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
$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: 11/15/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline11/15/2020
varies Abbass Annual Award in Anthropology Fund
To be used by graduate students in anthropology to assist in defraying expenses for M.A. theses or PH.D. dissertations. The recipient shall be an...
To be used by graduate students in anthropology to assist in defraying...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
varies Accounting Challenge Award
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
varies Active Duty Military Scholarship Fall
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies per credit hour
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Active Duty Military Scholarship Summer
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
varies each semester Active Duty Military Spouse Scholarship - Fall
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies each semester
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies each semester Active Duty Military Spouse Scholarship - Summer
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies each semester
Deadline12/01/2020
varies Advanced Technical Studies Scholarship
Awarded to an enrolled student majoring in Technical Resource Management.
Awarded to an enrolled student majoring in Technical Resource Management.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Aldo Migone, Morteza Daneshdoost, Marvin Zeman Scholarship
The Aldo Migone, Morteza Daneshdoost, Marvin Zeman Scholarship is open to all applicants with the following qualifications: 1. A current Graduate...
The Aldo Migone, Morteza Daneshdoost, Marvin Zeman Scholarship is open...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Generally $500
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Allan and Wanda McCabe Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a student: a) junior or senior Animal Science major with special interest in beef cattle production; b) is from Southern...
Scholarship awarded to a student: a) junior or senior Animal Science...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Alongi Legacy Scholarship
The John R. Alongi Family of Du Quoin, Illinois has established the Alongi Legacy Scholarship Endowment to provide scholarships to area students...
The John R. Alongi Family of Du Quoin, Illinois has established the...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
$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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2020
$500 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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2020
$500 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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Typically $1,000 Arah May Dunn Belbas Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate of Pinckneyville High School who demonstrates successful academic performance, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to...
Awarded to a graduate of Pinckneyville High School who demonstrates...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Typically $1,000
Deadline12/01/2020
varies Archibald McLeod Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Full tuition
Deadline12/01/2020
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 Counseling, Quantitative...
Award will be given to a student actively enrolled in Master’s, Ed.S, or...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Generally $500
Deadline12/01/2020
varies Aude-Reid Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to student: 1. Major in the School of Agricultural Sciences, except for Equine Science and Forestry. 2. Resident of the State...
Scholarship awarded to student: 1. Major in the School of Agricultural...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: typically $1,500
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
$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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline12/01/2020
typically $1500 Banes College of Education and Human Services Scholarship
Preference shall be given to an Education major who will pursue a career in teaching and who exhibits financial need.
Preference shall be given to an Education major who will pursue a career...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: typically $1500
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Typically $1,000 Beatrice and Bayard Scotland Scholarship
Awarded to a female student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Awarded to a female student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Typically $1,000
Deadline12/01/2020
$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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: typically $1500
Deadline12/01/2020
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: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Generally $1,500 Betty L. Brennan Scholarship
The Betty L. Brennan Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a primary declared major in the College of Business. Preference will be given...
The Betty L. Brennan Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Generally $1,500
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Betty Mitchell Scholarship
Recipient(s) must be full-time students, currently enrolled at SIU Carbondale, who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 at the time...
Recipient(s) must be full-time students, currently enrolled at SIU...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Varies Beverly L. Yates Peebles Scholarship Fund
Scholarship will be available to students from towns within southern Illinois (south of I-64) with populations of 15,000 or less who are currently...
Scholarship will be available to students from towns within southern...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
varies Bill D. Allen Geology Memorial Scholarship
The Bill D. Allen Geology Memorial Scholarship is competitive amongst students majoring in Geology. Preference shall be given to a student who: a)...
The Bill D. Allen Geology Memorial Scholarship is competitive amongst...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2020
Up to $350 Bill G. and Marjorie Allen Scholarship
Preference shall be given to an undergraduate student majoring in Music Education, a U.S. citizen, and a resident in a county south of Interstate...
Preference shall be given to an undergraduate student majoring in Music...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $350
Deadline12/01/2020
Typically $500 Bill Hari Scholarship
Mr. Ron Hari established this scholarship in memory of his father, Bill Hari. Bill loved their hometown of Watseka, IL, and was thankful for the...
Mr. Ron Hari established this scholarship in memory of his father, Bill...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Typically $500
Deadline12/01/2020
$250.00 Black Alumni Group (BAG) Book/Supplies Stipend
The establishment of the Book Stipend Grant offers the opportunity for the Black Alumni Group, (BAG), to financially assist Black undergraduate...
The establishment of the Book Stipend Grant offers the opportunity for...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline12/01/2020