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, 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 June for new freshmen and July 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. 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 17, 2019. 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 Accounting Challenge Award
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
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:
  • Award: Full tuition
Generally $1500 Chris Jones Memorial Scholarship
The Chris Jones Scholarship was founded in memory of an exceptional marketing student who displayed great promise before his untimely passing. The...
The Chris Jones Scholarship was founded in memory of an exceptional...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Generally $1500
$1,000.00 Donald L. Perry Memorial Scholarship
The Donald L. Perry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior, majoring in marketing with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.2. Preference will be given to...
The Donald L. Perry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$5,000.00 Energy Boost Graduate Scholarship
To apply for this scholarship visit https://energy.siu.edu/about/energyboost/scholarships/graduate.php The purpose of the Energy Boost Graduate...
To apply for this scholarship visit...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000.00
Varies Heritage Scholarship
Annual scholarship(s) with preference to a student who: a) is a graduate level Education Administration major; b) has a 3.0 GPA or higher; c)...
Annual scholarship(s) with preference to a student who: a) is a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$0.00 James and Mary LaCharite Scholarship
Recipient must be an undergraduate with a declared major in College of Liberal Arts.
Recipient must be an undergraduate with a declared major in College of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
varies Keith and Alberta Humble College of Applied Sciences and Arts Scholarship
Preference shall be given to: an Information Systems & Applied Technologies student; a student who demonstrates financial need; a female or...
Preference shall be given to: an Information Systems & Applied...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
$0.00 Keith K. Riddle Book Scholarship
1. Recipient must be an incoming freshman. 2. Recipient must be a first generation college student. 3. Preference will be given to an...
1. Recipient must be an incoming freshman. 2. Recipient must be a first...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Keith K. Riddle Seasons Change Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Marcia Peitzmeier Anderson Workforce Education and Development Award
Scholarship recipient must be a student in the Workforce Education and Development program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated...
Scholarship recipient must be a student in the Workforce Education and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
Varies Oliver Dorn Scholarship Fund
1. This is a non-renewable scholarship. A student can only receive this scholarship once 2. Recipient must be an Animal Science major 3. Recipient...
1. This is a non-renewable scholarship. A student can only receive this...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Renzo E. Muckelroy Legacy Scholarship
1. Recipient must be a junior or a senior in the College of Agricultural Sciences. 2. Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5....
1. Recipient must be a junior or a senior in the College of Agricultural...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Saluki Unpaid Internship Trust (SUIT) Fund
Students interested in participating in an unpaid internship during Summer 2020 may be eligible for the Unpaid Internship Scholarship. The funds...
Students interested in participating in an unpaid internship during...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$1,209.40 Dr. Harry W. Stonecipher Recruitment Scholarship Fund
Awarded to an incoming student in the School of Journalism.
Awarded to an incoming student in the School of Journalism.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,209.40
Ended
varies Dr. Marybelle Keim Student Travel
The Marybelle Keim Student Travel Award will begin awarding money to support graduate student travel to regional and national conferences. Dr. Keim...
The Marybelle Keim Student Travel Award will begin awarding money to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Educational Administration and Foundations Emeritus Faculty Scholarship
Scholarships awarded to support graduate students in Educational Administration and Higher Education, particularly those studying social...
Scholarships awarded to support graduate students in Educational...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$300.00 Jean Stehr Physical Education Scholarship Endowment Award
Male or female student preparing for a career in teaching physical education. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a major GPA of...
Male or female student preparing for a career in teaching physical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
varies Post-Doctoral Academy of Higher Education Fund
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Boeing Computer Science Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Health Law Contribution Award
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Typically $200 Jennie Y. Jones African-American Scholarship
Scholarship for students majoring in Social Work. Preference given to a Black or African-American student at the Junior level, with a cumulative...
Scholarship for students majoring in Social Work. Preference given to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Typically $200
Ended
Varies Morris Eames Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding graduate Philosophy student.
Awarded to an outstanding graduate Philosophy student.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Outstanding Senior Award in Philosophy
Awarded to a senior majoring in Philosophy who has been distinguished both academically and otherwise in the pursuit of philosophy and the love of...
Awarded to a senior majoring in Philosophy who has been distinguished...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
typically $1,000 Boeing TEMS Scholarship
Teaching Excellence in Mathematics & Science (TEMS) Scholarships are awarded to students admitted to SIUC and pursuing a degree program leading to...
Teaching Excellence in Mathematics & Science (TEMS) Scholarships are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: typically $1,000
Ended
$600 Delyte W. Morris - Engineering
Must be a graduating senior in the College of Engineering who displays high potential in scholastics, character, social leadership and ambition. ...
Must be a graduating senior in the College of Engineering who displays...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
varies Kenneth H. and Amy M. Hannah Scholarship
Scholarship will be awarded to students in the College of Business.
Scholarship will be awarded to students in the College of Business.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$550.00 Robert W. Davis Memorial Scholarship - Engineering
Awarded to a junior from the College of Engineering who demonstrates high academic achievement and potential and a GPA of 3.25 or better.
Awarded to a junior from the College of Engineering who demonstrates...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $550.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Beverly L. Yates Peebles Scholarship Fund
Scholarship will be available to students from towns within southern Illinois (south of I-64) with populations of 15,000 or less who are currently...
Scholarship will be available to students from towns within southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Calvin and Nancy Gillespie Memorial Scholarship Fund in Strings or Guitar
Must be enrolled full-time, majoring in music, possess a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must be an instrumentalist playing the strings and/or the guitar.
Must be enrolled full-time, majoring in music, possess a minimum 3.0...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Generally $500 College of Business Student Scholarship
The College of Business will select applicants for the Student Scholarship who have a declared major in the College of Business as a primary major.
The College of Business will select applicants for the Student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Generally $500
Ended
$550.00 Delyte W. Morris Scholarship - Liberal Arts
The recipient of this award shall be chosen on an alternating basis from the colleges that grant undergraduate degrees. Depending on the...
The recipient of this award shall be chosen on an alternating basis from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $550.00
Ended
Varies Don & Shirley Beggs Symphony Orchestra Scholarship Fund
Don and Shirley Beggs have been committed to the success of Southern Illinois University’s School of Music. Over the years, they continue to...
Don and Shirley Beggs have been committed to the success of Southern...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$600 Donald N. Boydston Master's Scholarship
Masters level graduate student in Health Education and Recreation. Preference will be given to individuals who received the Boydston Legacy...
Masters level graduate student in Health Education and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
varies Dr. Beverly Love and Mr. Wyatt Wallace Single Parent Scholarship
This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students within the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts who are in good...
This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Willie Pearson, Jr., Sociology Fund
This award will be granted to a student demonstrating academic excellence in Sociology with the scholarship selection committee choosing the winner.
This award will be granted to a student demonstrating academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Duncan Lampman Scholarship in Music Education Fund
The recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be a student of band and/or orchestral instruments who performs in instrumental ensembles. Student...
The recipient(s) of this scholarship shall be a student of band and/or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Edward Longbons Family Scholarship Fund
Preference shall be given to a student who is majoring in music and from Southern Illinois (south of I-64)
Preference shall be given to a student who is majoring in music and from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Floyd Wakeland Memorial Award in Music Fund
This award is granted to a junior or senior who has shown outstanding ability in the field of choral conducting and vocal pedagogy, who has...
This award is granted to a junior or senior who has shown outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Forbes Alexander Music Scholarship Fund
The recipient of this scholarship must be a native of Murphysboro High School who enrolls in Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a music major.
The recipient of this scholarship must be a native of Murphysboro High...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fred Denker Scholarship Fund
This award is granted to an undergraduate student majoring in music with a specialization in piano performance on the basis of talent and artistic...
This award is granted to an undergraduate student majoring in music with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Generally $1500 George H. and Pamela J. Cook Finance Scholarship
The George H. and Pamela J. Cook Finance Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications: 1. Admitted as a finance...
The George H. and Pamela J. Cook Finance Scholarship will be open to all...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Generally $1500
Ended
Varies Heaton Award
The Heaton Award is given to a student who is graduate of Rend Lake College’s Engineering Science or Engineering Technology programs. Recipient...
The Heaton Award is given to a student who is graduate of Rend Lake...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Herbert Krauss Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to a student in the jazz band.
This scholarship is awarded to a student in the jazz band.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended