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.

2019-20 DEADLINES:

  • GENERAL NEW FRESHMAN: February 15, 2019 – 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.
  • GENERAL NEW TRANSFER: May 1, 2019
  • GENERAL CURRENT STUDENT: Varies by scholarship

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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$0.00 A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship (Transfer)
The A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship was established by professor emeritus Dr. Gil Belles. CRITERIA: Admitted incoming freshman or transfer...
The A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship was established by professor emeritus...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship
The Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship was established by her family and friends upon her death at the age of 39. CRITERIA: Graduate of Macomb...
The Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship was established by her family...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Chicago Mercantile Exchange Transfer Scholarship
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support students studying finance and agriculture business. CRITERIA: Incoming...
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Chicago Mercantile Exchange Transfer Scholarship
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support students studying finance and agriculture business. CRITERIA: Incoming...
The CME Group Foundation provides scholarship assistance to support...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Joseph R. Withers Memorial Scholarship (Transfer)
The Joseph R. Withers Memorial Scholarship was established and funded by family and friends in memory of Joe Withers. CRITERIA: Enrolled full...
The Joseph R. Withers Memorial Scholarship was established and funded by...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Leon & Marion Lamet Memorial Scholarship (Transfer)
The Leon and Marion Lamet Memorial Scholarship was established from the estate of Leon L. Lamet and his wife, Marion Lamet. Preference will be...
The Leon and Marion Lamet Memorial Scholarship was established from the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 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,...
The Leroy Daniels Scholarship was established in 1986 by the Gwendolyn...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Maxene Brooks Scholarship
Maxene graduated from WIU in 1940 with a Bachelors of Education. She taught at Francis Millard in Rock Island. CRITERIA: Incoming transfer student...
Maxene graduated from WIU in 1940 with a Bachelors of Education. She...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 MidAmerica National Bank Scholarship (Transfer)
The MidAmerica National Bank Scholarship was established to provide scholarship support to encourage more academically talented students to enroll...
The MidAmerica National Bank Scholarship was established to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Patrick M. Magoon Scholarship
This account was established after a donation from Mr. Patrick M. Magoon. Mr. Magoon is the President and CEO of the Ann & Robert H Lurie...
This account was established after a donation from Mr. Patrick M....
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$300.00 Rebekah District Association #12 of Illinois 100F Scholarship
Members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows And Rebekahs fund this scholarship. CRITERIA: Applicant must have a lodge affiliation in the...
Members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows And Rebekahs fund this...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $300.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 Sheila A. Grone Roehlk Scholarship (Transfer)
Sheila attended Farnham, Allen Park, and Lombard schools before she graduated from Galesburg High school in 1959. She received an Illinois State...
Sheila attended Farnham, Allen Park, and Lombard schools before she...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Theodore A. Nelson Memorial Scholarship
The Theodore A. Nelson Memorial Scholarship has been generously funded by Kate Nelson in memory of her late husband and his love for Western...
The Theodore A. Nelson Memorial Scholarship has been generously funded...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Theodore A. Nelson Memorial Scholarship
The Theodore A. Nelson Memorial Scholarship has been generously funded by Kate Nelson in memory of her late husband and his love for Western...
The Theodore A. Nelson Memorial Scholarship has been generously funded...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Western Illinois NOW (WIN) Alumni Council Scholarship (Transfer)
This scholarship was established in May of 1990 upon recommendation of the WIU Alumni Council. The awards are funded out of the annual...
This scholarship was established in May of 1990 upon recommendation of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$750.00 Western Illinois Now (WIN) Alumni Scholarships (Transfer)
This scholarship was established in May of 1990 upon recommendation of the WIU Alumni Council. The awards are funded out of the annual...
This scholarship was established in May of 1990 upon recommendation of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$750.00 Western Illinois Now (WIN) Alumni Scholarships (Transfer)
This scholarship was established in May of 1990 upon recommendation of the WIU Alumni Council. The awards are funded out of the annual...
This scholarship was established in May of 1990 upon recommendation of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Western Transfer Scholarship
The Western Transfer Scholarship is funded with appropriated dollars given to University Scholarship Activities each year to be used for student...
The Western Transfer Scholarship is funded with appropriated dollars...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Western Transfer Scholarship
The Western Transfer Scholarship is funded with appropriated dollars given to University Scholarship Activities each year to be used for student...
The Western Transfer Scholarship is funded with appropriated dollars...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,250.00 Willliam "Dr. B." & Jacquie Brattain Transfer Scholarship
The William “Dr. B.” and Jacquie Brattain Transfer Scholarship was established to recognize and reward a community college transfer student to...
The William “Dr. B.” and Jacquie Brattain Transfer Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 WIU Foundation One Year Scholarship (Transfer)
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first introduced in 1978 as a leading long-range student scholar recruitment...
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 WIU Foundation One Year Scholarship (Transfer)
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first introduced in 1978 as a leading long-range student scholar recruitment...
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 WIU Foundation Two Year Scholarship
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first introduced in 1978 as a leading long-range student scholar recruitment...
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 WIU Foundation Two Year Scholarship
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first introduced in 1978 as a leading long-range student scholar recruitment...
The Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars program was first...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019