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, 2020. 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 22, 2021. 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
$250 Extended Campus Scholarship - Fall
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: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline11/01/2020
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:
  • Award: varies
varies Archibald McLeod Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
  • 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
Varies Department of Theater Excellence in Acting Award
Awarded to an outstanding student in Theater.
Awarded to an outstanding student in Theater.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Department of Theater Outstanding Service Award
Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in Theater for their overall contribution to the department and production.
Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in Theater for their...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Musical Theater Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is granted to incoming new students who must audition for and be accepted into the BFA in Musical Theater Program. (Note:...
This scholarship is granted to incoming new students who must audition...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Naversen Theater Production Scholarship Fund
Recipient must be interested in a career in Theater Design and Production and be actively engaged in taking courses in these areas and working on...
Recipient must be interested in a career in Theater Design and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies R. Eugene Jackson Outstanding Graduate Student Award Fund
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Theater. Preference shall be given to a student who demonstrates outstanding...
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Theater....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Randy and Donna Ragan Accounting Scholarship
Recipient must be a student in the School of Accountancy with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to first generation...
Recipient must be a student in the School of Accountancy with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 REM (Rabe-Ebers-Mallette) Scholarship
Recipient will be an incoming undergraduate student from the following Illinois public schools, in order of preference: Steeleville, Sparta,...
Recipient will be an incoming undergraduate student from the following...
  • 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
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 SIU School of Law Alumni Scholarship
Student must be a first year law student in good standing and must not be the subject of a School of Law ethics/honor code complaint or violation. ...
Student must be a first year law student in good standing and must not...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies per credit hour
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 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 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 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 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
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: Ended
  • Award: Generally $500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: typically $1,500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: typically $1500
Ended
Varies Banterra Scholarship
Description: The Banterra-SIU Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 as part of the Banterra Center partnership agreement. Banterra Bank provides...
Description: The Banterra-SIU Scholarship Fund was established in 2019...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: up to $1400
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: typically $1500
Ended