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
$1000 Donna S. Phillips Scholarship
This account was established in 2004 to honor Dr. Donna Phillips, former...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 DORA SHARP SCHOLARSHIP
The Dora Sharp Scholarship was established by Helen Yeast to honor Ms....
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,400 DOROTHY ALLEN SCHOLARSHIP
This account was established by the Dorothy Allen Trust. CRITERIA:...
Deadline03/15/2023
$200.00 Dorothy E. Watson Scholarship
This account was established in the name of Dorothy E....
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 DOROTHY R. HANSON SCHOLARSHIP
The Dorothy R. Hanson Scholarship Fund was established through an...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1200 DOROTHY W. HOLLAND SCHOLARSHIP
The Dorothy Holland Scholarship was established to provide scholarship...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1500 DOT Foods Scholarship
As the nation’s first and largest food redistributor, Dot Foods’ nine...
Deadline03/15/2023
$600 DR JOSEPH S. KERSTING SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. Joseph S. Kersting Scholarship was established by friends,...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies DR MARY A BENNETT MEM SCHOL
The Mary A. Bennett Award was established as a memorial to Dr. Mary A....
Deadline03/15/2023
$1100 DR. ANDRIANACOS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Andrianacos was the consummate teacher and colleague. He made...
Deadline03/15/2023
$4800 DR. ANNA M GRUBER SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Gruber established this account. She served as Chairperson of the...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,200 DR. BUDRIS ANDERNOVICS, MD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. Budris Andernovics, M.D. Memorial Scholarship was established by...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2000 Dr. David DeBoeuf Memorial Scholarship
HISTORY: Dr. DeBoeuf was a Finance professor at WIU from 1995 until his...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,250 DR. EMILY LEONARD SCHOLARSHIP
The Emily Leonard Scholarship was established by friends and colleagues...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2000 Dr. George E. Ayers Scholarship
The Ayers Family Established this memorial scholarship for Dr. George E....
Deadline03/15/2023
$1300 Dr. Gordon A. & Constance Taylor Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1988 by their four sons in honor of...
Deadline03/15/2023
$250 DR. IRVING GARWOOD SHAKESPEARIAN
The Dr. Irving Garwood Shakespearian Award was established by Mrs....
Deadline03/15/2023
$100 DR. JAMES JOYCE PSYCHOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
The Dr. James Joyce Psychology Scholarship Fund was established by the...
Deadline03/15/2023
$750.00 Dr. L. R. & Leatha Bain Scholarship
This account was established by friends and family of Dr. L. R. Bain to...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,200.00 DR. MARGARET A LAVERY SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Lavery graduated from WIU in 1976 witha BS in Home Economics. She is...
Deadline03/15/2023
$700 Dr. Marion Blackinton Kinesiology Scholarship
HISTORY: The Western Illinois University Foundation will hereby...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Dr. Norbert Goeckner Scholarship in Chemistry
The Dr. Goeckner Scholarship for Chemistry was established by Saw Kyin...
Deadline03/15/2023
$900 DR. PAUL W. BLACKFORD SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Paul W. Blackford was a professor in the English department from...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 DR. ROBERT F. AND BETTY F. DRUIEN SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Druien was a Chair of the Foreign Language Department at WIU, and...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies Dr. Robert M. and Judith A. Crowley Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Robert M. and Judith A....
Deadline03/15/2023
$0.00 DR. ROSCOE G. LINDER GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
The Roscoe G. Linder Education-Graduate was established by Dr. Roscoe...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Dr. Russell R. Dohner Scholarship
Dr. Dohner graduated from Vermont High School in 1943. His father had...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,250 DR. WON MOO HURH MEMORIAL GRADUATE THESIS AWARD IN SOCIOLOTY
The Won M. Hurh Memorial Graduate Thesis Award was established by his...
Deadline03/15/2023
$850 DRS NAI-TUNG AND LEE-HSIA TING ENGLISH SCHOLARSHIP
The Drs. Nai-Tung and Lee-Hsia Ting English Scholarship was established...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 East Village Youth Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Karen Kolodzey, a WIU marketing...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 EDUCATORS FOR TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP
The Educators for Tomorrow Scholarship was established by Dr. Beatrice...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Edward Ohlin Scholarship
The Edward Ohlin Scholarship was created with a $1,000 donation from...
Deadline03/15/2023
$4,000 ELIZABETH GLENADINE GIBB MATH SCHOLARSHIP
The Elizabeth Glenadine Gibb Mathematics Scholarship was established by...
Deadline03/15/2023
$650 English Department Scholar of the Year
The English Department Scholar of the Year Award was established by the...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Eric Hill Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Michael Meador
This scholarship is a memorial for Eric Hill, an outstanding individual,...
Deadline03/15/2023
$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...
Deadline03/15/2023
$850 ERNEST PAUL LAMBERT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Ernest Paul Lambert Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs....
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 ESSIE RUTLEDGE SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Rutledge was Chair/Professor of African American Studies at WIU from...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Ethan Dobereiner Memorial Scholarship
The Ethan Dobereiner Memorial Scholarship was established by Josh and...
Deadline03/15/2023
$0.00 ETHEL RAY SCHOLARSHIP
The Ethel Ray Scholarship was established by Ted and Diana Irish and...
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,000.00 Excellence in Business & Technology Scholarship
The College of Business and Technology at Western Illinois University...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 F. H. CURRENS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The F.H. Currens Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies FAGAN WISE SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
The Fagan Wise scholarfhsip was established to honor program...
Deadline03/15/2023
$400 Fanette Hines Entzminger
Fanette Hines Entzminger is a lifelong educator, always pursuing methods...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 FENTEM/NELSON GEOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIP
Fentem & Nelson each served over 30 years in the Geography Department at...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1000 First Generation Initiative Scholarship
The First Generation Initiative Scholarship aims to help a current first...
Deadline03/15/2023
TBD First State Bank of Illinois Scholarship
NOTE: THIS SCHOLARSHIP REQUIRES OUTSIDE APPLICATION. To obtain an...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFESSOR EMERITUS
The Foreign Language Professor Emeritus Fund was established by the...
Deadline03/15/2023
$750 FOREIGN LANGUAGES ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
The Department of Foreign Languages Alumni Scholarship was established...
Deadline03/15/2023
$0.00 Foundation Transfer SCholarship
This Scholarship was created to award $50,000 in scholarship funds for...
Deadline03/15/2023