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
$642.50 Summer Incentive Scholarship
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer 2020 semester at SIU Carbondale. If you are interested in taking online...
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $642.50
Deadline05/31/2020
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: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
$0.00 John and Marsha Ryan Achievement in English Award
Recipient will be an advancing first-year student who has declared their intentions to pursue a degree in English. Recipient shall be in good...
Recipient will be an advancing first-year student who has declared...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline06/01/2020
$0.00 St. Louis County Alumni Scholarship
Recipient must be from St. Louis County, Missouri and must be an entering freshman or entering transfer student if there are no entering freshmen...
Recipient must be from St. Louis County, Missouri and must be an...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline06/01/2020
$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: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline06/30/2020
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: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
$0.00 Chad A. Rubin, M.D., FACS Microbiology Endowed Scholarship
Recipient must be an Undergraduate or Graduate student majoring in Microbiology. Student must be in excellent academic standing, defined as...
Recipient must be an Undergraduate or Graduate student majoring in...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline06/30/2020
Varies Charles Foote Achievement Award in Zoology
Charles L. Foote Achievement Award in Zoology. The recipient of this award must be a junior or senior majoring in Zoology.
Charles L. Foote Achievement Award in Zoology. The recipient of this...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
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: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
Varies Fashion Design and Merchandising Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in Fashion Design and Merchandising with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who has been involved in extra-curricular activities...
Awarded to a student majoring in Fashion Design and Merchandising with a...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
Varies Heartful Health Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant program who has interest in international health issues. Applicants must submit...
Awarded to a student enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
$0.00 Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is to encourage and preserve the study of German at SIU Carbondale and shall be used to support...
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is to encourage and preserve...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline06/30/2020
Varies Mark L. Russell Travel & Study Scholarship
Candidates for the Mark L. Russell Travel & Study Scholarship should have a GPA in the top 20% of Political Science majors and will have completed...
Candidates for the Mark L. Russell Travel & Study Scholarship should...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
Varies Michael Porcaro Scholarship Fund
For junior or senior-level student or graduate student who is working toward a career in magazine writing. Must be enrolled in the School of...
For junior or senior-level student or graduate student who is working...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
Varies NEXT Scholarship in Interior Design
1) Must be currently enrolled in the Interior Design degree program at SIU Carbondale. 2) Must have Junior or Senior level status. 3) Minimum GPA...
1) Must be currently enrolled in the Interior Design degree program at...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
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: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
Varies Steven Barwick Piano Major Award Fund
A pianist, Steven Barwick has created a scholarship for an outstanding undergraduate piano major.
A pianist, Steven Barwick has created a scholarship for an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/30/2020
$0.00 Support Black Undergraduate Education Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship fund established by The Black Alumni Group of the SIU Alumni Association at the Southern Illinois University Foundation to be used for...
Scholarship fund established by The Black Alumni Group of the SIU Alumni...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline06/30/2020
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: 06/30/2020
  • Award: Generally $1000
Deadline06/30/2020
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: 07/15/2020
  • Award: Up to $9,000
Deadline07/15/2020
$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: 07/26/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline07/26/2020
$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: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline11/01/2020
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:
  • Award: varies
varies Archibald McLeod Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
  • 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
Varies Department of Theater Excellence in Acting Award
Awarded to an outstanding student in Theater.
Awarded to an outstanding student in Theater.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Department of Theater Outstanding Service Award
Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in Theater for their overall contribution to the department and production.
Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in Theater for their...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Musical Theater Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is granted to incoming new students who must audition for and be accepted into the BFA in Musical Theater Program. (Note:...
This scholarship is granted to incoming new students who must audition...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Naversen Theater Production Scholarship Fund
Recipient must be interested in a career in Theater Design and Production and be actively engaged in taking courses in these areas and working on...
Recipient must be interested in a career in Theater Design and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies R. Eugene Jackson Outstanding Graduate Student Award Fund
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Theater. Preference shall be given to a student who demonstrates outstanding...
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Theater....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$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
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 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 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 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