Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Saluki Scholarship Portal!


Incoming Spring 2024 or Fall 2024 students must be admitted to SIU and have a claimed Network ID to sign in and apply or you will not be matched to scholarships. Please read instructions below thoroughly.

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 Linguistics Scholarship
Scholarship for students majoring in linguistics.
Varies Anne West English Scholarship
Scholarships shall be awarded to needy students of high scholastic...
Varies Anthropology Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarship for senior studying anthropology.
Varies Betty and John McDaniels Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in English who have...
Varies Betty Fladeland Award
Recipient must have a major or minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality...
Varies Camille Hickman Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Camille Joan Hickman, a...
Varies Carol B. Christensen Undergraduate Global Government Award
Recipient must be an undergraduate with junior standing or higher,...
Varies Carolyn Forman Moe Playwriting Scholarship Fund
Four scholarships will be given for: Best Long Play, Best Short Play,...
Varies Charles C. Hines Memorial Scholarship
The Charles C. Hines Memorial Scholarship was established by Jane and...
Varies Christian H. Moe Playwriting Awards Fund
The Christian Moe Award for Excellence in Playwriting is awarded for the...
varies College of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts.
Varies Collins Family Saluki Scholarship Fund
The student must be a declared major in the College of Liberal Arts...
$0.00 Communication Studies Scholarship
Scholarship for a student with a Communication Studies major OR...
Varies Daisy Powell Memorial Scholarship Award
Students who receive these awards must have a minimum grade point...
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...
Varies David P. Werlich Graduate Scholarship
Scholarship for a graduate student in History with a concentration in...
Varies Deb Morrow Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to a female student with involvement with women’s issues or...
Varies Delyte W. Morris Scholarship - Liberal Arts
Must be a graduating senior in the College of Liberal Arts who displays...
$0.00 Department of Linguistics - Best Research Project Award
Recipient will be chosen from research project completions in the...
$0.00 Department of Linguistics - DeSaussue Award
The DeSaussure Award is for best linguistics student below senior status.
$0.00 Department of Linguistics - Linguistics Alumni Award
The Linguistics Alumni Award is for best linguistics student with senior...
$0.00 Dr. Albert J. Weitz Scholarship
Recipient must be a communication studies major with demonstrated...
Varies Dr. James A. Diefenbeck Scholarship in Philosophy
Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student...
$750 Dr. Jose Najar Scholarship
The recipient of the Dr. Najar Scholarship shall demonstrate financial...
$500 Dr. Robert B. Partlow, Jr., Memorial Scholarship Fund
Preference shall be given to a student who is a graduate student in the...
Varies Dr. Willie Pearson, Jr. Academic Excellence in Sociology Award
The Dr. Willie Pearson, Jr. Academic Excellence in Sociology Award is...
Varies E. Claude Coleman-Plan “A”- James Robert Sanders Scholarship
Scholarship for an English student who has received a grade of B or...
Varies Edward J. O'Day History Research Award
Scholarship for an undergraduate student with an outstanding paper on...
Varies Elizabeth Eames Women's Studies Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to a masters or PhD student(s) for the preparation of a masters...
$0.00 Elizabeth Lance Toth Public Relations Student Award
The Elizabeth Lance Toth Award in Public Relations will be granted to an...
Varies Excellence in Anthropology Awards
Various Excellence in Anthropology awards, determined annually by...
Varies Frank L. Klingberg Youth World Scholarship
Scholarship for a political science major with a minimum overall GPA...
Varies Gwendolyn Conrad and Isaac Parsons Brackett Memorial Scholarship Fund
Gwendolyn Conrad Brackett taught French classes at SIU and its...
Varies H. B. Jacobini Memorial Scholarship
In order to qualify for this competitive scholarship, a student must...
Varies Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German
The Helmut and Mary Liedloff Fund in German is to encourage and preserve...
Varies J. Mark Wehrle Dissertation Scholarship in Sociology
The J. Mark Wehrle Dissertation Scholarship in Sociology is awarded...
$0.00 James and Mary LaCharite Scholarship
Recipient must be an undergraduate with a declared major in the College...
Varies James Benziger Scholarship
The James Benziger Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to honor the...
$0.00 James R. and Joan Lisante Hood Scholarship in Creative Nonfiction
1. Recipient must be an undergraduate English major or graduate student...
$0.00 Janice Jacobs Scholarship in Foreign Language
Recipient must be an undergraduate student in the Department of...
$5,000 Jerome M. Mileur Scholarship
The Jerome M. Mileur Scholarship was established through the future...
Varies John and Marsha Ryan Achievement in English Award
Scholarship for an advancing first-year student who has declared their...
Varies John Leason Scholarship
Scholarship for a student majoring in History or History...
Varies John S. and Nancy Jackson Scholarship
The student(s) awarded this scholarship shall have demonstrated...
$0.00 John T. Warren Memorial Scholarship Fund
Students must be undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a major or...
Varies Julius A. and Norma H. Johnson Scholarship
The Julius A. and Norma H. Johnson Award is given in even years to a...
Varies Kate Burkhart Archaeology Scholarship
The Kate Burkhart Archaeology Scholarship was established by 1938...
varies Kent Haruf Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in...
Varies Kern-Straumanis Graduate Assistantship Fund
The student shall be an incoming or current graduate playwriting student...
Varies Louis and Monica Petroff Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is open to outstanding English and Sociology majors. ...