Pogue Family Scholarship (Freshman)

The “Pogue Family Scholarship” was established to honor Captain Earl G. Pogue, his wife Evelyn M. Pogue, a graduate of WIU, and their son Lynn Earl Pogue.


  • Incoming freshman
  • Reside in West Central Illinois area
  • Major in Law Enforcement & Justice Administration
  • Minimum 22 ACT
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Two letters of recommendation

Questions regarding eligibility? Contact:
WIU Scholarship Office (New Freshman)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Letters of Recommendation (Various)
    • Submit an additional letter of recommendation
    • Submit the required letter(s) of recommendation from an instructor, employer, coach, school counselor or administrator. ONe letter must come from a forner teacher.