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
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $650.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$500 COEHS Dean's Non-Traditional Scholarship
This scholarship was created to recognize single family or married individuals –especially parents- returning to school and working full or part...
This scholarship was created to recognize single family or married...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/15/2020
$2000 COEHS Dean's Office Freshman Scholarship
The College of Education and Human Services Dean’s Office established this scholarship. CRITERIA: Applicant must be in incoming high school...
The College of Education and Human Services Dean’s Office established...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $2000
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $850.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 DAN AND SHERYL YODER RPTA SCHOLARSHIP
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 DAN AND SHERYL YODER STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
varies Danielle Nguyen Memorial Scholarship
The Danielle Nguyen Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Danielle Nguyen, a senior student who was killed in a tragic accident....
The Danielle Nguyen Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$1000 Dean and Ellen Zoerink Scholarship
Dean and Ellen Zoerink Scholarship established the scholarship upon their retirements from WIU. CRITERIA: Major in one of the following programs of...
Dean and Ellen Zoerink Scholarship established the scholarship upon...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/15/2020
$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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity,...
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$1,000.00 Department of Finance Real Estate Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by an anonymous donor. CRITERIA: Finance major taking the real estate concentration (Finance 321, 421 and...
This scholarship is funded by an anonymous donor. CRITERIA: Finance...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Diane Decker Scholarship
The Diane Decker Scholarship was established by alumnus, Joe Decker, who is also known as the “World’s Fittest Man”, according to Guinness World...
The Diane Decker Scholarship was established by alumnus, Joe Decker, who...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Diane Decker Scholarship
The Diane Decker Scholarship was established by alumnus, Joe Decker, who is also known as the “World’s Fittest Man”, according to Guinness World...
The Diane Decker Scholarship was established by alumnus, Joe Decker, who...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$1,000.00 Don Johnson Memorial Scholarship
NOTE: THIS IS AN OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP – eligible students should contact the Astoria High School counselor to obtain and submit an application. Mr....
NOTE: THIS IS AN OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP – eligible students should contact...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Donald F. & Marcia Bouseman Scholarship
THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES A SEPARATE AUDITION APPLICATION. To apply for an audition, please visit the WIU Department of Music. Donald...
THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES A SEPARATE AUDITION APPLICATION. To...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$200.00 Dorothy E. Watson Scholarship
This account was established in the name of Dorothy E. Watson. CRITERIA: Graduate of a McDonough County high school Incoming freshman...
This account was established in the name of Dorothy E....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $200.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$200.00 Dorothy E. Watson Scholarship
This account was established in the name of Dorothy E. Watson. CRITERIA: Graduate of a McDonough County high school Incoming freshman...
This account was established in the name of Dorothy E....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $200.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$4800 DR. ANNA M GRUBER SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Gruber established this account. She served as Chairperson of the Department of Elementary Education. CRITERIA: Elementary Education major who...
Dr. Gruber established this account. She served as Chairperson of the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $4800
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Dr. Claudia McCain Music Business Scholarship
This account was established to create the Dr. Claudia McCain Music Business Scholarship Fund. CRITERIA: Music Business major Senior class...
This account was established to create the Dr. Claudia McCain Music...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 Dr. George E. Ayers Scholarship
The Ayers Family Established this memorial scholarship for Dr. George E. Ayers who earned a B.S. degree from WIU in 1961. Dr. Ayers spent more than...
The Ayers Family Established this memorial scholarship for Dr. George E....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$750.00 Dr. L. R. & Leatha Bain Scholarship
This account was established by friends and family of Dr. L. R. Bain to honor his memory. CRITERIA: Entering freshman planning to major in...
This account was established by friends and family of Dr. L. R. Bain to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Dr. Robert M. and Judith A. Crowley Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Robert M. and Judith A. Crowley. CRITERIA: Accounting major Graduate student or student enrolled in the...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Robert M. and Judith A....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$1,000.00 Dr. Russell R. Dohner Scholarship
Dr. Dohner graduated from Vermont High School in 1943. His father had hoped he would take up farming, but Russell knew since he was a young boy,...
Dr. Dohner graduated from Vermont High School in 1943. His father had...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$1,000.00 Dr. Russell R. Dohner Scholarship
Dr. Dohner graduated from Vermont High School in 1943. His father had hoped he would take up farming, but Russell knew since he was a young boy,...
Dr. Dohner graduated from Vermont High School in 1943. His father had...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Dr. Tanya Lesinsky Carey Suzuki Scholarship
The origin of the funds was from the donation of lesson fees paid by Suzuki families for Almita Vamos and Tanya Carey. CRITERIA: Undergraduate or...
The origin of the funds was from the donation of lesson fees paid by...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$600 DRJ OSEPH S. KERSTING SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. Joseph S. Kersting Scholarship was established by friends, colleagues,and former students of Joe Kersting upon his retirement from the...
The Dr. Joseph S. Kersting Scholarship was established by friends,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline03/15/2020
$1,000.00 East Village Youth Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Karen Kolodzey, a WIU marketing graduate. Karen retired as president and managing partner of...
This scholarship was established by Karen Kolodzey, a WIU marketing...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$500 EDUCATORS FOR TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP
The Educators for Tomorrow Scholarship was established by Dr. Beatrice Wehrly, professor emeritus in the Counselor Education Department. CRITERIA:...
The Educators for Tomorrow Scholarship was established by Dr. Beatrice...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/15/2020
$1,000.00 Edward Ohlin Scholarship
The Edward Ohlin Scholarship was created with a $1,000 donation from Edward Ohlin. Edward graduate from WIU in 1973 with a degree in political...
The Edward Ohlin Scholarship was created with a $1,000 donation from...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$1,000.00 Eric Hill Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Michael Meador
This scholarship is a memorial for Eric Hill, an outstanding individual, dedicated to serving his family, his church, his country, and his...
This scholarship is a memorial for Eric Hill, an outstanding individual,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$5,000 per spouse Eric R. and Cherie J. Clark Scholarship for Married Students
Eric and Cherie Clark became engaged after their freshman year and got married after their sophomore year while they were attending WIU. This...
Eric and Cherie Clark became engaged after their freshman year and got...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $5,000 per spouse
Deadline03/15/2020