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
$5,000.00 Energy Boost Undergraduate Scholarship
To apply for this scholarship you must visit https://energy.siu.edu/about/energyboost/scholarships/undergraduate.php The purpose of the Energy...
To apply for this scholarship you must visit...
  • Deadline: 04/26/2019
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/26/2019
$5,000 Energy Minor Scholarship
The purpose of the Energy Engineering Scholarship is to boost participation in the Energy Minor and Specialization. This scholarship is funded by...
The purpose of the Energy Engineering Scholarship is to boost...
  • Deadline: 04/26/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline04/26/2019
$500 Darlene Albert Knott and Mark Knott Scholarship
Awarded to a new or continuing student at SIU. The recipient(s) shall be a graduate of Mulberry Grove High School, Mulberry Grove, Illinois. If...
Awarded to a new or continuing student at SIU. The recipient(s) shall...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline04/28/2019
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 the Department of...
Award will be given to a student actively enrolled in Master’s, Ed.S, or...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2019
$0.00 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: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline04/30/2019
typically 2,000 Cummings Scholarship
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) Demonstrates high academic achievement and high potential for future contribution to educating...
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) Demonstrates high...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: typically 2,000
Deadline04/30/2019
up to $900 Dorothy J. Ramp Scholarship for School Counseling
Awarded to a part-time graduate student in the School Counseling Program in the College of Education and Human Services who is passionate about the...
Awarded to a part-time graduate student in the School Counseling Program...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: up to $900
Deadline04/30/2019
$1,500 E. Lyle and Nedean Golliher Sparks Special Education Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student majoring in Special Education. Student must also be a resident of Illinois, display financial need, and...
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student majoring in Special...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline04/30/2019
$837.80 Francis Jack Kelly Scholarship Fund
The Francis Kelly Scholarship has been designated to support graduate students in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education...
The Francis Kelly Scholarship has been designated to support graduate...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $837.80
Deadline04/30/2019
$0.00 McPheeters Family Scholarship
The McPheeters Family Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in the College of Business, who is a first-generation college student. ...
The McPheeters Family Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline04/30/2019
$1,000 Patricia Borgsmiller Elmore and Donald E. Elmore Doctoral Scholar Award
Awarded to a doctoral student in the College of Education and Human Services, with a preference for student(s) studying Quantitative Methods in the...
Awarded to a doctoral student in the College of Education and Human...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/30/2019
$8,000 Martha Lence Wynn Scholarship
Awarded to outstanding students who are graduates of Anna Jonesboro Community High School.
Awarded to outstanding students who are graduates of Anna Jonesboro...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: $8,000
Deadline05/01/2019
up to $4000 University School Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a junior (apply as a sophomore) in the College of Education and Human Services. Preference shall be given to a student who has a GPA of...
Awarded to a junior (apply as a sophomore) in the College of Education...
  • Deadline: 05/05/2019
  • Award: up to $4000
Deadline05/05/2019
$0.00 Balancing Education, Experience, and Reality Scholarship
The BEER scholarship will be awarded to an upperclassman, continuing student of any major, in good academic standing. To apply, submit a General...
The BEER scholarship will be awarded to an upperclassman, continuing...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/31/2019
$600.00 Summer Incentive Scholarship
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer 2019 semester at SIU Carbondale. If you are interested in attending...
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2019
  • Award: $600.00
Deadline05/31/2019
Varies Civil Service Council Education Assistance Award
Recipient must be a dependent of a civil service employee at SIU Carbondale, SIU School of Medicine – Carbondale, the Office of the President, the...
Recipient must be a dependent of a civil service employee at SIU...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2019
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, ING, or be...
Must be an active duty service member, enrolled or planning to enroll in...
  • Deadline: 07/21/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/21/2019
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: 07/21/2019
  • Award: Varies each semester
Deadline07/21/2019
$250.00 Community College of the Air Force Scholarship - Summer
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: 07/21/2019
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline07/21/2019
$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: 07/21/2019
  • Award: $250
Deadline07/21/2019
Covers full textbook costs Saluki Success Textbook Scholarship - Fall Semester
  • Deadline: 07/25/2019
  • Award: Covers full textbook costs
Deadline07/25/2019
varies Accounting Challenge Award
  • 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
Generally $1500 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:
  • Award: Generally $1500
$5,000.00 Energy Boost Graduate Scholarship
To apply for this scholarship visit https://energy.siu.edu/about/energyboost/scholarships/graduate.php The purpose of the Energy Boost Graduate...
To apply for this scholarship visit...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000.00
Varies Heritage Scholarship
Annual scholarship(s) with preference to a student who: a) is a graduate level Education Administration major; b) has a 3.0 GPA or higher; c)...
Annual scholarship(s) with preference to a student who: a) is a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
varies Keith and Alberta Humble College of Applied Sciences and Arts Scholarship
Preference shall be given to: an Information Systems & Applied Technologies student; a student who demonstrates financial need; a female or...
Preference shall be given to: an Information Systems & Applied...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
$0.00 Keith K. Riddle Book Scholarship
1. Recipient must be an incoming freshman. 2. Recipient must be a first generation college student. 3. Preference will be given to an...
1. Recipient must be an incoming freshman. 2. Recipient must be a first...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Keith K. Riddle Seasons Change Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
Varies Oliver Dorn Scholarship Fund
1. This is a non-renewable scholarship. A student can only receive this scholarship once 2. Recipient must be an Animal Science major 3. Recipient...
1. This is a non-renewable scholarship. A student can only receive this...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Renzo E. Muckelroy Legacy Scholarship
1. Recipient must be a junior or a senior in the College of Agricultural Sciences. 2. Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5....
1. Recipient must be a junior or a senior in the College of Agricultural...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$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 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 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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended