Scholarship Office


Private Scholarships

The WIU Scholarship Office receives information regarding private scholarships. While we have taken every effort to post reputable scholarship providers, it is your responsibility to make an informed decision whether or not to apply.

Scholarship Major GPA, ACT, etc Other requirements $ Awarded each year Deadline to apply Apply to:/Contact Comments
Nursing scholarships           Website Link  
MBA Scholarships           Website Link  
Women's Scholarships           Website Link  
Military Veteran Scholarships           Website Link  
LGBTQ Scholarships           Website Link  
Minority Scholarships           Website Link  
Institute for Humane Studies     Graduate level Varies Varies Website Link  
The Company Corporation's Quarterly Business Plan Contest Any   At least 18 years of age $1,000 Quarterly Website Link Submit a business plan
Study Abroad Scholarships Any         Website Link  
Rotary Peace Fellowship Program           Website Link  
Navy Health Professions Scholarships Health Professions         Matt Birchall
Chief Hospital Corpsman
Navy Health Professions
(816) 501-6247
Active duty commitment required
Air Force Health Professions Scholarships Health Professions        

Christopher Holt

(618) 610-0817

Active duty commitment required
RNtoBSN Scholarships Nursing       Varies Website Link  
AfterCollege Succurro Minimum 2.5 GPA       Multiple deadlines Website Link  
TG's Milton G. Wright Scholarship Drawing Any   Undergraduate level $500 Awarded Monthly Website Link Cannot be a TG employee
Comparecards.com Scholarship Any     $2,500 Awarded Monthly Website Link  
Student Fitness Scholarship Any     $1,000   Website Link  
Advocacy Training for Interns Program Law   Interest in helping others $1,000   Website Link  
NEWH Scholarships Hospitality Varies Varies Varies   Website Link  
anyoption Scholarship Any   Less than 25 years of age $500   Website Link Essay
OnlineJobApplications.com Scholarship Any     $500   Website Link Essay
Cointame Scholarship Any     $1,200 November 25, 2018 Website Link Essay
Aaron Boria Scholarship Law   Interest in law $500 November 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
DustBuster Reviews Scholarship Engineering, Healthcare Or Related Graduate Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 November 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
ClickItTicket Scholarship Any     $500 December 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Eskew Law Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Child of convicted felon $1,500 December 3, 2018 Website Link Essay
Justice Seekers Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 10, 2018 Website Link Essay
Boston Personal Injury Scholarship Any     $500 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
The Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship Any     $1,500 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Homedust Scholarship Any     $3,000 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Hartford Technology Rental Company IT Scholarship Information Technology or related field Minimum 3.0 GPA Current junior or senior $1,000 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Our Home Love Scholarship Any     $1,500 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
AvaCare Medical Scholarship Medical field Minimum 3.0 GPA Pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc.   December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay, Video, or Image
Future of Healthcare Communications Scholarship       Varies December 20, 2018 Website Link Video
The Best Gaming Monitor Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Available to graduate and undergraduate students $1,000 December 28, 2018 Website Link Essay
10Unbiased Scholarship Any   Studying Technology, Communication, Business, Marketing, Finance $500 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Upgraded Points Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
JSA Digital Marketing Scholarship Any   Available to graduate and undergraduate students $1,000 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Students Affected by Cancer Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Current/former cancer patient, or have stood by a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer. $1,000 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Upgraded Points Student Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Healthcare or life sciences Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship Any Minimum 2.0 GPA   $2,500 January 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Business Scholarship Any     $1,000 January 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Clunker Junker Scholarship Pursuing a degree or certification in an automotive technology field such as engineering, mechanics, design, or auto body   Girls who are interested in careers in automotive technology (mechanics, auto body, engineers, etc) $1,000 January 3, 2019 Website Link Essay
StapleSearch Scholarship  Any     $1,000 January 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
KNR Don't Text and Drive Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $5,000 March 31, 2019 Website Link Essay/Letter of Recommendation/Transcripts
HelloMD Scholaship Any     $500 April 23, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Steers and Associates Aspiring Attorney Scholarship Law     $1,000 May 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Catdi Printing Scholarship Design Field w/ minor in business     $500 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Lotus Boutique Scholarship Any     $500 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Alarm Systems Calgary Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Berkley Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 June 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Rising Stars Interior Design Scholarship Design-Related Field Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Sure Oak Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Responsify Empowering Others Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 5, 2019 Website Link Essay