Scholarships

 

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
SDL365 Achievers Scholarship Any Minimum 2.8 GPA Enrolled in a college, graduate, or professional program $500 Quarterly Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
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

LendUp Opportunity Scholarship

Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 Quarterly

Website Link

Essay
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  
EDU Birdie Scholarships for African American Students Various     Varies Varies Website Link Varies
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
Speech Pathology Master's Program Scholarships Speech Pathology and Audiology Varies Graduate Varies Varies Website Link  
Access Scholarship Any     $1,000 Varies Website Link Application
OutdoorStack Scholarship Any     $1,500 April 15, 2021 Website Link Essay
CouponBirds Scholarship Any     Up to $1,200  April 17, 2021 Website Link YouTube Video
Shinesty Work Hard Play Hard Scholarships
Any
Minimum  / Maximum 3.25 GPA
Undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D $2,500 April 30, 2021 Website Link Essay or Video
Marc Ravenscroft Scholarship Any     $1,000 May 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 May 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Custom Envy Scholarship Any   Undergraduate $1,000 May 5, 2021 Website Link Essay
Basement Systems Scholarship Business, Meteorology, Construction Management, Finance, Accounting     $2,500 May 7, 2021 Website Link Essay or Video
Women in Data Science Scholarship
Science related field   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 May 8, 2021 Website Link Essay
Diversity in Data Science Scholarship
Science related field   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 May 8, 2021 Website Link Essay
Impact Scholarship for Black Students
Any     $2,550 May 11, 2021 Website Link Essay
Home Heavenz Clean Environment Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 May 15, 2021 Website Link Essay
iVisa Scholarship
Any Minimum 2.5 GPA Undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D $1,500 May 20, 2021 Website Link Essay
Fudge Scholarship
Any     $2,000 May 21, 2021 Website Link Essay
Cat Pet Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 May 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Pigeonly Social Justice Reform Scholarship
LEJA, Social Work, Sociology, Pre-law     $2,500 May 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Yarkoweb Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 May 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Neurogan Scholarship
Any     $1,000 June 1, 2021 Website Link Application
Brown Trial Firm Scholarship
Any     $1,000 June 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
4 Corner Resources Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 15, 2021 Website Link Essay
Sixth City Marketing Scholarship
Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,500 June 15, 2021 Website Link Essay
Mandour & Associates Scholarship
Any     $2,500 June 15, 2021 Website Link Essay
Habbas Law Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 15, 2021 Website Link Essay
Clean Up Experts Scholarship
Any     $1,600 or $3,200 June 20, 2021 Website Link Essay
CFF Foundation Scholarship
Any     $1,500 June 30, 2021 Website Link Essay
HomeKitchenry Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,500 June 30, 2021 Website Link Essay
Earnest Scholarship
Any     $5,000 June 30, 2021 Website Link Application
Fleming College Scholarship
Any   Undergraduate $1,000 June 30, 2021 Website Link Essay or Video
Personal Finance Scholarship
  Minimum 2.0 GPA Undergraduate $1,000 July 1, 2021 Website Link/ Essay
General Education Scholarship
Any     $1,000 July 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship
Any     $500 July 1, 2021 Website Link Application
AED.US Scholarship
Any     $1,500 July 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Virginia Vein Care Scholarship
Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $500 July 7, 2021 Website Link Essay
Wells Call Scholarship
Any     $1,500 July 14, 2021 Website Link Essay
Stanger Stanfield Law Scholarship
Pre-law   Undergraduate $1,000 July 16, 2021 Website Link Video
BWH Scholarship
Any     $1,000 July 16, 2021 Website Link Essay
Jerome O. Fjeld Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 July 29, 2021 Website Link Essay
Annual Wellness Scholarship
Any   Undergraduate or graduate $500 July 30, 2021 Website Link Essay
Drunk Driving Prevention Scholarship
Any   Undergraduate $1,500 July 30, 2021 Website Link Essay
Ulistic Scholarship
Any     $2,500  July 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
VanEd Cares Scholarship
Any     $1,000 July 31, 2021 Website Link Application
Eskew Law Scholarship
Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,500 July 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
Health or fitness-related majors   Undergraduate or graduate

$1,500 August 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Zimmerman Law Scholarship
Any     $1,500 August 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Young Wooldridge Personal History Scholarship
Any   Undergraduate $1,000 August 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Apriorit Computer Science Scholarship
Computer Science Minimum 3.0 GPA; 27 ACT; 1350/1600 SAT   $1,000 August 1, 2021 Website Link Essays
Finale Inventory Scholarship
Supply Chain Management Minimum 3.0 GPA   $3,000  September 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Integra Sources Scholarship
Computer Science, Engineering     $1,000 September 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Jones T-Shirts Scholarship
Any     $1,000 September 10, 2021 Website Link Essay
Education Connection Military Scholarship
Any     $1,000 September 30, 2021 Website Link Essay
NuView Treatment Center Scholarship
Any     $1,000 September 30, 2021 Website Link Essay
Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship
Technology     $500 October 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Future Business Leaders Scholarship
Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,500 October 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship
Any   Undergraduate $1,000 October 3, 2021 Website Link Web Design
Sober Living Scholarship
Any     $1,000 October 25, 2021 Website Link Essay
Psomagen Scholarship
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math     $2,000 December 1, 2021 Website Link Essay or Video
Avalaunch Media Scholarship
Any     $1,000 December 1, 2021 Website Link Essay or Video
Patient Care Medical
Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 December 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Artsybucket Scholarship
Any     $750 December 15, 2021 Website Link Photograph
Pawzandpets Scholarship Animal science, zoology, biology, pre-vet Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 December 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
CouponXDeals Scholarship Any Minimum 3.2 GPA   $3,000 December 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
SI Yachts Positive Values Scholarship Any     $2,000 December 31, 2021 Website Link Essay

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