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
$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: 12/31/2018
  • Award: $300
Deadline12/31/2018
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: 12/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/31/2018
$1,000 Dorothy Davies Women's Kinesiology Alumnae Scholarship
Recipient will be a female student in the Department of Kinesiology, with a preference for a student majoring in Physical Education Teacher Education.
Recipient will be a female student in the Department of Kinesiology,...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline12/31/2018
up to $1250 Dr. Edward J. Shea Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Edward J. Shea Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship is open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color,...
Dr. Edward J. Shea Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship is open to all...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • Award: up to $1250
Deadline12/31/2018
up to $4900 Glenn Abe Martin Student Award
Awarded during the second semester of the student’s senior year. Students are to apply during their junior year and must be enrolled in the...
Awarded during the second semester of the student’s senior year. ...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • Award: up to $4900
Deadline12/31/2018
$1,000.00 Lingle/Ittner Family Memorial Award
Undergraduate Kinesiology student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipient should display a professional attitude with leadership and...
Undergraduate Kinesiology student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline12/31/2018
$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: 01/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/01/2019
Covers full textbook costs Saluki Success Textbook Scholarship - Spring Semester
710 Bookstore, in collaboration with the Saluki Success Program, will be awarding textbook scholarships to four first-year students for the spring...
710 Bookstore, in collaboration with the Saluki Success Program, will be...
  • Deadline: 01/02/2019
  • Award: Covers full textbook costs
Deadline01/02/2019
Up to $1,000 Eugene F. Timpe Award
The Eugene F. Tempe Fund provides support for Foreign Language and International Trade (FLIT) students during their internships. Recipient must...
The Eugene F. Tempe Fund provides support for Foreign Language and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
Up to $1,000 Gwendolyn Conrad and Isaac Parsons Brackett Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides financial assistance for tuition, books and fees to student(s) majoring in French, or specializing in French in the...
This scholarship provides financial assistance for tuition, books and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
Full tuition (renewable up to two years) Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is designated to incoming freshmen who have studied German in high school or community college and plan...
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is designated to incoming...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Full tuition (renewable up to two years)
Deadline01/31/2019
$900 Madeleine Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
Student must have junior status majoring a French-related area, an International Studies major or Foreign Language and International Trade major...
Student must have junior status majoring a French-related area, an...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $900
Deadline01/31/2019
$300 Marie-Jose Southworth Memorial Award Fund
This scholarship is available to students studying Foreign Languages and Literatures who is currently enrolled in any foreign language and has...
This scholarship is available to students studying Foreign Languages and...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $300
Deadline01/31/2019
$500 Mary Eleanor Buschek Award for Foreign Languages and Literature Study
The recipient must be a full-time Southern Illinois University student during the Fall and Spring semesters of the award year and must maintain a...
The recipient must be a full-time Southern Illinois University student...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/31/2019
Up to $2,000 Mary Eleanor Buschek Travel Award for Foreign Language Study
This scholarship was created for students studying foreign languages. Approximately up to $2,000 per year may be available for travel study...
This scholarship was created for students studying foreign languages. ...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/31/2019
$500 Non-Traditional Student Services Scholarship
Awarded to a non-traditional undergraduate student with a commitment to academics, service, and campus involvement.
Awarded to a non-traditional undergraduate student with a commitment to...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/31/2019
$1,000 Piper-McMahan Scholarship
The Piper-McMahan Scholarship is awarded to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student who has attended high school in Jackson County,...
The Piper-McMahan Scholarship is awarded to a full-time sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
Up to $1,000 Wilma Hughes Ochs Classics Scholarship
The Wilma Hughes Ochs Scholarship is available to students in the Department of Languages, Cultures, and International Trade who have a...
The Wilma Hughes Ochs Scholarship is available to students in the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline01/31/2019
1,000 Native-American Graduate Scholarship
The former American Indian Association (AIA) of SIU offers scholarship awards for graduate-level students of Native American heritage. Each year at...
The former American Indian Association (AIA) of SIU offers scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: 1,000
Deadline02/01/2019
$2,000 SIU Women's Club Dorothy Morris Traditional Student Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate female student each year. Eligible applicants must an on-campus student at SIU, be classified...
One scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate female student each...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/01/2019
$2,000 SIU Women's Club Joyce Guyon Non-Traditional Student Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded each year to a non-traditional undergraduate female student. Eligible applicants must be an on-campus student at...
One scholarship will be awarded each year to a non-traditional...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/01/2019
$0.00 Swartz Graduate Award Fund
The Willis Swartz Graduate Student Award is awarded to graduate students interested in conducting graduate research. Two new, incoming graduate...
The Willis Swartz Graduate Student Award is awarded to graduate students...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2019
$500 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Graduate Scholarship
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering an AAUW Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship will be...
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/14/2019
$500.00 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Undergraduate Scholarship
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering the Leila Marvin AAUW Scholarship. The Scholarship is...
The Carbondale Branch of the American Association of University Women...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/14/2019
$500.00 American Association of University Women Joyce A. Kelly Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a current, non-traditional, female student at SIU Carbondale. This scholarship is awarded by the American Association of University...
Awarded to a current, non-traditional, female student at SIU Carbondale....
  • Deadline: 02/14/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/14/2019
Varies Harold and Lana Bardo MEDPREP Scholarship
Recipient shall be in the MEDPREP program and must have demonstrated financial need.
Recipient shall be in the MEDPREP program and must have demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
$1,000 John S. Lewis Memorial Scholarship
The John S. Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarship is awarded to a Carbondale MEDPREP student with an overall Bachelor’s Degree GPA of 3.0....
The John S. Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2019
Varies Joyce & Richard and Molly & William Norwood Scholarship
Applicant shall have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75, be a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student currently enrolled at SIU Carbondale, be...
Applicant shall have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75, be a sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
$500 MEDPREP (Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program) Scholarship
The MEDPREP Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the following qualifications, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national...
The MEDPREP Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2019
Varies MEDPREP Faculty and Staff Scholarship
Recipient must be a MEDPREP student with a minimum in-major GPA of 3.0.
Recipient must be a MEDPREP student with a minimum in-major GPA of 3.0.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
Usually $500/year Mr. Girmay Tesfay Graduate Scholarship Award
1. Recipient must be a graduate student in the Public Health program. 2. Preference will be given to an international student. 3. Applicants must...
1. Recipient must be a graduate student in the Public Health...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Usually $500/year
Deadline03/01/2019
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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: up to $9,000
Deadline03/01/2019
$500 Shirley J. McGlinn Scholarship
The Shirley J. McGlinn Scholarship is open to all applicants who are enrolled in the MEDPREP program, are in good standing with the University,...
The Shirley J. McGlinn Scholarship is open to all applicants who are...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2019
$1,000.00 SIUC Annuitants Association Scholarship
The SIU Annuitants Association awards $1000 scholarships each year to eligible SIU students. Four $1,000 scholarships (divided equally between fall...
The SIU Annuitants Association awards $1000 scholarships each year to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/01/2019
Varies The Sistler Family Scholarship
Recipient must a MEDPREP student
Recipient must a MEDPREP student
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2019
$500 W. G. Robinson-McNeese, MD Scholarship
W. G. Robinson-McNeese, MD Scholarship Award Fund. Awarded to Carbondale MEDPREP student based on financial need. The scholarship is open to all...
W. G. Robinson-McNeese, MD Scholarship Award Fund. Awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2019
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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies per credit hour
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Active Duty Military Spouse Scholarship - Spring
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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
$250 Extended Campus Scholarship - Spring
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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $250
Deadline03/31/2019
$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
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
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
$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
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
$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