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
up to $1000 Bettye and Gene Lauderdale Scholarship
Preference will be given to a graduate of Pope County or Meridian High School who plans to become a teacher and has a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Preference will be given to a graduate of Pope County or Meridian High...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline12/01/2019
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: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
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: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
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: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $350
Deadline12/01/2019
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: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Typically $500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Bill Harmon Scholarship
Recipient must be a sophomore or junior to use in his/her junior or senior year. The student must be a news-editorial major, with at least 12...
Recipient must be a sophomore or junior to use in his/her junior or...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Block & Bridle Alumni Association Outstanding Member Award
Awarded to an outstanding member of the Block & Bridle RSO.
Awarded to an outstanding member of the Block & Bridle RSO.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Bob G. & Mary Beth Gower Scholarship
The Bob G. & Mary Beth Gower Scholarship is awarded for summer scholarships to outstanding graduate students who are admitted by and enrolled in...
The Bob G. & Mary Beth Gower Scholarship is awarded for summer...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Bob Ramsey Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a student majoring in Radio, Television, & Digital Media and demonstrates the need for financial assistance.
Awarded to a student majoring in Radio, Television, & Digital Media and...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Bob Sloan Memorial Forestry Scholarship
Awarded to a continuing, full-time undergraduate student student majoring in Forestry, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.85 and junior or senior...
Awarded to a continuing, full-time undergraduate student student...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Boeing Aviation Technologies Scholarship
Awarded to a U.S. citizen of sophomore or higher class (or transfer students who have been enrolled at SIUC for at least one year) who maintain a...
Awarded to a U.S. citizen of sophomore or higher class (or transfer...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Based on Availability. Generally $1000 Boeing Business Scholarship
Boeing Business Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant(s) with the following qualifications: 1. Accounting or finance major 2. Sophomore...
Boeing Business Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant(s) with the...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Based on Availability. Generally $1000
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Boeing College of Science Scholarship
Recipient must be a computer science major. Preference will be given to female and minority students.
Recipient must be a computer science major. Preference will be given to...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Boggs & Boggs Legal Writing Endowed Scholarship
1. Recipient will be an SIU Law student who writes an article that is selected by the Illinois Bar Journal Editorial Board for publication in the...
1. Recipient will be an SIU Law student who writes an article that is...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
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: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Typically $1,000 BRiC Partnership Scholarship
Awarded to a transfer student who demonstrates financial need and is currently employed and working their way through college.
Awarded to a transfer student who demonstrates financial need and is...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Typically $1,000
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Brown Hope Opportunity Scholarship
The Kenneth Brown Hope and Opportunity Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications: 1. Priority will be given...
The Kenneth Brown Hope and Opportunity Scholarship will be open to all ...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Typically $1,000 Bruce & Mary Lou Swinburne Scholarship
Available to any student. The financial need of the student will be considered but will not be the single most important factor.
Available to any student. The financial need of the student will be...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Typically $1,000
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Bryan and Toni Vagner Scholarship
The Bryan and Toni Vagner Scholarship is open to all applicants with preferences for students who are juniors or seniors in Accounting with a...
The Bryan and Toni Vagner Scholarship is open to all applicants with...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Burton R. and W. Jean Crocker Memorial Scholarship
Recipient will be an undergraduate or graduate student at SIU Carbondale in good standing. Recipient must have graduated from Sesser-Valier High...
Recipient will be an undergraduate or graduate student at SIU Carbondale...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Busby Family Scholarship
Awarded to students studying business, the sciences, or nursing at SIU Carbondale with preference given to Hamilton County High School and Rend...
Awarded to students studying business, the sciences, or nursing at SIU...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Business and Professional Women's (BPW) Organization of Carbondale Scholarship (ACCT)
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant based upon the following criteria: 1....
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Business and Professional Women's (BPW) Organization of Carbondale Scholarship (WED)
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant based upon the following criteria: 1....
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies C. David Schmulbach Fellowship
The C. David Schmulbach Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Chemistry who has a genuine...
The C. David Schmulbach Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding graduate...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies C. L. "Pete" and Margaret Odum Memorial Scholarship
Preference shall be given to Social Work major who is a resident of southern Illinois or to a female MSW student who is a resident of southern...
Preference shall be given to Social Work major who is a resident of...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Generally $1,500 C. L. Pete & Margaret Odum Memorial Scholarship
The Pete & Margaret Odum Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant from southern Illinois who has a declared major in the College of Business.
The Pete & Margaret Odum Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Generally $1,500
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Calvin and Nancy Gillespie Memorial Scholarship Fund in Strings or Guitar
Must be enrolled full-time, majoring in music, possess a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must be an instrumentalist playing the strings and/or the guitar.
Must be enrolled full-time, majoring in music, possess a minimum 3.0...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Camille Hickman Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is established in memory of Camille Joan Hickman, a 2001 graduate of SIU Carbondale, majoring in Paralegal Studies. Camille...
This scholarship is established in memory of Camille Joan Hickman, a...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Carl A. and Janet S. Jennings Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the College of Science, in good academic standing, and clearly in financial need. Preference may go to a student who is a...
Awarded to a student in the College of Science, in good academic...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Carl G. Townsend Scholarship
The Carl G. Townsend Scholarship is awarded to the top senior, majoring in Mathematics.
The Carl G. Townsend Scholarship is awarded to the top senior, majoring...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Typically $1,000 Carl Lutes Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student who is a graduate of Christopher High School. Award is given based on the student’s financial needs, academic...
Awarded to an outstanding student who is a graduate of Christopher High...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Typically $1,000
Deadline12/01/2019
Typically $2,000 Carl O. and Freeda M. Britton Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,...
The scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Typically $2,000
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Carol B. Christensen Undergraduate Global Government Award
The student(s) must be an undergraduate with junior standing or higher, enrolled full-time in the College of Liberal Arts with a declared major in...
The student(s) must be an undergraduate with junior standing or higher,...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
$300 Carol Lee Swim Memorial Award
Awarded to a female Kinesiology major at the senior level, who has a genuine desire to educate. She should display fairness and be professional...
Awarded to a female Kinesiology major at the senior level, who has a...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $300
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Carolyn and Mary Eva Reinbold Scholarship
First-year physical therapist assistant major who demonstrates academic ability through high GPA and who demonstrates financial need. Selected by...
First-year physical therapist assistant major who demonstrates academic...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Carolyn and Mary Eva Reinbold Scholarship - 2nd Year Student
Second-year physical therapist assistant major who demonstrates academic ability through high GPA and who demonstrates financial need. Selected by...
Second-year physical therapist assistant major who demonstrates academic...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Carolyn Forman Moe Playwriting Scholarship Fund
Four scholarships will be given for: Best Long Play, Best Short Play, Honorable Mention Long Play, Honorable Mention Short Play.
Four scholarships will be given for: Best Long Play, Best Short Play,...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Carolyn Holloman WarmSun Scholarship
The Carolyn Holloman WarmSun Scholarship Endowment will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color,...
The Carolyn Holloman WarmSun Scholarship Endowment will be open to all...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies Carrie D. Baines Scholarship
The Carrie D. Baines Scholarship is open to all applicants who are undergraduates in the College of Business. All other qualifications being...
The Carrie D. Baines Scholarship is open to all applicants who are...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies CASA Alumni Constituency Society Scholarship
1. Applicant must be a relative of a Southern Illinois University graduate; with preference given to a relative of CASA, CTC, STC, or VTI...
1. Applicant must be a relative of a Southern Illinois University...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies CASA Dean's Scholarship
*Awarded at the Dean’s discretion to provide financial assistance to a student enrolled in programs offered through the College of Applied Sciences...
*Awarded at the Dean’s discretion to provide financial assistance to a...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
varies CASA Larry and Diane Hughes Mortuary Science Scholarship
Awarded to a student who is in the 2nd year of the program sequence in the Mortuary Science program at SIU Carbondale. Recipient must also be in...
Awarded to a student who is in the 2nd year of the program sequence in...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies CASA Off-Campus Military Scholarship
This fund was established for the Office of Off-Campus Academic Programs in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts to recognize and reward...
This fund was established for the Office of Off-Campus Academic Programs...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Caterpillar College of Business Diversity Excellence Scholarship
Recipient must be an undergraduate student in the College of Business. Scholarship is intended to help increase diversity in the College of Business.
Recipient must be an undergraduate student in the College of Business. ...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Caterpillar Excellence-Dean's Award for Minorities Pursuing Science
The College of Science Dean’s Award for Minorities Pursuing Science criteria include demonstrating both excellent academic promise and financial...
The College of Science Dean’s Award for Minorities Pursuing Science...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Caterpillar Minority Excellence in Science and Technology Scholarship
Caterpillar’s funding for Minority Excellence in Science and Technology Scholarships will emphasize that the College of Science remains committed...
Caterpillar’s funding for Minority Excellence in Science and Technology...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Chad Burnett Newberry Memorial
Awarded to a senior enrolled in the Radiation Therapy Program who maintains a 3.0 GPA and demonstrates financial need.
Awarded to a senior enrolled in the Radiation Therapy Program who...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
Varies Charles C. Hines Memorial Scholarship
This fund is established by Jane and Ralph E. Becker in memory of Ralph’s cousin, Charles C. Hines. Charles was a 1955 Political Science SIU...
This fund is established by Jane and Ralph E. Becker in memory of...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2019
$1,050.00 Charles Clayton Scholarship Fund
Awarded to an outstanding student in the School of Journalism majoring in news-editorial.
Awarded to an outstanding student in the School of Journalism majoring...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $1,050.00
Deadline12/01/2019
$669.59 Charles Feirich Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the School of Journalism.
Awarded to a student in the School of Journalism.
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $669.59
Deadline12/01/2019