Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Saluki Scholarship Portal!


Incoming Fall 2024 students must be admitted to SIU and have a claimed Network ID to sign in and apply or you will not be matched to scholarships. Please read instructions below thoroughly.

Below, you will find a listing of college, school, departmental and alumni association scholarship opportunities available to students with information about the applications, deadlines, eligibility criteria, award amounts, donors, and more. Both new incoming and continuing students are eligible to apply here and encouraged to reapply every year. To apply, please Sign In at the upper right-hand corner, sign in with your Network ID. and complete the brief General Application. Based on your answers in the General Application, you may be directed to fill out supplemental applications tied to your college, school or major and more specific applications for scholarships for which you are eligible.

Incoming Students


Deadline extended to April 1 due to delay in FAFSA
As an incoming student, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you receive notification of acceptance from Undergraduate Admissions or the Graduate School and have followed the steps to claim your Network ID.
Applications for incoming students open September 12 and most have a April 1 deadline, so submit your application(s) as soon as you are admitted to SIU! Students are considered for awards on criteria that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for scholarships, please use these saved searches.

Continuing Students


Each Fall, please submit a new General Application, along with other supplemental applications for your college, school, major and others for which you are eligible to complete.
To be considered for the most academic college, departmental and alumni scholarship opportunities, your General Scholarship Application and all conditional applications should be submitted by April 1*
Deadline extended to April 1 this year due to delay in FAFSA

If you have questions, please contact the Academic Scholarship Office at 618-453-4628 or by email at scholarships@siu.edu.
If you have your Network ID, but are having trouble with sign in, please contact SalukiTech at 618-453-5155.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Paul Hibbs Memorial Fund
Awarded to an outstanding Communication Studies undergraduate, based on...
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Varies Professor Alan Hyun-Oak Kim Scholarship
Recipient preference in this order: First preference for a student...
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$0.00 Richard Peck Writing Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Robert Dunn Faner
Recipient must be a rising senior majoring in Creative Writing or an...
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Varies Robert L. Carr Speech Communications Scholarship Fund
Robert L. Carr Speech Communications Scholarship is open to juniors,...
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Varies Robert W. Davis Memorial Scholarship - Liberal Arts
Awarded to a junior from the College of Liberal Arts who demonstrates...
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Varies Rudy Ray (MA’69; PhD’74) and Jean Ann Otte Seward Scholarship for Sociology Graduate Students
Scholarships for graduate students in sociology.
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Varies Shawnee Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames 17th Century Scholarship in Memory of Alice Grant
Scholarship for students majoring in History or History...
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Varies Suzanne M. Daughton and Nathan P. Stucky Scholarship
This scholarship award, known as the Suzanne M. Daughton and Nathan P....
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Varies Trilla Barr Liberal Arts Scholarship
Trilla A. Barr was a 1964 graduate of the College of Liberal Arts with a...
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Varies William Lewis Farmer Memorial Scholarship
An annual award for graduate or undergraduate students majoring in...
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Varies William Pitkin Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in...
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Up to $1,000 Wilma Hughes Ochs Classics Scholarship
The Wilma Hughes Ochs Scholarship is available to students in the...
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Varies Robert L. Andresen Memorial Scholarship
The Robert L. Andresen Memorial Scholarship is available to graduate...
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Varies S. Morris Eames Scholarship
This is an annual awarded that is open to any Masters or PhD student...
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Varies Charles C. Hines Memorial Scholarship
The Charles C. Hines Memorial Scholarship was established by Jane and...
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Varies Mark L. Russell Travel & Study Scholarship
Scholarship to support foreign travel and study for political science...
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Varies Randall Nelson Scholarship
Scholarship for a political science major from Illinois.
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Varies Carol B. Christensen Undergraduate Global Government Award
In memory of Carol and in keeping with her concerns, her husband, David,...
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Varies Daisy Powell Memorial Scholarship Award
Scholarship for a political science major from Illinois with a minimum...
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Varies Frank L. Klingberg Youth World Scholarship
Scholarship for a junior or senior political science major with a...
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Varies H. B. Jacobini Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a junior or senior political science major with a...
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Varies Kate Burkhart Archaeology Scholarship
The Kate Burkhart Archaeology Scholarship was established by 1938...
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Varies Thelma Louise Kellogg Scholarship
Scholarship should be given to one or more deserving and needy...
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Varies History Alumni Award
Scholarship for students in History.
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$1,000 Marion Kleinau Achievement Award
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Varies Collins Family Saluki Scholarship
Edward T. and Susan Collins want to expand thier support for Southern...
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Varies Dr. James A. Diefenbeck Scholarship in Philosophy
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student...
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Varies James and Mary LaCharite Scholarship
Scholarship for an undergraduate with a declared major in the College...
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Varies John and Marsha Ryan Achievement in English Award
Scholarship for an advancing first-year student who has declared their...
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Varies Nick P. Calamos and Kimberly K. Calamos College of Liberal Arts Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time junior or senior with a major in the...
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Varies Senator Penny Severns Character Counts Scholarship
This award has been designated for a full-time student with high...
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Varies Mae A. Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a full-time female student, junior or senior level, in...
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Varies Senator Penny Severns Macon County Scholarship
Scholarship for an undergraduate student from Macon County, Illinois,...
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Varies Senator Penny Severns Making a Difference Scholarship Fund
For students making a difference, this Severns Award requires a...
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Varies Senator Penny Severns Women's Public Service Scholarship
The Senator Penny Severns Women’s Public Service Scholarship will be...
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