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
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
DeadlineEnded
Up to $4000 Poshard Foundation Scholarship
1. The Scholarship will be available to students who graduated from or attended Frontier Community College, John A. Logan College, Lincoln Trail...
1. The Scholarship will be available to students who graduated from or...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: Up to $4000
Deadline02/21/2020
$500.00 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: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2020
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: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $9,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$3,000 Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Eligible applicants must be awarded the Dean’s Transfer Scholarship and be an active member of PTK for at least one academic year.
Eligible applicants must be awarded the Dean’s Transfer Scholarship and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$1000 Troy W. & Richadene Edwards Education Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior TEP student who is involved in the student work program at SIU Carbondale. The financial need of the recipient shall...
Awarded to a junior or senior TEP student who is involved in the student...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1000
Deadline03/01/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
Varies Boggs & Boggs Legal Writing Endowed Scholarship
1. Recipient will be an SIU Law student who writes an article that is selected by the Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board for publication in the...
1. Recipient will be an SIU Law student who writes an article that is...
  • Deadline: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
Varies Congressman William Enyart Bar Preparation Fund
The bar preparation funds are available to third-year SIU Law students who are in their last semester before graduation and taking a bar...
The bar preparation funds are available to third-year SIU Law students...
  • Deadline: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
$0.00 Houdek/Tulis Law Librarian Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a 2L or 3L student at the SIU School of Law. Recipient must be in good standing. Preference will be for a...
This scholarship is available to a 2L or 3L student at the SIU School of...
  • Deadline: 03/11/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
Varies Philip Jobst Kaplan Bar Review Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Philip Jobst, a member of the Class of 2013 bu Kaplan Bar Prep. The recipient will receive a free...
This scholarship was established in memory of Philip Jobst, a member of...
  • Deadline: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
$0.00 SIH Health Law Scholarship
This scholarship is open to students at SIU School of Law. Preference for scholarship recipients: 1) Background in Nursing; 2) enrolled in the...
This scholarship is open to students at SIU School of Law. Preference...
  • Deadline: 03/11/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/11/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/11/2020
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: 03/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/29/2020
$250.00 Community College of the Air Force Scholarship - Spring
One award of $250.00 will be available at each of the following off-campus military locations for a student who is: 1) Enrolled at Dover Air Force...
One award of $250.00 will be available at each of the following...
  • Deadline: 03/29/2020
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline03/29/2020
$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: 03/29/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline03/29/2020
Up to $4900 Glenn Abe Martin Student Award
Awarded during the second semester of the student’s senior year. Students are to apply during their junior year and must be enrolled in the...
Awarded during the second semester of the student’s senior year. ...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $4900
Deadline03/31/2020
$5000 Jerome M. Mileur Scholarship
The Jerome M. Mileur Scholarship will be open to incoming freshmen students who are graduates of an Illinois high school and are U.S. citizens who...
The Jerome M. Mileur Scholarship will be open to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $5000
Deadline05/01/2020
$642.50 Summer Incentive Scholarship
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer 2020 semester at SIU Carbondale. If you are interested in attending...
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $642.50
Deadline05/31/2020
$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: 11/08/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline11/08/2020
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