Roland Burris Scholarship

The Honorable Roland W. Burris has established this fund to assist students who face a financial emergency during their enrollment at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

  • Applicants must apply through the Office of Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by submitting a statement of 250 typed words or less explaining their emergency situation.
  • Recipients must be registered as full-time students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and must be in good academic standing.
  • Recipients must be from the Chicagoland area or from Southern Illinois (south of I-70).

Senator Roland W. Burris
Area of Interest
Office of Vice Chancellor for Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion