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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.

2020-21 DEADLINES:

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
$700 ADA B. DRAKE & HAZEL M. OEST SCHOL
The Ada B. Drake and Hazel M. Oest Scholarship was established by Roscoe G. Linder to honor his sisters, Ada Drake and Hazel Oest. CRITERIA:...
The Ada B. Drake and Hazel M. Oest Scholarship was established by Roscoe...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $700
Deadline02/15/2020
$900 ETHEL RAY SCHOLARSHIP
The Ethel Ray Scholarship was established by Ted and Diana Irish and other family members to honor Ethel Ray, a Western Illinois University...
The Ethel Ray Scholarship was established by Ted and Diana Irish and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $900
Deadline02/15/2020
$700 GEORGE F. AND ANN STAGG SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship was established to honor the late George Stagg, who served WIU as director of the College of Education Advising Center, and Ann...
The scholarship was established to honor the late George Stagg, who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $700
Deadline02/15/2020
$1000 HELEN BUCKLEY SCHOLARSHIP
The Helen Buckley Memorial Scholarship was established by Ms. Buckley for students majoring in Elementary Education and Reading. CRITERIA:...
The Helen Buckley Memorial Scholarship was established by Ms. Buckley...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1000
Deadline02/15/2020
$900 HELEN MCCUTCHEON YEAST SCHOLARSHIP
The Helen M. Yeast scholarship was established by Helen McCutcheon Yeast for transfer students majoring in Physical Education. CRITERIA:...
The Helen M. Yeast scholarship was established by Helen McCutcheon Yeast...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $900
Deadline02/15/2020
$500 MAXINE ROBINSON SCHOLARSHIP
The Maxine L. Robinson Scholarship Fund was established by Mrs. Opal Wedeberg to honor her sister Maxine Robinson. CRITERIA: Elementary Education...
The Maxine L. Robinson Scholarship Fund was established by Mrs. Opal...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/15/2020
$1500 WILLIAM L. EPPERLY SCHOLARSHIP
The Epperly Marketing Scholarship Fund was established to support academically meritorious Marketing majors in the WIU College of Business and...
The Epperly Marketing Scholarship Fund was established to support...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1500
Deadline02/15/2020
$0.00 ADA B. DRAKE & HAZEL M. OEST SCHOL
The Ada B. Drake and Hazel M. Oest Scholarship was established by Roscoe G. Linder to honor his sisters, Ada Drake and Hazel Oest. CRITERIA:...
The Ada B. Drake and Hazel M. Oest Scholarship was established by Roscoe...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$1500 ARLINGTON & ARLENE SEYMOUR SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was created by educators Arlington “Arlie” and Arlene Seymour. CRITERIA: Accepted into the Teacher Education Program as...
This scholarship was created by educators Arlington “Arlie” and Arlene...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1500
Deadline03/15/2020
$900 CHOWN/HIMMEL SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Chown/Himmel Special Education Scholarship was established by former Vice President for Business (Administrative) Services, Art Chown, and his...
The Chown/Himmel Special Education Scholarship was established by former...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $900
Deadline03/15/2020
varies Danielle Nguyen Memorial Scholarship
The Danielle Nguyen Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Danielle Nguyen, a senior student who was killed in a tragic accident....
The Danielle Nguyen Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 ETHEL RAY SCHOLARSHIP
The Ethel Ray Scholarship was established by Ted and Diana Irish and other family members to honor Ethel Ray, a Western Illinois University...
The Ethel Ray Scholarship was established by Ted and Diana Irish and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 GEORGE F. AND ANN STAGG SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship was established to honor the late George Stagg, who served WIU as director of the College of Education Advising Center, and Ann...
The scholarship was established to honor the late George Stagg, who...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 HELEN BUCKLEY SCHOLARSHIP
The Helen Buckley Memorial Scholarship was established by Ms. Buckley for students majoring in Elementary Education and Reading. CRITERIA:...
The Helen Buckley Memorial Scholarship was established by Ms. Buckley...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$1000 Ida BRUNER/Verlin K. JOHNSON FAMILY SCHOL
The Ida Blanche Bruner/Verlin K. Johnson Family Scholarship was established by Dr. Verlin K. Johnson in memory of his wife, Ida, and her family....
The Ida Blanche Bruner/Verlin K. Johnson Family Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/15/2020
$1000 JAMES AND EVA ANN ELMER BGS & TEACH EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
James received a Board of Trustees Bachelor’s and MBA degree from WIU. Eva Ann received a MS in Math from WIU. The scholarship is for individuals...
James received a Board of Trustees Bachelor’s and MBA degree from WIU....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/15/2020
$1200 JOHN & BETTY STOREY SCHOLARSHIP
The John and Betty Storey Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Storey by his former students. CRITERIA: Fully admitted into the Counselor...
The John and Betty Storey Scholarship was established in honor of Dr....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1200
Deadline03/15/2020
$100 LILLIAN AND FLORENCE SNYDER SCHOLARSHIP
This account was established and funded through a solicitation of funds to honor Lillian and Florence Snyder. CRITERIA: Have a minimum cumulative...
This account was established and funded through a solicitation of funds...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $100
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 M. LYNNE BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The M. Lynne Brown Memorial was established by Nancy K. Young-Brown, a WIU graduate, as a memorial to her daughter, M. Lynne Brown, who died in...
The M. Lynne Brown Memorial was established by Nancy K. Young-Brown, a ...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$400 MARY CAY TALBOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Mary Cay Talbott Memorial Scholarship was established by the family and friends of the late Mary Cay Talbott, who was a native of...
The Mary Cay Talbott Memorial Scholarship was established by the family...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $400
Deadline03/15/2020
$2000 NELL GLYNN KOESTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was initiated by Dr. Ronald Gierhan after Dr. Koester passed away. CRITERIA: First year student in the College Student Personnel...
This scholarship was initiated by Dr. Ronald Gierhan after Dr. Koester...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $2000
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 ROBERT AND SANDRA COLLIER EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Bob and Sandy Collier were dedicated educators throughout their careers. Both Bob and Sandy were born and raised in California and met while...
Bob and Sandy Collier were dedicated educators throughout their careers....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020
$150 book award ROBERT CLOW MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Robert Clow Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and associates in memory of retired gymnastics coach, Robert Clow. CRITERIA: Be an...
The Robert Clow Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $150 book award
Deadline03/15/2020
varies Social Work Deptartmental Scholar
The Social Work Departmental Scholar was created by the department to honor academic excellence and dedication to Social Work principles. CRITERIA:...
The Social Work Departmental Scholar was created by the department to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2020
$700 WILLIAM L. LAKIE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The William L. Lakie Scholarship was established by Mrs. Mary Lakie (Hermann) and friends in memory of William L. Lakie. CRITERIA: Graduate student...
The William L. Lakie Scholarship was established by Mrs. Mary Lakie...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $700
Deadline03/15/2020
$0.00 Wrenn R. and Evelyn J. Grice Scholarship
The Wrenn R. and Evelyn J. Grice Scholarship was established by Dr. George L. Grice to honor his parents, Wrenn Routh and Evelyn Janette Luman...
The Wrenn R. and Evelyn J. Grice Scholarship was established by Dr....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2020