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 2021-2022 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 September 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 Scholarship, 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
$1,000 Accounting Circle Scholarship
Recipient must be majoring in Accounting.
Recipient must be majoring in Accounting.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2021
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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $500
Deadline03/01/2021
$500 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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2021
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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $500
Deadline03/01/2021
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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Bill Harmon Scholarship
Recipient must be a sophomore or junior to use in his/her junior or senior year. The student must be a news-editorial major, with at least 12...
Recipient must be a sophomore or junior to use in his/her junior or...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
$0.00 BLDD SIU Architects Scholarship
Annual scholarship. Preference shall be given to a student who: a) has outstanding achievement in design or displays outstanding technical...
Annual scholarship. Preference shall be given to a student who: a) has...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Bob Ramsey Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a student majoring in Radio, Television, & Digital Media and demonstrates the need for financial assistance.
Awarded to a student majoring in Radio, Television, & Digital Media and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Brian Hunt New York Studies Scholarship
The Brian Hunt New York Studies Scholarship was established by SIU Carbondale Alum Brian Hunt to reward and encourage students pursuing a career in...
The Brian Hunt New York Studies Scholarship was established by SIU...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Business and Professional Women's (BPW) Organization of Carbondale Scholarship (ACCT)
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant based upon the following criteria: 1....
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Generally $1,500 C. L. Pete & Margaret Odum Memorial Scholarship
The Pete & Margaret Odum Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant from southern Illinois who has a declared major in the College of Business.
The Pete & Margaret Odum Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $1,500
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Carrie D. Baines Scholarship
The Carrie D. Baines Scholarship is open to all applicants who are undergraduates in the College of Business. All other qualifications being...
The Carrie D. Baines Scholarship is open to all applicants who are...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
$0.00 CASA Off Campus Military Scholarship Fund - School of Health Sciences
1. Recipient must be currently enrolled in an off-campus program in Health Care Management or a successor program and have completed a minimum of...
1. Recipient must be currently enrolled in an off-campus program in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2021
$0.00 Charles Clayton Scholarship Fund
Awarded to an outstanding student in the School of Journalism majoring in news-editorial.
Awarded to an outstanding student in the School of Journalism majoring...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2021
$0.00 Charles Feirich Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the School of Journalism.
Awarded to a student in the School of Journalism.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Charles Swedlund Photography Award
The Charles Swedlund Award is an endowed scholarship sponsored by alumni in the area of photography. Professor Swedlund was highly regarded by...
The Charles Swedlund Award is an endowed scholarship sponsored by alumni...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
$0.00 Charlotte Thompson Suhler Advertising Award Fund
Awarded to an outstanding junior, female student majoring in Advertising with the highest GPA.
Awarded to an outstanding junior, female student majoring in Advertising...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2021
Generally $1,000 Chris Jones Memorial Scholarship
The Chris Jones Scholarship was founded in memory of an exceptional marketing student who displayed great promise before his untimely passing. The...
The Chris Jones Scholarship was founded in memory of an exceptional...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $1,000
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Cinema & Photography Continuing Student Scholarships and Awards
Cinema & Photography Continuing Student Scholarships are awarded to outstanding, currently enrolled, undergraduate students at SIUC majoring in...
Cinema & Photography Continuing Student Scholarships are awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Cinema & Photography New Student Scholarship
The Cinema & Photography New Student Scholarships are awarded to outstanding new or prospective undergraduate students who plan to major within the...
The Cinema & Photography New Student Scholarships are awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Cinema Production Award
The Cinema Production Award is funded by alumni of the Department of Cinema and Photography at SIUC to support an outstanding Cinema student with a...
The Cinema Production Award is funded by alumni of the Department of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Generally $5,000 Clara J. Kridle Memorial Scholarship
This Kridle Memorial Scholarship is intended for a student in the College of Business, with Junior or Senior status and a minimum cumulative GPA...
This Kridle Memorial Scholarship is intended for a student in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $5,000
Deadline03/01/2021
Generally $1000 Clarence D. Finke and Daniel E. Finke Memorial Scholarship
The Clarence D. and Daniel E. Finke Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a College of Business student with a declared major in Marketing.
The Clarence D. and Daniel E. Finke Memorial Scholarship will be awarded...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $1000
Deadline03/01/2021
Generally $1,000 Clint and Deb McDonnough Scholarship
The Clint and Deb McDonnough Scholarship will be awarded to the selected applicant with the following criteria: 1. Must be an Illinois high school...
The Clint and Deb McDonnough Scholarship will be awarded to the selected...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $1,000
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies CMCMA Student Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis to a student with a declared major in the College of Mass Communications.
Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis to a student with a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies College of Business CFA Scholarship
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CF A) credential has become the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world. The CFA Program...
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CF A) credential has become the most...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies College of Mass Communication and Media Arts Continuing Student Scholarship
Recipient must be a continuing student with a declared major in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.
Recipient must be a continuing student with a declared major in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies College of Mass Communication and Media Arts New Student Scholarship
Recipient must be an incoming student with a declared major in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.
Recipient must be an incoming student with a declared major in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Covington Entrepreneurial Scholarship
The Covington Entrepreneurial Award will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sex,...
The Covington Entrepreneurial Award will be open to all applicants with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies David A. Gilmore Photography Award
The David Gilmore Award is an endowed scholarship sponsored by alumni in the area of photography. David Gilmore was a highly regarded professor in...
The David Gilmore Award is an endowed scholarship sponsored by alumni in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
$0.00 Delyte W. Morris Scholarship - MCMA
Preference shall be given to a graduating senior nominated by the selection committee who displays high potential in scholastics, character, social...
Preference shall be given to a graduating senior nominated by the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Dennis Lyle Scholarship Fund
Student must be a junior or senior, enrolled full-time within the Department of Radio, Television, and Digital Media, be in good academic standing,...
Student must be a junior or senior, enrolled full-time within the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
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 to...
The Radio, Television & Digital Media New Student Scholarships are...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Diane Kosmach and Michael J. Schumacher Scholarship
The Diane Kosmach and Michael J. Schumacher Scholarship will be open to all applicants who are/who have: 1. A high school senior who is admitted as...
The Diane Kosmach and Michael J. Schumacher Scholarship will be open to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
$0.00 Donald G. Hileman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a junior student enrolled in the School of Journalism majoring in Advertising.
Awarded to a junior student enrolled in the School of Journalism...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/01/2021
Generally $2,000 Donald L. Perry Memorial Scholarship
The Donald L. Perry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior, majoring in marketing with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.2. Preference will be given to...
The Donald L. Perry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $2,000
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Donald T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
The Donald T. Anderson Scholarship will be open to all declared accounting applicants, preference shall be given to a student who is/has: 1. Full...
The Donald T. Anderson Scholarship will be open to all declared...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Douglas E. Kelly Memorial Scholarship
The Douglas E. Kelly Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with the following: 1. A declared major in accounting with full time...
The Douglas E. Kelly Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Dr. Beverly Love and Mr. Wyatt Wallace Single Parent Scholarship
This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students within the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts who are in good...
This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Dr. C. Y. Kao President Baking Company (Accounting) Scholarship
The Dr. C.Y. Kao President Baking Company Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a declared primary major in Accounting who is from...
The Dr. C.Y. Kao President Baking Company Scholarship will be awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Dr. C. Y. Kao President Baking Company (Business) Scholarship
The Dr. C.Y. Kao President Baking Company Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a declared, primary major in the College of Business who...
The Dr. C.Y. Kao President Baking Company Scholarship will be awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Dr. Harry W. Stonecipher Recruitment Scholarship
Preference given to new student in the School of Journalism at SIU.
Preference given to new student in the School of Journalism at SIU.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Dr. John Mercer Memorial Award
Recipient must be an undergraduate student with a major in Cinema & Photography.
Recipient must be an undergraduate student with a major in Cinema &...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Dr. Richard M. Uray Broadcasting Scholarship
Founded in 1999, this scholarship was created to support graduate students in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts with preference...
Founded in 1999, this scholarship was created to support graduate...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Generally $500 Edward J. Schmidlein Accounting Award Scholarship
The Edward J. Schmidlein Accounting Scholarship is to be awarded to a Junior who has completed Introductory Financial Accounting, Introductory...
The Edward J. Schmidlein Accounting Scholarship is to be awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Generally $500
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Emme Family Scholarship
The Emme Family Scholarship will be open to all applicants who have: 1. A declared major in the College of Business. 2. A graduate of Carbondale...
The Emme Family Scholarship will be open to all applicants who have: 1....
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Eugene & Noraine Scarpelli Scholarship Fund
Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Radio-Television.
Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Radio-Television.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
up to $7500 Fornear Family Scholarship
The annual scholarship will give first preference to the College of Education and Human Services, and second preference to the School of Medicine. ...
The annual scholarship will give first preference to the College of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: up to $7500
Deadline03/01/2021