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 Dr. David F. and Mrs. Mary G. Rendleman Pre-Med Scholarship
Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and demonstrate some degree of financial need....
Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at Southern Illinois...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/31/2019
Up to $1,000 Eugene F. Timpe Award
The Eugene F. Tempe Fund provides support for Foreign Language and International Trade (FLIT) students during their internships. Recipient must...
The Eugene F. Tempe Fund provides support for Foreign Language and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
Up to $1,000 Gwendolyn Conrad and Isaac Parsons Brackett Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides financial assistance for tuition, books and fees to student(s) majoring in French, or specializing in French in the...
This scholarship provides financial assistance for tuition, books and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
Full tuition (renewable up to two years) Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is designated to incoming freshmen who have studied German in high school or community college and plan...
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is designated to incoming...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Full tuition (renewable up to two years)
Deadline01/31/2019
$900 Madeleine Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
Student must have junior status majoring a French-related area, an International Studies major or Foreign Language and International Trade major...
Student must have junior status majoring a French-related area, an...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $900
Deadline01/31/2019
$300 Marie-Jose Southworth Memorial Award Fund
This scholarship is available to students studying Foreign Languages and Literatures who is currently enrolled in any foreign language and has...
This scholarship is available to students studying Foreign Languages and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $300
Deadline01/31/2019
$500 Mary Eleanor Buschek Award for Foreign Languages and Literature Study
The recipient must be a full-time Southern Illinois University student during the Fall and Spring semesters of the award year and must maintain a...
The recipient must be a full-time Southern Illinois University student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/31/2019
Up to $2,000 Mary Eleanor Buschek Travel Award for Foreign Language Study
This scholarship was created for students studying foreign languages. Approximately up to $2,000 per year may be available for travel study...
This scholarship was created for students studying foreign languages. ...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/31/2019
$500 Non-Traditional Student Services Scholarship
Awarded to a non-traditional undergraduate student with a commitment to academics, service, and campus involvement.
Awarded to a non-traditional undergraduate student with a commitment to...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/31/2019
$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: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
Up to $1,000 Wilma Hughes Ochs Classics Scholarship
The Wilma Hughes Ochs Scholarship is available to students in the Department of Languages, Cultures, and International Trade who have a...
The Wilma Hughes Ochs Scholarship is available to students in the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
1,000 Native-American Graduate Scholarship
The former American Indian Association (AIA) of SIU offers scholarship awards for graduate-level students of Native American heritage. Each year at...
The former American Indian Association (AIA) of SIU offers scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: 1,000
Deadline02/01/2019
Up to $4000 Poshard Foundation Scholarship
Awarded to students who graduated from or attended Frontier Community College, John A. Logan College, Lincoln Trail College, Olney Central College,...
Awarded to students who graduated from or attended Frontier Community...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $4000
Deadline02/01/2019
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: 02/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline02/01/2019
$2,000 SIU Women's Club Dorothy Morris Traditional Student Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate female student each year. Eligible applicants must be an on-campus student at SIU, be...
One scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate female student each...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/01/2019
$2,000 SIU Women's Club Joyce Guyon Non-Traditional Student Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded each year to a non-traditional undergraduate female student. Eligible applicants must be an on-campus student at...
One scholarship will be awarded each year to a non-traditional...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/01/2019
$0.00 Swartz Graduate Award Fund
The Willis Swartz Graduate Student Award is awarded to graduate students interested in conducting graduate research. Two new, incoming graduate...
The Willis Swartz Graduate Student Award is awarded to graduate students...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2019
$500 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Graduate Scholarship
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering an AAUW Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship will be...
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/14/2019
$500.00 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Undergraduate Scholarship
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering the Leila Marvin AAUW Scholarship. The Scholarship is...
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/14/2019
$500.00 American Association of University Women Joyce A. Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a current, non-traditional, female student at SIU Carbondale. This scholarship is awarded by the American Association of University...
Awarded to a current, non-traditional, female student at SIU Carbondale....
  • Deadline: 02/14/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/14/2019
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2019
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Carolyn Forman Moe Playwriting Scholarship Fund
Four scholarships will be given for: Best Long Play, Best Short Play, Honorable Mention Long Play, Honorable Mention Short Play.
Four scholarships will be given for: Best Long Play, Best Short Play,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Christian H. Moe Playwriting Awards Fund
The Christian Moe Award for Excellence in Playwriting is awarded for the Best Long Play, Best Short Play. It also presents awards for honorable...
The Christian Moe Award for Excellence in Playwriting is awarded for the...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Department of Theater Excellence in Acting Award
Awarded to an outstanding student in Theater.
Awarded to an outstanding student in Theater.
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Ira Aldridge Scholarship Fund
This scholarship will be granted to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Theater. Preference may be given to a minority student.
This scholarship will be granted to an undergraduate or graduate student...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies James L. Moody Excellence in Lighting Design Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in lighting design.
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Kern-Straumanis Graduate Assistantship Fund
The student shall be an incoming or current graduate playwriting student to be employed in the Department of Theater. The recipient must also have...
The student shall be an incoming or current graduate playwriting student...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies R. Eugene Jackson Scholarship
The scholarship recipient(s) must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate Theater or Musical Theater student. The recipient(s) must demonstrate...
The scholarship recipient(s) must be a full-time undergraduate or...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Theater Alumni Fund
Awarded to a student majoring in Theater.
Awarded to a student majoring in Theater.
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Theater Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
Open to all undergraduate students in good standing with the Department of Theater. An audition may be be required.
Open to all undergraduate students in good standing with the Department...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Verizon Theater Scholarship Fund
Awarded to outstanding students in the Deaprtment of Theater
Awarded to outstanding students in the Deaprtment of Theater
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
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: 02/18/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2019
Varies Maurice Ogur Memorial Prize
Recipients must be an undergraduate student in Microbiology
Recipients must be an undergraduate student in Microbiology
  • Deadline: 02/18/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2019
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: 02/18/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2019
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: 02/18/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2019
Varies Harold and Lana Bardo MEDPREP Scholarship
Recipient shall be in the MEDPREP program and must have demonstrated financial need.
Recipient shall be in the MEDPREP program and must have demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
$1,000 John S. Lewis Memorial Scholarship
The John S. Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarship is awarded to a Carbondale MEDPREP student with an overall Bachelor’s Degree GPA of 3.0....
The John S. Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2019
Varies Joyce & Richard and Molly & William Norwood Scholarship
Applicant shall have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75, be a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student currently enrolled at SIU Carbondale, be...
Applicant shall have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75, be a sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
$500 MEDPREP (Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program) Scholarship
The MEDPREP Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national...
The MEDPREP Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2019
Varies MEDPREP Faculty and Staff Scholarship
Recipient must be a MEDPREP student with a minimum in-major GPA of 3.0.
Recipient must be a MEDPREP student with a minimum in-major GPA of 3.0.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
Usually $500/year Mr. Girmay Tesfay Graduate Scholarship Award
1. Recipient must be a graduate student in the Public Health program. 2. Preference will be given to an international student. 3. Applicants must...
1. Recipient must be a graduate student in the Public Health...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Usually $500/year
Deadline03/01/2019
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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: up to $9,000
Deadline03/01/2019
$500 Shirley J. McGlinn Scholarship
The Shirley J. McGlinn Scholarship is open to all applicants who are enrolled in the MEDPREP program, are in good standing with the University,...
The Shirley J. McGlinn Scholarship is open to all applicants who are...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2019
$1,000.00 SIUC Annuitants Association Scholarship
The SIU Annuitants Association awards $1,000 scholarships each year to eligible SIU students. Two $1,000 scholarships (divided equally between fall...
The SIU Annuitants Association awards $1,000 scholarships each year to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/01/2019
Varies The Sistler Family Scholarship
Recipient must a MEDPREP student
Recipient must a MEDPREP student
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019