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
$0.00 Arthur and Sammye Aikman Educational Council of 100 Scholarship
Prospective Teacher Scholarship – a) Has been admitted to the Teacher...
Deadline02/01/2023
varies Arthur M. Horne Student Award
Award will be given to a student actively enrolled in Master’s, Ed.S, or...
Deadline02/01/2023
typically $1,500 Audrey Tomera Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate science education student during Spring Semester...
Deadline02/01/2023
typically $1500 Banes College of Education and Human Services Scholarship
Preference shall be given to an Education major who will pursue a career...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $1400 Beggs Family Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in the School of Education...
Deadline02/01/2023
typically $1500 Bernice Newton Gore Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) is from Marion, Illinois...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $1000 Bettye and Gene Lauderdale Scholarship
Preference will be given to a graduate of Pope County or Meridian High...
Deadline02/01/2023
Up to $350 Bill G. and Marjorie Allen Scholarship
Preference shall be given to an undergraduate student majoring in Music...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Bryan-Peak Endowed Scholarship
1. Recipient must be enrolled in an Education-related major or have been...
Deadline02/01/2023
varies Business and Professional Women's (BPW) Organization of Carbondale Scholarship (WED)
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 College of Education African American Award
Awarded to an applicant who is currently majoring in the College of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies College of Education Alumni Scholarship
Awarded to an applicant who is currently majoring in the School of...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $2000 College of Education and Human Services Undergraduate Scholarship
Awarded to an applicant who is an undergraduate that has declared a...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies College of Education Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the School of Education.
Deadline02/01/2023
typically 2,000 Cummings Scholarship
Preference shall be given to a student who: a) Demonstrates high...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Delyte W. Morris Scholarship - School of Education
Must be a graduating senior in the School of Education who displays high...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $5500 Donald E. Starzyk Family Scholarship
Awarded to an applicant who is an undergraduate or graduate student...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Donald Ray and Charlene Yandell Family Scholarship
Recipients will meet the following criteria: a. An undergraduate or...
Deadline02/01/2023
Up to $500 Dormalee Lindberg Scholarship
Scholarship for students in the SIU Teacher Education Program, with a...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Dorothy J. Ramp Endowed Scholarship for Elementary Education
The Dorothy J. Ramp Endowed Scholarship for Elementary Education will be...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $1500 Dr. Cleveland and Mrs. Yvonne Hammonds Scholarship
Open to all applicants with the following qualifications: Must be an...
Deadline02/01/2023
$750 Dr. Cynthia Howard Sims Diversity and Inclusion Fund
1. Recipient must be an undergraduate student in the School of...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Dr. Patricia Dey Cuendet Scholarship
Dr. Patricia Dey Cuendet Scholarship Fund will be open to all applicants...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 E. Lyle and Nedean Golliher Sparks Special Education Scholarship
Awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Special Education. ...
Deadline02/01/2023
Up to $900 Elementary Education Student Organization (EESO) Scholarship
The recipient must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program (TEP),...
Deadline02/01/2023
Up to $1900 Elizabeth Portz Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the College of Education and Human Services who...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $5000 Elmer J. and Grace C. Clark Doctoral Scholar Award
Awarded to a doctoral student in the College of Education and Human...
Deadline02/01/2023
typically $2000 Evelyn Patton Fuller Scholarship
Applicants must be a College of Education student and a graduate of...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $7500 Fornear Family Scholarship
The annual scholarship will give first preference to the College of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Francis Jack Kelly Scholarship Fund
The Francis Kelly Scholarship has been designated to support graduate...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Frank Cluck, Sr. Technology Education Scholarship
The Frank Cluck, Sr. Technology Education Scholarship offers an award to...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $1750 George D. & Edith Wham Education Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the College of Education and Human Services...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $1100 Gladys Kelly Smith Education Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student working toward a...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Glenn Abe Martin Student Award
Awarded during the second semester of the student’s senior year. ...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Hazel Loucks Scholarship
The Hazel Loucks Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Heritage Scholarship
Annual scholarship(s) with preference to a student who: is a graduate...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 J. Murray and Myrtle F. Lee Scholarship
Awarded to a Ph.D. student within the School of Education. Preference...
Deadline02/01/2023
Up to $1000 James D. and Nancy L. Quisenberry Scholarship
The recipient must be a PhD student in Curriculum and Instruction. The...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 John Ficks and Judy Albert Ficks Endowed Scholarship
Recipient must be enrolled in the School of Education. Recipient must...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Julius A. and Norma H. Johnson Scholarship
The Julius A. and Norma H. Johnson Award is given in even years to a...
Deadline02/01/2023
Up to $2000 Leo J. Brown Teacher Education Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior in the Teacher Education Program (TEP) in...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Lida Lisenby Taylor Future Educator Scholarship
Scholarship for a student in the School of Education majoring in...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Lita Hindman Luebbers Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Education.
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Marcia Peitzmeier Anderson Workforce Education and Development Award
Scholarship recipient must be a student in the Workforce Education and...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Marita A. Weaver Scholarship
Proud graduate of SIU Carbondale and accomplished teacher and mentor,...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Mary Nola Carter Award
Scholarship for a students in the School of Education teacher ed program.
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Master of Arts in Teaching Scholarship
Scholarship to be awarded to graduate students in the School of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Melinda and Pete LaBarre Elementary Education Scholarship
Recipient must be an elementary education major. Recipient must...
Deadline02/01/2023
up to $1500 Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship
Awarded to a student who is admitted into the Teacher Education Program...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Mitchel and Carol Livingston Scholarship
Student must be a School of Education undergraduate admitted into the...
Deadline02/01/2023