Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Saluki Scholarship Portal!


Below, you will find a listing of college, school, departmental and alumni association scholarship opportunities available to students with information about the applications, deadlines, eligibility criteria, award amounts, donors, and more. Both new incoming and continuing students are eligible to apply here and encouraged to reapply every year. To apply, please Sign In at the upper right-hand corner, sign in with your Network ID. and complete the brief General Application. Based on your answers in the General Application, you may be directed to fill out supplemental applications tied to your college, school or major and more specific applications for scholarships for which you are eligible.

Incoming Students


As an incoming student, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you receive notification of acceptance from Undergraduate Admissions or the Graduate School and have followed the steps to claim your Network ID.
Applications for incoming students open September 6 and most have a February 1 deadline, so submit your application(s) as soon as you are admitted to SIU! Students are considered for awards on criteria that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for scholarships, please use these saved searches.

Continuing Students


Each Fall, please submit a new General Application, along with other supplemental applications for your college, school, major and others for which you are eligible to complete.
To be considered for the most academic college, departmental and alumni scholarship opportunities, your General Scholarship Application and all conditional applications should be submitted by February 1.

If you have questions, please contact the Academic Scholarship Office at 618-453-4628 or by email at scholarships@siu.edu.
If you have your Network ID, but are having trouble with sign in, please contact SalukiTech at 618-453-5155.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies Abbass Annual Award in Anthropology Fund
To be used by graduate students in anthropology to assist in defraying...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Ancient Legacies Scholarship
Scholarship will be open to applicants who have enrolled or students...
Deadline02/01/2023
varies Anne Fletcher and Scott R. Irelan Theater Department Graduate Travel Endowment
Award is to cover travel expenses for a graduate theater student...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Anne West English Scholarship Fund
Scholarships shall be awarded to needy students of high scholastic...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Anthropology Undergraduate Scholarship
Awarded to a senior-level student, in good standing, studying anthropology.
Deadline02/01/2023
varies Archibald McLeod Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Theater.
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Betty and John McDaniels Scholarship Fund
Recipients shall be undergraduate students majoring in English at...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Betty Fladeland Award
Recipient must have a major or minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Bradley Alexander Study Abroad Gift Fund
Awarded to a Foreign Language and International Trade (FLIT) major,...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Camille Hickman Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in memory of Camille Joan Hickman, a...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Carol B. Christensen Undergraduate Global Government Award
Recipient must be an undergraduate with junior standing or higher,...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Carolyn Forman Moe Playwriting Scholarship Fund
Four scholarships will be given for: Best Long Play, Best Short Play,...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Charles C. Hines Memorial Scholarship
This fund is established by Jane and Ralph E. Becker in memory of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Christian H. Moe Playwriting Awards Fund
The Christian Moe Award for Excellence in Playwriting is awarded for the...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Christopher Cripps Foreign Language Award Fund
Scholarship for a senior majoring in a foreign language and graduating...
Deadline02/01/2023
varies College of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts.
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Collins Family Saluki Scholarship Fund
The student must be a declared major in the College of Liberal Arts...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Communication Studies Scholarship
Scholarship for a student with a Communication Studies major OR...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Daisy Powell Memorial Scholarship Award
Students who receive these awards must have a minimum grade point...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies David L. Briscoe Book Scholarship for Graduate Students in the Department of Sociology
The David L. Briscoe Book Scholarship for Graduate Students in the...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Deb Morrow Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to a female student with involvement with women’s issues or...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Delyte W. Morris Scholarship - Liberal Arts
Must be a graduating senior in the College of Liberal Arts who displays...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Department of Linguistics - Best Research Project Award
Recipient will be chosen from research project completions in the...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Department of Linguistics - DeSaussue Award
The DeSaussure Award is for best linguistics student below senior status.
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Department of Linguistics - Linguistics Alumni Award
The Linguistics Alumni Award is for best linguistics student with senior...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Dr. Albert J. Weitz Scholarship
Recipient must be a communication studies major with demonstrated...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Dr. James A. Diefenbeck Scholarship in Philosophy
Student must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring...
Deadline02/01/2023
$750 Dr. Jose Najar Scholarship
The recipient of the Dr. Najar Scholarship shall demonstrate financial...
Deadline02/01/2023
$500 Dr. Robert B. Partlow, Jr., Memorial Scholarship Fund
Preference shall be given to a student who is a graduate student in the...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Dr. Willie Pearson, Jr. Academic Excellence in Sociology Award
The Dr. Willie Pearson, Jr. Academic Excellence in Sociology Award is...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Elizabeth Eames Women's Studies Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to a masters or PhD student(s) for the preparation of a masters...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Elizabeth Lance Toth Public Relations Student Award
The Elizabeth Lance Toth Award in Public Relations will be granted to an...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Excellence in Anthropology Awards
Various Excellence in Anthropology awards, determined annually by...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Frank L. Klingberg Youth World Scholarship
Scholarship for a political science major with a minimum overall GPA...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Gwendolyn Conrad and Isaac Parsons Brackett Memorial Scholarship Fund
Gwendolyn Conrad Brackett taught French classes at SIU and its...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies H. B. Jacobini Memorial Scholarship
In order to qualify for this competitive scholarship, a student must...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is to encourage and preserve...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Ira Aldridge Scholarship
This scholarship will be granted to an undergraduate or graduate student...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies J. Mark Wehrle Dissertation Scholarship in Sociology
The J. Mark Wehrle Dissertation Scholarship in Sociology is awarded...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 James and Mary LaCharite Scholarship
Recipient must be an undergraduate with a declared major in the College...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies James Benziger Scholarship
For a student entering their junior or senior year with a major in...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies James L. Moody Excellence in Lighting Design Award Fund
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 James R. and Joan Lisante Hood Scholarship in Creative Nonfiction
1. Recipient must be an undergraduate English major or graduate student...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Janice Jacobs Scholarship in Foreign Language
Recipient must be an undergraduate student in the Department of...
Deadline02/01/2023
$5,000 Jerome M. Mileur Scholarship
The Jerome M. Mileur Scholarship will be open to incoming freshmen...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Joel Maring Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships for undergraduates in anthropology with a minimum...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies John and Marsha Ryan Achievement in English Award
Recipient will be an advancing first-year student who has declared...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies John Leason Scholarship Fund
Recipient must be a junior or senior, majoring in History...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies John S. and Nancy Jackson Scholarship
The student(s) awarded this scholarship shall have demonstrated...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 John T. Warren Memorial Scholarship Fund
Students must be undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a major or...
Deadline02/01/2023