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

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 August 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 and New Transfer Students – In order to compete for the Chancellor’s and University Excellence Scholarships, you must submit a General Scholarship Application and SIU Scholars Program Application. Those eligible to complete the application will be provided access to the Scholars Program Application once logged in. The deadline to submit the General Application and SIU Scholars Program Application is December 1.

New and Continuing Students (including MEDPREP) – To be considered for college, departmental and alumni scholarship opportunities, your General Scholarship Application and all conditional applications must be submitted by December 1, 2017.

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 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: 07/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/15/2018
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: 07/15/2018
  • Award: Varies each semester
Deadline07/15/2018
$250 Extended Campus Scholarship - Summer
Recipient must be in good academic standing and have financial need. Recipient must also be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and not be...
Recipient must be in good academic standing and have financial need. ...
  • Deadline: 07/15/2018
  • Award: $250
Deadline07/15/2018
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:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Foote Scholarship for Off-Campus Study
The Foote Scholarship is awarded to a student in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts who is enrolled in an off-campus course offered...
The Foote Scholarship is awarded to a student in the College of Mass...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Up to $1,500 Saluki Perseverance Scholarship
The Saluki Perseverance Scholarship has been created to provide assistance for SIU Carbondale undergraduate students who have overcome obstacles...
The Saluki Perseverance Scholarship has been created to provide...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,500
$600.00 Summer Incentive Scholarship
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer 2018 semester at SIU Carbondale. If you are interested in attending...
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $600.00
$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...
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 Jeanne Hurley Simon Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who graduated from a high school in Illinois and preference will be given to someone who...
Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who graduated...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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 Department of Radio, Television & Digital Media, New Student Scholarship
The Radio, Television & Digital Media New Student Scholarships are awarded to outstanding new or prospective undergraduate students who plan...
The Radio, Television & Digital Media New Student Scholarships are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Captain Steven Staples Aviation Leadership Scholarship
Awarded to an Aviation Flight or Aviation Management major with a 3.0 GPA and membership in one of the aviation oriented RSOs or Departmental...
Awarded to an Aviation Flight or Aviation Management major with a 3.0...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Gene and Robbi Seibert Aviation Management Scholarship
Awarded to Aviation Management student(s) who: express interest in working in such fields as Airport Management, fixed base operator management or...
Awarded to Aviation Management student(s) who: express interest in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies George J. Priester Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student with a major in aviation flight, aviation management or aviation technologies at SIUC who maintains an overall grade point...
Awarded to a student with a major in aviation flight, aviation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies James and Helen Newby Scholarship
*Awarded to a student enrolled in an aviation degree program who has achieved an overall GPA of 3.0 and maintains membership in an aviation student...
*Awarded to a student enrolled in an aviation degree program who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Jerry L. Kennedy Aviation Career Advancement Scholarship
Awarded to a continuing AVM/AF student who has completed 2 years toward a degree at SIUC with overall GPA of at least 3.0. Currently involved in...
Awarded to a continuing AVM/AF student who has completed 2 years toward...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Joseph A. Messina II Aviation Explorers Scholarship for Aviation Students
Awarded to Aviation students with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75. Preference will be given to those applicants who: are already FAA certificate...
Awarded to Aviation students with a minimum overall GPA of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Larry Byerly Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in Aviation Flight, Aviation Management or Aviation Technologies who has attained a GPA of at least 2.75, and is a...
Awarded to a student enrolled in Aviation Flight, Aviation Management or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Matthew M. Meier Faith Family Friendship Fortitude Future Aviation Management
Awarded to students majoring in Aviation Flight or Aviation Management and those seeking an associate of Applied Science in Aviation Flight, with a...
Awarded to students majoring in Aviation Flight or Aviation Management...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
varies William R. Norwood Aviation Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding sophomore, junior or senior students in AVM/AF. Applicant must have Federal Aviation Administration...
Awarded to an outstanding sophomore, junior or senior students in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Jeanne Hurley Simon Memorial Scholarship
The recipient must be an undergraduate student in good standing who intends to return to SIU Carbondale the following semester unless graduating. ...
The recipient must be an undergraduate student in good standing who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Michael R. Peters - Aviationinterviews.com Aviation Scholarship
Awarded to sophomores or higher level students majoring in Aviation Flight or Aviation Management, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. ...
Awarded to sophomores or higher level students majoring in Aviation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies 50th Anniversary of SIUC Aviation Flight & Management Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs who has a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those involved in...
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies 50th Anniversary of SIUC Aviation Technology Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs who has a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those involved in...
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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 Accounting Challenge Award
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Accounting Circle Scholarship
Recipient must be majoring in Accounting.
Recipient must be majoring in Accounting.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Generally $500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: 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 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: 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 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
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: Ended
  • Award: Full tuition
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended