the head of the education department and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/15/2020
$1000 Louis & Alice Schleier Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship for Academic Achievement
The Louis and Alice Schleier Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship for Academic Achievement was established following the death of Mrs. Alice...
The Louis and Alice Schleier Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/15/2020
$550 LOWELL HEALTH SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Vivian F. Lowell Health Sciences Award was established by the family and friends of V.F. Lowell who was a member of the Department of Health...
The Vivian F. Lowell Health Sciences Award was established by the family...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $550
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 M. LYNNE BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The M. Lynne Brown Memorial was established by Nancy K. Young-Brown, a WIU graduate, as a memorial to her daughter, M. Lynne Brown, who died in...
The M. Lynne Brown Memorial was established by Nancy K. Young-Brown, a ...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 MARY L. HINMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Mary L. Hinman Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to support Elementary Education Scholarships. CRITERIA: Be a sophomore, junior, or...
The Mary L. Hinman Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to support...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 MARY LUMAN SHORTNESS SCHOLARSHIP
The Mary Luman Shortness Scholarship in Elementary Education was established by Ernest ???Ernie?۝ Shortness in honor of his mother. CRITERIA:...
The Mary Luman Shortness Scholarship in Elementary Education was...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 MAURICE G KELLOGG SCHOLARSHIP
The Maurice G. Kellogg Scholarship Fund was established by Dr. Maurice G. Kellogg. This award is intended to support the continued professional...
The Maurice G. Kellogg Scholarship Fund was established by Dr. Maurice...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 NANCY A BROWN SCHOLARSHIP
The Nancy A. Brown Scholarship in Elementary Education was established by Wendell and Ruth Hahn of Springfield, IL, in honor of their daughter,...
The Nancy A. Brown Scholarship in Elementary Education was established...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 NICHOLAS DIGRINO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
In honor of their son, Nick and Susan DiGrino of Macomb have established the Nicholas Joseph DiGrino Memorial Scholarship for Western Illinois...
In honor of their son, Nick and Susan DiGrino of Macomb have established...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 OLIVER & MARY TROYER SCHOLARSHIP
Donald and Mary Ann Troyer established the Oliver and Mary E. Troyer Scholarship. CRITERIA: Pursuing Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with...
Donald and Mary Ann Troyer established the Oliver and Mary E. Troyer...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$300 OPAL STONE WEDEBERG SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by family and friends as a memorial to Opal Wedeberg. CRITERIA: Elementary Education and/or Reading major,...
This scholarship was established by family and friends as a memorial to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $300
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 PHI DELTA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP
The Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship was established by members of Phi Delta Kappa at Western Illinois University. The purpose of the Phi Delta Kappa...
The Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship was established by members of Phi Delta...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 RALPH AND GLADYS ANDERSON SCHOLARSHIP FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
The Ralph and Gladys Anderson Scholarship was established by Ralph and Gladys Anderson. Gladys saved enough money to fulfill her high school dream...
The Ralph and Gladys Anderson Scholarship was established by Ralph and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 ROBERT AND SANDRA COLLIER EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Bob and Sandy Collier were dedicated educators throughout their careers. Both Bob and Sandy were born and raised in California and met while...
Bob and Sandy Collier were dedicated educators throughout their careers....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$150 book award ROBERT CLOW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Robert Clow Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and associates in memory of retired gymnastics coach, Robert Clow. CRITERIA: Be an...
The Robert Clow Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $150 book award
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 RONALD LANE ABRELL SCHOLARSHIP
The Ronald Abrell Scholarship was established by family and friends in honor of Abrell’s life-long commitment to student teachers and the teaching...
The Ronald Abrell Scholarship was established by family and friends in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$1500 SARAH KNIGHT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Sarah’s family established the scholarship in her memory to assist other students studying to become bilingual/bicultural teachers, and to honor...
Sarah’s family established the scholarship in her memory to assist other...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1500
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 SCOTTIE & CARL FENN SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Dr. Carl Fenn, who was instrumental in organizing the first Western Illinois University undergraduate major in...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Carl Fenn, who was instrumental...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 THOMAS G OAKSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship fund was established by colleagues of Thomas G. Oakson. CRITERIA: Sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in the Department of...
This scholarship fund was established by colleagues of Thomas G. Oakson....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$200 W.I .TAYLOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The W. I. Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Western’s Department of Health Sciences in memory of Dr. W. I. Taylor, who was a...
The W. I. Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Western’s...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $200
Deadline03/15/2020
$700 WILLIAM L. LAKIE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The William L. Lakie Scholarship was established by Mrs. Mary Lakie (Hermann) and friends in memory of William L. Lakie. CRITERIA: Graduate student...
The William L. Lakie Scholarship was established by Mrs. Mary Lakie...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $700
Deadline03/15/2020
$500 WILLIS AND ROSEMARY ZORN SCHOLARSHIP
The Willis and Rosemary Zorn Scholarship was established by Dr. Willis and Mrs. Rosemary Zorn in commemoration of Dr. Zorn’s retirement from...
The Willis and Rosemary Zorn Scholarship was established by Dr. Willis...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 Wrenn R. and Evelyn J. Grice Scholarship
The Wrenn R. and Evelyn J. Grice Scholarship was established by Dr. George L. Grice to honor his parents, Wrenn Routh and Evelyn Janette Luman...
The Wrenn R. and Evelyn J. Grice Scholarship was established by Dr....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 YVONNE & FRANK LUPTON ECOEE SCHOLARSHIP
The Yvonne and Frank Lupton ECOEE Scholarship was established by Dr. Frank and Mrs.Yvonne Lupton to be awarded to an RPTA student selected to...
The Yvonne and Frank Lupton ECOEE Scholarship was established by Dr....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$4,000.00 "Three M" Communication Department Scholarship
The “Three M” Scholarship is established by Communication Department alumni, Michael Gerrish, Matthew Sager and Martina Jackson Green to give...
The “Three M” Scholarship is established by Communication Department...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,500.00
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:
  • Award: Varies
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:
  • Award: Varies
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:
  • Award: Varies
$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:
  • Award: $2,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$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:
  • Award: $500.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,250
$0.00 APICS
APICS is the leading provider of supply chain, logistics and operations management research, publications, and education and certification...
APICS is the leading provider of supply chain, logistics and operations...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000
$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:
  • Award: $500.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
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:
  • Award: Varies
$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:
  • Award: $2,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $2,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $2,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $250.00
$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:
  • Award: $250.00
$0.00 CHARLENE CALLISON SCHOLARSHIP
The Charlene G. Callison Fashion Merchandising Scholarship was established by Dr. Charlene G. Callison and her husband, Dr. Larry T. Balsamo....
The Charlene G. Callison Fashion Merchandising Scholarship was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
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:
  • Award: Varies