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
Varies Bryan-Peak Endowed Scholarship
1. Recipient must be enrolled in an Education-related major or have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program. 2. Preference will be given to...
1. Recipient must be enrolled in an Education-related major or have been...
  • Deadline: 12/10/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/10/2019
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: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/31/2019
Varies Richard K. Holt Memorial Fund In Accountancy
The Richard K. Holt Memorial Scholarship is open to all applicants who show financial need. Preference is shown to applicants to the Master of...
The Richard K. Holt Memorial Scholarship is open to all applicants who...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/31/2019
Generally $1000 Theta Xi Beta Delta Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled in the College of Business with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 and 60-90 hours of course work completed. Applicants...
Applicants must be enrolled in the College of Business with a minimum...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Generally $1000
Deadline12/31/2019
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: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies John E. Gunter Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to a student: 1. Major declared in Forestry. 2. Continuing full-time undergraduate student with Junior or Senior academic...
Scholarship awarded to a student: 1. Major declared in Forestry. 2....
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Michael W. Wolff Memorial Scholarship for the College of Agricultural Sciences
1. The recipient shall be an undergraduate student who has been accepted into, or currently is enrolled at Southern Illinois University Carbondale...
1. The recipient shall be an undergraduate student who has been accepted...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
$0.00 Marcia Peitzmeier Anderson Workforce Education and Development Award
Scholarship recipient must be a student in the Workforce Education and Development program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated...
Scholarship recipient must be a student in the Workforce Education and...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline02/01/2020
$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: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/03/2020
$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: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/03/2020
$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: 02/08/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/08/2020
$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: 02/08/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/08/2020
$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: 02/08/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/08/2020
$0.00 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: $0.00
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
$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
$250 Extended Campus Scholarship - Summer
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...
Recipient must be in good academic standing and have financial need. ...
  • Deadline: 07/19/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline07/19/2020
$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
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
$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
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
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 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: Ended
  • Award: varies
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 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 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: 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 Alongi Legacy Scholarship
Established by the John R. Alongi family of DuQuoin, IL as a symbol of gratitude for all that SIU Carbondale has blessed them with since 1933....
Established by the John R. Alongi family of DuQuoin, IL as a symbol of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended