Leroy Daniels Scholarship

The Leroy Daniels Scholarship was established in 1986 by the Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center and community donors including the late Lois Mills, WIU Librarian, in memory of Leroy W. Daniels. Daniels was employed at WIU from September 1968 until his death in August 1984. Leroy, along with his brother Joe, was one of the organizers and a charter member of the McDonough County Chapter of the NAACP (established in 1968). He served as president for more than 11 years.


  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Minority student
  • Illinois resident
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership activities in college or the community is desired
  • Preference is given to a student graduate of Macomb Senior High School

Questions regarding eligibility? Contact:
WIU Scholarship Office (Current Students), WIU Scholarship Office (New Freshman), WIU Scholarship Office (New Transfers)