Our Opportunities

Welcome to SIU’s Online Scholarship Opportunity Manager! Here you will find over 600 scholarship opportunities available for you as an admitted SIU student. Both new and continuing students are eligible to apply here and encouraged to reapply every year. It is your “one-stop-shop” for merit-based, college, departmental and alumni scholarship opportunities at SIU.

To apply for scholarship opportunities for the 2020-2021 academic year, please click the “Sign In” button in the upper right-hand corner, followed by the “Sign In With Your Institution” button, to begin. You must have an SIU Network ID (SIU + Dawg Tag) and a password in order to login and complete the SIU General Scholarship Application. If you have not claimed your Network ID and password, click here. Additional assistance with your Network ID and password is available if initial set up does not work, or you have additional questions. For assistance contact SalukiTech at 618-453-5155.

DEADLINES

All New Students – Our merit-based awards will be offered to eligible applicants until all funds are exhausted. You are encouraged to apply early to guarantee award availability. Awarding begins in July for new freshmen and for new transfer students. To find out more about our merit-based awards, please visit our Undergraduate Academic Scholarships website at scholarships.siu.edu.

New Freshmen Students – To be considered for the Chancellor’s and University Excellence Scholarships, you must submit a General Scholarship Application and Scholars Program Application by December 1, 2019. The Scholars Program Application will be located within your General Scholarship Account, if eligible.

New Transfer Students – To be considered for the Provost’s and Transfer Achievement Scholarships, you must submit the Transfer Scholars Program Application by February 16, 2020. The Transfer Scholars Program Application will be found within your General Application Account, if eligible.

New and Continuing Students – To be considered for college, departmental and alumni scholarship opportunities, your General Scholarship Application and all conditional applications must be submitted by December 1. MEDPREP students should apply no later than March 1 for major specific scholarship opportunities.

If you have questions about the SIU General Scholarship Application or a specific scholarship opportunity, please contact the Academic Scholarship Office at 618-453-4628 or by email at scholarships@siu.edu.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies 1st Farm Credit Services
Awarded to a student majoring in Agribusiness Economics; Animal Science; Crop, Soil & Environmental Management; or Agriculture Systems and...
Awarded to a student majoring in Agribusiness Economics; Animal Science;...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Abbass Annual Award in Anthropology Fund
To be used by graduate students in anthropology to assist in defraying expenses for M.A. theses or PH.D. dissertations. The recipient shall be an...
To be used by graduate students in anthropology to assist in defraying...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Accounting Challenge Award
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
$1,000.00 Accounting Circle Scholarship
Recipient must be majoring in Accounting.
Recipient must be majoring in Accounting.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Active Duty Military Scholarship Fall
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in online or off-campus courses, and must be utilizing TA, ING, or be...
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies per credit hour Active Duty Military Scholarship Spring
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in online or off-campus courses, and must be utilizing TA, ING, or be...
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies per credit hour
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Active Duty Military Scholarship Summer
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in online or off-campus courses, and must be utilizing TA, IVG, or be...
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies each semester Active Duty Military Spouse Scholarship - Fall
Recipient must be the spouse of an Active Duty service member and must be enrolled or planning to enroll in off-campus or online courses. ...
Recipient must be the spouse of an Active Duty service member and must...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies each semester
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Active Duty Military Spouse Scholarship - Spring
Recipient must be the spouse of an Active Duty service member and must be enrolled or planning to enroll in off-campus or online courses. ...
Recipient must be the spouse of an Active Duty service member and must...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies each semester Active Duty Military Spouse Scholarship - Summer
Recipient must be the spouse of an Active Duty service member and must be enrolled or planning to enroll in off-campus or online courses. ...
Recipient must be the spouse of an Active Duty service member and must...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies each semester
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies African-American Achievement Scholarship
Scholars must be full-time undergraduate students at SIU Carbondale who have completed a minimum of 30 hours (12 at SIUC), have a minimum GPA of...
Scholars must be full-time undergraduate students at SIU Carbondale who...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Al H. and James Chesser Scholarship
Preference shall be given, in the following order, to a law student who: a) is or who has a parent, guardian, grandparent, aunt or uncle who is a...
Preference shall be given, in the following order, to a law student who:...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Aldo Migone, Morteza Daneshdoost, Marvin Zeman Scholarship
The Aldo Migone, Morteza Daneshdoost, Marvin Zeman Scholarship is open to all applicants with the following qualifications: 1. A current Graduate...
The Aldo Migone, Morteza Daneshdoost, Marvin Zeman Scholarship is open...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Alex & Mary Vitello Award
Awarded to an undergraduate student with a major in Health Care Management with an overall GPA of 3.0. Financial need will be considered. Each...
Awarded to an undergraduate student with a major in Health Care...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Generally $500 Alfred E. Smith Memorial Scholarship
The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Scholarship is open to incoming SIU freshman admitted into the College of Business.
The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Scholarship is open to incoming SIU...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Generally $500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Allan and Wanda McCabe Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a student: a) junior or senior Animal Science major with special interest in beef cattle production; b) is from Southern...
Scholarship awarded to a student: a) junior or senior Animal Science...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Alongi Legacy Scholarship
Established by the John R. Alongi family of DuQuoin, IL as a symbol of gratitude for all that SIU Carbondale has blessed them with since 1933....
Established by the John R. Alongi family of DuQuoin, IL as a symbol of...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Ameren Corporation Freeman Trailblazer Scholarship
The scholarship is to be provided to a second year female, or student who identifies as female, minority Law student with a demonstrated commitment...
The scholarship is to be provided to a second year female, or student...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
$500 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Graduate Scholarship
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering an AAUW Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship will be...
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2019
$500 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Undergraduate Scholarship
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering the Leila Marvin AAUW Scholarship. The Scholarship is...
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2019
$500 American Association of University Women Joyce A. Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a current, non-traditional, female student at SIU Carbondale. This scholarship is awarded by the American Association of University...
Awarded to a current, non-traditional, female student at SIU Carbondale....
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Ancient Legacies Scholarship and Operational Fund
Scholarship will be open to applicants who have enrolled or students intending to enroll at SIUC. They must demonstrate that they can make (or...
Scholarship will be open to applicants who have enrolled or students...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Andrew L. Eggemeyer Memorial Architectural Studies Scholarship
Awarded to a resident of Southern Illinois, who is enrolled in the Architectural Studies program, is in good academic standing, and has provided...
Awarded to a resident of Southern Illinois, who is enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Andrew Range Endowed Scholarship
The Andrew Range Scholarship was established to honor and celebrate the life of this remarkable young man and to pay forward his positive...
The Andrew Range Scholarship was established to honor and celebrate the...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Ann Fisher Brouillette Memorial Scholarship in Music Fund
The Ann Fisher Brouillette Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a female music major and restricted to students from southern Illinois.
The Ann Fisher Brouillette Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a female...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Anna Jackson Scholarship
The Anna Jackson Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications: 1. Recipient must be a full-time student at SIU...
The Anna Jackson Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Anne Fletcher and Scott R. Irelan Theater Department Graduate Travel Endowment
Award is to cover travel expenses for a graduate theater student presenting in Theater History, Dramaturgy, or Pedagogy. Preference is to be given...
Award is to cover travel expenses for a graduate theater student...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Anne West-Lindsey Scholarships
Awarded to needy students with high scholastic standing, majoring and pursuing courses in the School of Journalism.
Awarded to needy students with high scholastic standing, majoring and...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Typically $1,000 Arah May Dunn Belbas Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate of Pinckneyville High School who demonstrates successful academic performance, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to...
Awarded to a graduate of Pinckneyville High School who demonstrates...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Typically $1,000
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Archibald McLeod Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Full tuition Army ROTC Illinois State Tuition Waiver
The Army ROTC Illinois State Tuition Waiver is an opportunity for all participating students to apply for 100% free tuition. The award covers the...
The Army ROTC Illinois State Tuition Waiver is an opportunity for all...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Full tuition
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Arthur M. Horne Student Award
Award will be given to a student actively enrolled in Master’s, Ed.S, or doctoral programs, in the counseling program in the Department of...
Award will be given to a student actively enrolled in Master’s, Ed.S, or...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Generally $500 Asthagiri Chandra Sekaran Award for the Most Outstanding Female MBA Graduate Student
Award for the most outstanding graduating female MBA student of SIU College of Business as selected by the College of Business Masters Program...
Award for the most outstanding graduating female MBA student of SIU...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Generally $500
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Aude-Reid Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to student: 1. Major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, except for Equine Science and Forestry. 2. Resident of the State...
Scholarship awarded to student: 1. Major in the College of Agricultural...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
typically $1,500 Audrey Tomera Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate science education student during Spring Semester of even numbered years. In odd numbered years, all Curriculum and...
Awarded to a graduate science education student during Spring Semester...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: typically $1,500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Auxilia C. Hsu Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support graduate students in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts with preference given but not...
This scholarship was created to support graduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Award for Excellence in Technical Production
Awarded to a graduating senior and/or graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in one or more aspects of technical production including...
Awarded to a graduating senior and/or graduate student who has...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Baker Family PCHS Scholarship
The Baker Family BCHS scholarship is awarded to a resident of Perry County, IL who is a graduating senior of Pinckneyville Community High School. ...
The Baker Family BCHS scholarship is awarded to a resident of Perry...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
$2,000 Balancing Education, Experience, and Reality Scholarship
The BEER scholarship will be awarded to two (2) upperclassman, continuing student of any major, in good academic standing at $1,000 each. To apply,...
The BEER scholarship will be awarded to two (2) upperclassman,...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline12/01/2019
typically $1500 Banes College of Education and Human Services Scholarship
Preference shall be given to a College of Education major who will pursue a career in teaching and who exhibits financial need.
Preference shall be given to a College of Education major who will...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: typically $1500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Banterra Scholarship
Recipient shall be a male or female currently enrolled with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above. Recipients shall reside in Banterra’s footprint,...
Recipient shall be a male or female currently enrolled with a cumulative...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Barbara Brown Memorial Scholarship
Recipient must be a continuing or incoming student, in good standing, who intends to be enrolled at SIU the following semester unless graduating....
Recipient must be a continuing or incoming student, in good standing,...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Typically $1,000 Beatrice and Bayard Scotland Scholarship
Awarded to a female student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Awarded to a female student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Typically $1,000
Deadline12/01/2019
$1,500.00 BECA Hispanica Scholarship
The BECA Hispanica Scholarship is awarded to an incoming or current full-time student at SIU Carbondale. Eligible recipients must demonstrate...
The BECA Hispanica Scholarship is awarded to an incoming or current...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline12/01/2019
up to $1400 Beggs Family Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in the College of Education and Human Services who is a junior and has completed at least 56 credit...
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in the College of Education...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: up to $1400
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Benton K. Berry Memorial Scholarship
The Benton K. Berry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students majoring in Physics.
The Benton K. Berry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
typically $1500 Bernice Newton Gore Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) is from Marion, Illinois or a graduate of a Marion, Illinois high school, b) is a junior or...
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) is from Marion, Illinois...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: typically $1500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Bessie Engram Community Service Award
Bessie Engram Community Service Award Fund shall be given to a law student who: a) has volunteered the most time to helping local citizens in...
Bessie Engram Community Service Award Fund shall be given to a law...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Generally $1,500 Betty L. Brennan Scholarship
The Betty L. Brennan Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a primary declared major in the College of Business. Preference will be given...
The Betty L. Brennan Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Generally $1,500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Betty Mitchell Scholarship
Recipient(s) must be full-time students, currently enrolled at SIU Carbondale, who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 at the time...
Recipient(s) must be full-time students, currently enrolled at SIU...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019