Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Saluki Scholarship Portal!


Incoming 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


Deadline extended to April 1 due to delay in FAFSA
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 12 and most have a April 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 April 1*
Deadline extended to April 1 this year due to delay in FAFSA

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
$1,000 Troy W. & Richadene Edwards Education Scholarship
Scholarship for a junior or senior in the teacher education program in...
Deadline06/21/2024
Varies Fornear Family Scholarship
The Fornear Family Scholarship was established by members of the Fornear...
Deadline07/01/2024
Varies Lida Lisenby Taylor Future Educator Scholarship
Lida Lisenby Taylor was a lifelong resident of Tamaroa, Illinois. She...
Deadline07/01/2024
Varies W. Russell Withers Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for a masters student in Organizational Learning,...
Deadline07/01/2024
Varies Arthur and Sammye Aikman Educational Council of 100 Prospective Teacher Scholarship
Scholarship for a student in the Teacher Education Program in the...
Ended
Varies Audrey Tomera Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students in curriculum and instruction.
Ended
Varies Banes School of Education Scholarship
Scholarship for a student in the School of Education.
Ended
Varies Bernice Newton Gore Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education
Scholarship for a student from Marion, IL, majoring in education.
Ended
Varies Bettye and Gene Lauderdale Scholarship
Preference will be given to a graduate of Pope County or Meridian High...
Ended
Up to $350 Bill G. and Marjorie Allen Scholarship
Preference shall be given to an undergraduate student majoring in Music...
Ended
Varies Bryan-Peak Endowed Scholarship
1. Recipient must be enrolled in an Education-related major or have been...
Ended
Varies Business and Professional Women's (BPW) Organization of Carbondale Scholarship (WED)
The Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Carbondale...
Ended
Varies College of Education Alumni Scholarship
Awarded to an applicant who is currently majoring in the School of...
Ended
Varies Cummings Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students in elementary education,...
Ended
Varies David D. L’Angelle, Ph.D. Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for a non-traditional student or second-career student (ie....
Ended
Varies Delyte W. Morris Scholarship - School of Education
Must be a graduating senior in the School of Education who displays high...
Ended
Varies Donald E. Starzyk Family Scholarship
Scholarship for a student in the Teacher Education Program (TEP) who...
Ended
Varies Donald Ray and Charlene Yandell Family Scholarship
Recipients will meet the following criteria: a. An undergraduate or...
Ended
Up to $500 Dormalee Lindberg Scholarship
Scholarship for students in the SIU Teacher Education Program, with a...
Ended
Varies Dorothy J. Ramp Endowed Scholarship for Elementary Education
The Dorothy J. Ramp Endowed Scholarship for Elementary Education will be...
Ended
Varies Dr. Cleveland and Mrs. Yvonne Hammonds Scholarship
Dr. Cleveland Hammonds Jr. was born in Rayville, Louisiana. At a young...
Ended
Varies Dr. Cynthia Howard Sims Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship
Scholarship for an undergraduate student in the School of...
Ended
Varies Dr. Patricia Dey Cuendet Scholarship
Dr. Patricia Dey Cuendet Scholarship Fund will be open to all applicants...
Ended
Varies E. Lyle and Nedean Golliher Sparks Special Education Scholarship
E. Lyle Sparks was a pioneer in the development and delivery of services...
Ended
Varies Educational Administration and Foundations Emeritus Faculty Scholarship
*Scholarship for students in the School of Education.
Ended
Varies Elementary Education Student Organization (EESO) Scholarship
The recipient must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program (TEP),...
Ended
Up to $1,900 Elizabeth Portz Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the College of Education and Human Services who...
Ended
Varies Elmer J. and Grace C. Clark Doctoral Scholar Award
Scholarship for a doctoral student in the School of Education.
Ended
Varies Evelyn Patton Fuller Scholarship
Scholarships for students in the School of Education, who are...
Ended
Varies Gladys Kelly Smith Education Scholarship
Scholarship for an undergraduate working toward a teaching degree in...
Ended
Varies Glenn Abe Martin Student Award
The families of Glenn “Abe” Martin’s two children established this Award...
Ended
Varies Hazel Loucks Scholarship
The Hazel Loucks Scholarship will be open to all applicants with the...
Ended
Varies Heritage Scholarship
Scholarship for a graduate student in Educational Administration with...
Ended
Varies J. Murray and Myrtle F. Lee Scholarship
Awarded to a Ph.D. student within the School of Education. Preference...
Ended
Varies James D. and Nancy L. Quisenberry Scholarship
The James D. and Nancy L. Quisenberry Scholarship was established by...
Ended
Varies John Ficks and Judy Albert Ficks Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for students in the School of Education with a minimum...
Ended
Varies Laura M. and Paladugu V. Rao Scholarship in the School of Education
Scholarship for a full-time student in the School of...
Ended
Varies Leo J. Brown Teacher Education Scholarship
Scholarship for a junior or senior in the Teacher Education Program...
Ended
Varies Lita Hindman Luebbers Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in Education.
Ended
Varies Lynnette C. Wolff Scholarship
*Scholarship for an undergraduate student in the College of Education...
Ended
Varies Marcia Peitzmeier Anderson Workforce Education and Development Award
Scholarship recipient must be a student in the Workforce Education and...
Ended
Varies Marilyn A. Black Scholarship in Elementary Education
*Scholarship for a student majoring in Elementary Education *Recipient...
Ended
Varies Marita A. Weaver Scholarship
Proud graduate of SIU Carbondale and accomplished teacher and mentor,...
Ended
Varies Mary Nola Carter Award
Scholarship for a students in the School of Education teacher ed...
Ended
Varies Melinda and Pete LaBarre Elementary Education Scholarship
Scholarship for an elementary education major with demonstrated...
Ended
Varies Michael G. Sutherland Scholarship
*Scholarship for a student majoring in Education *Recipient who is from...
Ended
Varies Michael J. Foss Scholarship for Workforce Education
*Scholarship for an incoming transfer student from a community college...
Ended
Varies Miryam Assaf-Keller, Ph.D. Scholarship
Scholarship for a bilingual student majoring in Early Childhood...
Ended
$1,500 or more Mitchel and Carol Livingston Scholarship
Scholarship for a School of Education undergraduate student admitted...
Ended
Varies Moore-Menendez Scholarship
Scholarship for student in the School of Education.
Ended