Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship

The Burdette & Kathryn Knappenberger Scholarship Fund was established for the purpose of awarding scholarships to students from McDonough County, Illinois who are in the upper 25% of their graduating class.


  • Applicants must be entering freshmen
  • Must rank in the upper 25% of their graduating class
  • Must be residents of McDonough County, Illinois
  • Graduates of West Prairie High School who reside in Good Hope, Sciota and Blandinsville area shall have first preference

Questions regarding eligibility? Contact:
WIU Scholarship Office (New Freshman)