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 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 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 Andrew L. Eggemeyer Memorial Architectural Studies Scholarship
Awarded to a resident of Southern Illinois, who is enrolled in the Architectural Studies program, is in good academic standing, and has provided...
Awarded to a resident of Southern Illinois, who is enrolled in the...
  • 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
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Generally $500 Asthagiri Chandra Sekaran Award for the Most Outstanding Female MBA Graduate Student
Award for the most outstanding graduating female MBA student of SIU College of Business as selected by the College of Business Masters Program...
Award for the most outstanding graduating female MBA student of SIU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Generally $500
Ended
varies Aude-Reid Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to student: 1. Major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, except for Equine Science and Forestry. 2. Resident of the State...
Scholarship awarded to student: 1. Major in the College of Agricultural...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
typically $1,500 Audrey Tomera Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate science education student during Spring Semester of even numbered years. In odd numbered years, all Curriculum and...
Awarded to a graduate science education student during Spring Semester...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: typically $1,500
Ended
Varies Auxilia C. Hsu Scholarship
This scholarship was created to support graduate students in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts with preference given but not...
This scholarship was created to support graduate students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Award for Excellence in Technical Production
Awarded to a graduating senior and/or graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in one or more aspects of technical production including...
Awarded to a graduating senior and/or graduate student who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$2,000 Balancing Education, Experience, and Reality Scholarship
The BEER scholarship will be awarded to two (2) upperclassman, continuing student of any major, in good academic standing at $1,000 each. To apply,...
The BEER scholarship will be awarded to two (2) upperclassman,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
typically $1500 Banes College of Education and Human Services Scholarship
Preference shall be given to a College of Education major who will pursue a career in teaching and who exhibits financial need.
Preference shall be given to a College of Education major who will...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: typically $1500
Ended
Varies Banterra Scholarship
Description: The Banterra-SIU Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 as part of the Banterra Center partnership agreement. Banterra Bank provides...
Description: The Banterra-SIU Scholarship Fund was established in 2019...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Barbara Brown Memorial Scholarship
Recipient must be a continuing or incoming student, in good standing, who intends to be enrolled at SIU the following semester unless graduating....
Recipient must be a continuing or incoming student, in good standing,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500.00 BECA Hispanica Scholarship
The BECA Hispanica Scholarship is awarded to an incoming or current full-time student at SIU Carbondale. Eligible recipients must demonstrate...
The BECA Hispanica Scholarship is awarded to an incoming or current...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
up to $1400 Beggs Family Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in the College of Education and Human Services who is a junior and has completed at least 56 credit...
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in the College of Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $1400
Ended
varies Benton K. Berry Memorial Scholarship
The Benton K. Berry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students majoring in Physics.
The Benton K. Berry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
typically $1500 Bernice Newton Gore Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) is from Marion, Illinois or a graduate of a Marion, Illinois high school, b) is a junior or...
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) is from Marion, Illinois...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: typically $1500
Ended
Generally $1,500 Betty L. Brennan Scholarship
The Betty L. Brennan Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a primary declared major in the College of Business. Preference will be given...
The Betty L. Brennan Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Generally $1,500
Ended
Varies Betty Mitchell Scholarship
Recipient(s) must be full-time students, currently enrolled at SIU Carbondale, who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 at the time...
Recipient(s) must be full-time students, currently enrolled at SIU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: up to $1000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $350
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Based on Availability. Generally $1000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Generally $1,500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $300
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended