Scholarship Office

Scholarship Office

2017 Freshman Class standing in the shape of the letters WIU on the football field

Expanding opportunities for Western students is directly related to the support the University receives through increased philanthropic investment in the Higher Values in Higher Education strategic plan. Scholarships at Western Illinois University have opened many enriching and supportive avenues for students pursuing college degrees. The WIU Foundation’s Scholarship Program represents a strong tradition of helping WIU students, and is continually growing, with new scholarships established every year.


Western Commitment Scholarships

WIU wants to reward you for your academic ability in high school by offering 4-year scholarships towards the cost of attendance. New freshmen who submit all application materials for admission are automatically considered!

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