Scholarships

2020 Fall Legacy Information

  • Split equally between fall and spring semesters
  • Total financial and and scholarships cannot exceed the total cost of attendance for Western Illinois University
  • Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds
  • All renewable scholarships require that you meet federal satisfactory academic progress requirements
  • Students starting in the spring semester will receive equal amounts in the the spring and subsequent fall semesters
  • Award for incoming freshmen who are the child or grandchild of a WIU graduate
  • Renewable for an additional three years of continuous full-time undergraduate study
  • Requires full-time enrollment in undergraduate courses
  • Award for incoming freshmen
  • Resident of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry or Will counties in Illinois
  • Resident of Lake or Porter counties in Indiana
  • Renewable for an additional three years of continuous full-time undergraduate study
  • Requires full-time enrollment in undergraduate courses
  • Award for incoming freshmen who are eligible for a federal Pell grant as determined through FAFSA
  • Renewable for an additional three years of continuous full-time undergraduate study
  • Award for incoming freshmen & transfer students who attend an on campus or virtual visit with Undergraduate Admissions
  • Not renewable
  • Requires full-time enrollment in undergraduate courses
  • Award for incoming freshman towards an on-campus residence hall room
  • Resident of Brown, Fulton, McDonough, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Schuyler or Warren counties in Illinois
  • Not renewable
  • Requires full-time enrollment in undergraduate courses
  • Award for incoming transfer students who have joined the Phi Theta Kappa transfer honors society
  • Not renewable
  • Requires full-time enrollment in undergraduate courses
  • Award for incoming freshmen
  • Resident of Madison, Monroe or St. Clair counties in Illinois
  • Resident of Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Louis county and St. Louis city in Missouri
  • Renewable for an additional three years of continuous full-time undergraduate study
  • Requires full-time enrollment in undergraduate courses
  • Award for incoming transfer students who have earned a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA and have completed 24 or more transferable credit hours
  • Requires registration in 6 semester hours minimum in undergraduate courses
  • Renewable for an additional three years of continuous full-time undergraduate study
  • Spring 2020 & prior renewal criteria posted online here