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 Faculty Scholarship in Microbiology
Awarded to a student majoring in Microbiology, in good academic standing, and with financial need.
Awarded to a student majoring in Microbiology, in good academic...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2018
Varies Maurice Ogur Memorial Prize
Recipients must be an undergraduate student in Microbiology
Recipients must be an undergraduate student in Microbiology
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2018
Varies Microbiology Alumni Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in microbiology who demonstrates financial need and is an active member of the Microbiology Student...
Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in microbiology who...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 Piper-McMahan Scholarship
The Piper-McMahan Scholarship is awarded to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student who has attended high school in Jackson County,...
The Piper-McMahan Scholarship is awarded to a full-time sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
Varies Student Leadership Award
Awarded to a student majoring in microbiology who has been active in a student leadership role in the department.
Awarded to a student majoring in microbiology who has been active in a...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2018
up to $9,000 Pathways to STEM Leadership Scholarship
The Pathways to STEM Leadership Scholarship was developed to help prepare highly motivated students with high-demand technical leadership skills...
The Pathways to STEM Leadership Scholarship was developed to help...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: up to $9,000
Deadline03/01/2018
$11,476.33 Stephens Scholarship
This fund is being established by William M. Stephens and other members of the Stephens family in memory of Southern Illinois alumnus, Dr. Edward...
This fund is being established by William M. Stephens and other members...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $11,476.33
Deadline03/01/2018
varies Bill Garton Memorial Aviation Scholarship
Awarded to an Aviation Flight or Aviation Management major with a 3.0 GPA who is a current member of an SIUC Aviation RSO or National Aviation...
Awarded to an Aviation Flight or Aviation Management major with a 3.0...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/02/2018
varies Frasca International Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the Aviation Flight, Aviation Management, or Aviation Technologies program. A qualified...
This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the Aviation...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/02/2018
varies Herbert H. Howell Aviation Management Scholarship
*Awarded to an outstanding senior majoring in Aviation Management who is interested in airport planning or management. The ideal candidate will...
*Awarded to an outstanding senior majoring in Aviation Management who is...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/02/2018
varies Lu Ann Gatewood and Gina Gatewood Trover Scholarship
Awarded to continuing Aviation Management/Aviation Flight students who are enrolled in the Aviation Flight program. Preference to be given to a...
Awarded to continuing Aviation Management/Aviation Flight students who...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/02/2018
varies Ryan McShane Hope Flys Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in the aviation flight program, who has earned their private pilot’s license/is enrolled in AF 203 or higher. To...
Awarded to a student enrolled in the aviation flight program, who has...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/02/2018
varies Victor L. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the Aviation program. Preference given to a sophomore or junior, of African-American descent, who demonstrates financial...
Awarded to a student in the Aviation program. Preference given to a...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/02/2018
varies Camille Hickman Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is established in memory of Camille Joan Hickman, a 2001 graduate of SIU Carbondale, majoring in Paralegal Studies. Camille...
This scholarship is established in memory of Camille Joan Hickman, a...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
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: 03/21/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/21/2018
varies David C. Johnson Scholarship
The scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,...
The scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following...
  • Deadline: 03/21/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/21/2018
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, IVG, or be...
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2018
  • Award: Varies per credit hour
Deadline03/25/2018
$250 Extended Campus Scholarship - Spring
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 located...
Recipient must be in good academic standing and have financial need. ...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2018
  • Award: $250
Deadline03/25/2018
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: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Donny J. Schmeder Memorial Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship shall be selected by a committee appointed by the Dean of the School of Law. Preference shall be given to a...
The recipient of this scholarship shall be selected by a committee...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Edgar O. & Bonnie Zimmer Law Scholarship
Annual scholarship payable to a 3L in the School of Law who has indicated an intention of becoming a part of the community life of Southern...
Annual scholarship payable to a 3L in the School of Law who has...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
$5,000.00 Energy Boost Graduate Scholarship
To apply for this scholarship visit http://acerc.siu.edu/energyboost/scholarships/graduate.php The purpose of the Energy Boost Graduate Scholarship...
To apply for this scholarship visit...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/30/2018
$5,000.00 Energy Boost Undergraduate Scholarship
To apply for this scholarship you must visit http://acerc.siu.edu/energyboost/scholarships/undergraduate.php The purpose of the Energy Boost...
To apply for this scholarship you must visit...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Gilbert Memorial Scholarship
Preference shall be given to second year law students from the southern part of Illinois (Springfield and south) and to students who can show...
Preference shall be given to second year law students from the southern...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Harold W. Hank Hannah Ag Law Scholarship
Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability,...
Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Jackson County Bar Association Scholarship
The Jackson County Bar Association Scholarship is open to any SIU law student (1L, 2L and 3L). Preference will be given to a law student who is a...
The Jackson County Bar Association Scholarship is open to any SIU law...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Joseph O. Downey Memorial Scholarship
Preference shall be given to a rising second-year student who best exemplifies Joe Downey’s Law School experience. Scholarship will be given to a...
Preference shall be given to a rising second-year student who best...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Judge James O. Monroe, Jr., Award
To award law student for excellence in furtherance of the ideals of Judge James O. Monroe, Jr., an annual award based upon standards to be...
To award law student for excellence in furtherance of the ideals of...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Judge Richard E. Richman Ethics Scholarship
The Judge Richard E. Richman Ethics Award shall be given to a student currently enrolled in or who one who has completed an ethics course taught at...
The Judge Richard E. Richman Ethics Award shall be given to a student...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Judge Richard E. Richman Scholarship
The Judge Richard E. Richman Scholarship will be awarded to one third-year student in the School of Law. Application for the award shall be made...
The Judge Richard E. Richman Scholarship will be awarded to one...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Lee Ann & Paul L. Conti MBA/JD Scholarship Award
Recipient must have successfully completed 1 or more semesters in the MBA/JD Concurrent Degree Program and must demonstrate a balance between...
Recipient must have successfully completed 1 or more semesters in the...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Lisa Franke Scholarship
Student must be enrolled in the JD/MSW (Masters of Social Work) dual degree program or participating in the School of Law’s Domestic Violence...
Student must be enrolled in the JD/MSW (Masters of Social Work) dual...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Pat Caporale Scholarship
Any student in good academic standing enrolled at the SIU School of Law is eligible for this award. Preference should be given to an eligible...
Any student in good academic standing enrolled at the SIU School of Law...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Philip Jobst Kaplan Bar Review Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Philip Jobst, a member of the Class of 2013. The scholarship will provide support to law student who...
This fund was established in memory of Philip Jobst, a member of the...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Rosemary T. Bickett Elder Law Scholarship
This fund is being established to honor the memory of Rosemary T. Bickett and to financially assist students, who are interested in elder law...
This fund is being established to honor the memory of Rosemary T....
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
varies Suzanne Schmitz Scholarship
The Suzanne J. Schmitz Scholarship was established in honor of Suzanne J. Schmitz, Assistant Professor of Law, to provide scholarship support to...
The Suzanne J. Schmitz Scholarship was established in honor of Suzanne...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/30/2018
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 Civil Service Council Education Assistance Award
Recipient must be a dependent of a civil service employee at SIU Carbondale, SIU School of Medicine – Carbondale, the Office of the President, the...
Recipient must be a dependent of a civil service employee at SIU...
  • 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
$2,000.00 Little Rock, Arkansas Manufacturing Industry Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity is available to students enrolling in the Industrial Management and Applied Engineering (IMAE) program at Southern...
This scholarship opportunity is available to students enrolling in the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
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