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
Varies Accountancy Scholarship
This scholarship is funded through annual donations to the Accountancy Department. CRITERIA: Accounting major Sophomore or junior Selection...
This scholarship is funded through annual donations to the Accountancy...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Colonel Marinda Coultas Wood Scholarship
This scholarship was established by WIU alum Col. Marinda Coultas Wood, who is a retired U.S. Air Force veteran. CRITERIA: Accountancy...
This scholarship was established by WIU alum Col. Marinda Coultas Wood,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Craig Neader Scholarship for Accountancy
Craig Neader, a graduate of Western Illinois University, is currently the owner and founder of the Continuum Financial...
Craig Neader, a graduate of Western Illinois University, is currently...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Department of Finance Real Estate Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by an anonymous donor. CRITERIA: Finance major taking the real estate concentration (Finance 321, 421 and...
This scholarship is funded by an anonymous donor. CRITERIA: Finance...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Dr. Robert M. and Judith A. Crowley Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Robert M. and Judith A. Crowley. CRITERIA: Accounting major Graduate student or student enrolled in the...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Robert M. and Judith A....
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies George C. Potter Scholarship in Finance
Dr. George C. Potter, professor of finance at Western Illinois University, established the George C. Potter Scholarship in...
Dr. George C. Potter, professor of finance at Western Illinois...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 George W. Krull Scholarship
Dr. George W. Krull was the chair of the Department of Accountancy Advisory Board in 2000 when the department received the AACSB accounting...
Dr. George W. Krull was the chair of the Department of Accountancy...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies GMAT Scholarship
The GMAT Scholarship was created by the Department of Accountancy and Finance to assist with payment of taking the GMAT to enter the Master of...
The GMAT Scholarship was created by the Department of Accountancy and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$500.00 Harriet Hunt Memorial Scholarship
Established by Dr. Steven Hunt, Professor of Accounting at the Western Illinois University Quad Cities Campus in memory of his mother Harriet...
Established by Dr. Steven Hunt, Professor of Accounting at the Western...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies J. David and Nancy Smith Memorial Scholarship
The J. David Smith Accountancy Award was established by family and friends of Dr. J. David Smith, former Professor of Accountancy at WIU, who...
The J. David Smith Accountancy Award was established by family and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000 - $4,000 James M. Clary Scholarship
This account was established by James Clary. Clary established the fund to give back to the place that helped him gain success and to help those...
This account was established by James Clary. Clary established the fund...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $4,000
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies John Deere Accountancy Scholarship
The John Deere scholarship program creates a pipeline of strong candidates for internships and future full-time employment. CRITERIA: Accounting...
The John Deere scholarship program creates a pipeline of strong...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000 - $5,000 (progressive scholarship) Laura Janus Accountancy Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Laura Janus, a graduate of WIU’s Accountancy program. Laura was a founding partner of Holland Capital who...
This scholarship was established by Laura Janus, a graduate of WIU’s...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000 - $5,000 (progressive scholarship)
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Malcolm & Mary Lou Torgerson Scholarship
The Malcolm S. and Mary Lou Torgerson Scholarship was established following Dr. Torgerson’s retirement from Western Illinois...
The Malcolm S. and Mary Lou Torgerson Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Minimum $1,000.00 Marcus K. Sipolt Scholarship
Marcus K. Sipolt, a CBT grad and 2000 Alumni Achievement Award recipient, established the Marcus K. Sipolt Scholarship. CRITERIA: Accountancy...
Marcus K. Sipolt, a CBT grad and 2000 Alumni Achievement Award...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Minimum $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Minimum $1,000.00 Penelope J. Yunker Scholarship
Dr. Penelope Yunker was chair of the Department of Accountancy from August 1986 through August 2004. CRITERIA: Accounting major Graduate student...
Dr. Penelope Yunker was chair of the Department of Accountancy from...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Minimum $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,500.00 Rhonda Haffner Scholarship
Rhonda Haffner, originally from rural Macomb, received her bachelors degree in accountancy, and serves on the WIU Foundation Executive Board. Ms....
Rhonda Haffner, originally from rural Macomb, received her bachelors...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies RSM Scholarship
WIU’s Accounting program ha had a long standing relationship with RSM (formerly known as McGladrey) as they recruit students for internships and...
WIU’s Accounting program ha had a long standing relationship with RSM...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$4,000.00 Samuel N. Oliva Scholarship
Established in 2001, this was the first WIU scholarship established by Samuel Oliva, WIU Accountancy graduate and Certified Public Accountant since...
Established in 2001, this was the first WIU scholarship established by...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies SCIMA Scholarship
Established by the student leadership of the Student Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (SCIMA). CRITERIA: Full-time...
Established by the student leadership of the Student Chapter of the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$350.00 Society of Accountancy Scholarship
The scholarship was created to reward students who contributed to their fellow students, the university and the community through active...
The scholarship was created to reward students who contributed to their...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Thomas A. Nardi Scholarship
HISTORY: The Thomas A. Nardi Scholarship is funded through an endowment established by Tom Nardi. Tom is a graduate of Auburn High School and...
HISTORY: The Thomas A. Nardi Scholarship is funded through an endowment...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Minimum $1,000.00 Thomas R. Rauman Scholarship
This account was established with a donation by Barbara Rauman to honor her late husband, Thomas R. Rauman. CRITERIA: Accountancy...
This account was established with a donation by Barbara Rauman to honor...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Minimum $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$500 Fraye McKnight Fall Scholarship & Ruth Nall McKnight Spring Scholarship
Ben McKnight, CPA and WIU Quad Cities graduate is creating the memorial scholarships. The Fraye McKnight Scholarship will be awarded in the fall...
Ben McKnight, CPA and WIU Quad Cities graduate is creating the memorial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500.00 James & Peppi Kenny Scholarship
This account was established Dr. James and Dr. Peppi Kenny. CRITERIA: Finance or marketing major (finance even years and marketing odd years) US...
This account was established Dr. James and Dr. Peppi...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies McGraw Hill Book Scholarship
This book award is for a deserving student enrolled in classes where McGraw Hill textbooks are required. New freshman Accounting major U.S....
This book award is for a deserving student enrolled in classes where...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Samuel N. Oliva Scholars Program - Four-Year Scholarship totaling $24,000
This program was established by Samuel Oliva, WIU Accountancy graduate and Certified Public Accountant since 1977. It is a four-year progressive...
This program was established by Samuel Oliva, WIU Accountancy graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended