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 2021-2022 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 September 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 Scholarship, you must submit a General Scholarship Application and Scholars Program Application by December 1, 2020. 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 22, 2021. 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 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: 05/07/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/07/2021
$0.00 Frank Cluck, Sr. Technology Education Scholarship
The Frank Cluck, Sr. Technology Education Scholarship offers an award to a student from a community college transferring into SIU Carbondale with a...
The Frank Cluck, Sr. Technology Education Scholarship offers an award to...
  • Deadline: 05/30/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/30/2021
$642.50 Summer Incentive Scholarship
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer 2021 semester at SIU Carbondale. If you are interested in taking courses...
The Summer Incentive Scholarship opportunity is available for the Summer...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: $642.50
Deadline05/31/2021
$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: 07/04/2021
  • Award: $250
Deadline07/04/2021
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:
  • Award: varies
$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:
  • Award: $250
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
$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
Varies Carl W. Lutes Outstanding Instrumentalist Award
Student must be an instrumentalist undergraduate with at least junior status, enrolled full-time and majoring in Music, and in good standing with a...
Student must be an instrumentalist undergraduate with at least junior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies H. H. Fuchs Scholarship Fund/Performing Arts
Applicants to this scholarship must be music majors specializing in piano performance who have demonstrated talent and artistic promise. Any...
Applicants to this scholarship must be music majors specializing in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John and Edna Best Memorial Scholarship Fund
For an outstanding graduate student majoring in voice performance who shows promise and ability in the field of opera.
For an outstanding graduate student majoring in voice performance who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 Underwood Flute Scholarship Fund
Given to an outstanding flutist.
Given to an outstanding flutist.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 50th Anniversary of SIUC Aviation Flight & Management Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs who has a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those involved in...
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies 50th Anniversary of SIUC Aviation Technology Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs who has a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those involved in...
Awarded to a junior or senior enrolled in one of the Aviation programs...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Abbass Annual Award in Anthropology Fund
To be used by graduate students in anthropology to assist in defraying expenses for M.A. theses or PH.D. dissertations. The recipient shall be an...
To be used by graduate students in anthropology to assist in defraying...
  • 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 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies each semester Active Duty Military Spouse Scholarship - Summer
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies each semester
Ended
varies Advanced Technical Studies Scholarship
Awarded to an enrolled student majoring in Technical Resource Management.
Awarded to an enrolled student majoring in Technical Resource Management.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
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
Varies Albert and Leyla D. Somit Honors Program Scholarship
1. Recipients must be enrolled in the SIU Honors Program. 2. Applicants should submit a brief essay, a current resume or curriculum vitae, and...
1. Recipients must be enrolled in the SIU Honors Program. 2. Applicants...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ameren Corporation Freeman Trailblazer Scholarship
The scholarship is to be provided to a second year female, or student who identifies as female, minority Law student with a demonstrated commitment...
The scholarship is to be provided to a second year female, or student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 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: Ended
  • Award: $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 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 Archibald McLeod Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Full tuition
Ended
Varies Arthur T. Ross Automotive Scholarship
Awarded to full time students enrolled in Automotive Technology. Applicants must submit 3 letters of recommendation and a statement discussing...
Awarded to full time students enrolled in Automotive Technology....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Automotive Parts and Services Association of Illinois Ralph Silverman Memorial
Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Automotive Technology program who is a legal resident of Illinois. Preference will be given to a...
Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Automotive Technology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Aviation Internship Scholarship
Awarded to a junior with an overall GPA of 3.0 (with 56 hours earned and at least 2 semesters at SIU) majoring in Aviation Flight or Aviation...
Awarded to a junior with an overall GPA of 3.0 (with 56 hours earned and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Aviation Management and Flight New Student Scholarship
Awarded to a new student or transfer student with a 3.0 high school or transfer GPA, who has a clearly stated interest in an aviation flight or...
Awarded to a new student or transfer student with a 3.0 high school or...
  • 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
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
Typically $1,000 Beatrice and Bayard Scotland Scholarship
Awarded to a female student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Awarded to a female student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Typically $1,000
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
Varies Bessie Engram Community Service Award
Bessie Engram Community Service Award Fund shall be given to a law student who: a) has volunteered the most time to helping local citizens in...
Bessie Engram Community Service Award Fund shall be given to a law...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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