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 Albert Eads Scholarship
Mary B. Ewing created this scholarship in memory of Albert Eads, who was a leader on the committee that established Western Normal School which...
Mary B. Ewing created this scholarship in memory of Albert Eads, who was...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 CBT Distinguished Alumnus Scholarship
This scholarship was created to honor Holly Deem, a graduate of Western Illinois University and 2013 Distinguished Alumnus for the University’s...
This scholarship was created to honor Holly Deem, a graduate of Western...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$250.00 CBT Outstanding Graduate Scholarship
The CBT Outstanding Graduate Award was created to reward a student who demonstrates outstanding ability and contributions in their...
The CBT Outstanding Graduate Award was created to reward a student who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$250.00 CBT Outstanding Senior Scholarship
The CBT Outstanding Senior Award was created to reward a student who demonstrates outstanding ability and contributions in their...
The CBT Outstanding Senior Award was created to reward a student who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Country Financial Scholarship
This account was established by Country Financial to support business scholarships. CRITERIA: Applicants must be majoring in Finance or any of...
This account was established by Country Financial to support business...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 David & Gretchen Miller Scholarship
This scholarship was established by David and Gretchen (Bergschneider) Miller. CRITERIA: Minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA Enrolled in a program of...
This scholarship was established by David and Gretchen (Bergschneider)...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$350.00 David J. Bloomberg MBA Scholarship
Dr. Bloomberg was an Assistant Dean in the College of Business and Technology who taught in the Department of Marketing, Finance, and...
Dr. Bloomberg was an Assistant Dean in the College of Business and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $350.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Delores M. Ryner Scholarship
The Dolores M. Ryner Scholarship was established after the deaths of Edith M. Frederick and her niece, Dolores M. Ryner. CRITERIA: Major in the...
The Dolores M. Ryner Scholarship was established after the deaths of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Delta Sigma Pi Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship was established by two Alumni Brothers of Delta Sigma Pi (DSP), Andrew Wold and Andrew Krohn. CRITERIA: CBT major Minimum 60...
This scholarship was established by two Alumni Brothers of Delta Sigma...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity,...
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$2,000.00 Excellence in Business & Technology Scholarship
The College of Business and Technology at Western Illinois University provides a focus for educational excellence that promotes the intellectual...
The College of Business and Technology at Western Illinois University...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies G. Allan Laflin Business Scholarship
The G. Allan and Gertrude Laflin Scholarship in Business was established in honor of G. Allan Laflin, former professor and WIU’s first full-time...
The G. Allan and Gertrude Laflin Scholarship in Business was established...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies George Baughman Scholarship
This account was established in 1997 by George Baughman, who received a BS and MS in Business Education at WIU. CRITERIA: Junior or senior (60+...
This account was established in 1997 by George Baughman, who received a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Howard C. Nudd Scholarship
This account was established by donations from alumni, faculty, and friends collected during a retirement party and fund drive held for Dr....
This account was established by donations from alumni, faculty, and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Jerry Purdum Memorial Scholarship
The Jerry Purdum Memorial Scholarship was established in by family and friends. Two scholarships will be awarded – one to a Business major and one...
The Jerry Purdum Memorial Scholarship was established in by family and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 John "Jack" Daniels Scholarship
Dr. John “Jack” Daniels was professor of management in WIU’s College of Business & Technology. CRITERIA: Major in the College of Business and...
Dr. John “Jack” Daniels was professor of management in WIU’s College of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Larry & Brenda Miller Scholarship
The fund was established by Larry and Brenda Miller of Galesburg, Illinois, who were both WIU graduates (Brenda in Accounting, and Larry in...
The fund was established by Larry and Brenda Miller of Galesburg,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Lewis E. Wall Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by Larry and Linda Wall of Macomb. CRITERIA: Information Management major Minimum of 60 semester hours...
This scholarship has been established by Larry and Linda Wall of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Marigale Murray Briggs Memorial Scholarship
The Marigale Murray Briggs Memorial Fund was established in memory of Marigale Murray Briggs. CRITERIA: Female Undergraduate student Major in...
The Marigale Murray Briggs Memorial Fund was established in memory of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Max E. Howe & Madge P. Howe-Cooper Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Madge P. Howe Cooper Trust. CRITERIA: Incoming freshman, transfer student, or current student Major in...
This scholarship was established by the Madge P. Howe Cooper...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Michael P. Kelly Scholarship
The Michael P. Kelly Scholarship was established by Michael P. Kelly, a Peoria native and graduate of WIU with a degree in Accountancy. The...
The Michael P. Kelly Scholarship was established by Michael P. Kelly, a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 Paul & Kathryn Bobzin Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Paul Bobzin ’62 and his wife Kathryn ’63. CRITERIA: Major in the College of Business & Technology Have earned at...
This scholarship was created by Paul Bobzin ’62 and his wife Kathryn...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Robert L. Nardelli Scholarship
Robert Nardelli initiated this scholarship with matching funds from the GE Alumni Fund. Nardelli, president and chief executive officer of General...
Robert Nardelli initiated this scholarship with matching funds from the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Sharon K.S. & Donald Tomnitz Scholarship
This scholarship fund has been established by Sharon & Donald Tomnitz of Dallas, TX. CRITERIA: Any Business major in the College of Business and...
This scholarship fund has been established by Sharon & Donald Tomnitz of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$1,000.00 The P.K. Morris Scholarship
This account was initially set up at the request of P.K. Morris. CRITERIA: MBA candidate Minimum 3.5 GPA Demonstrates outstanding...
This account was initially set up at the request of P.K....
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2019