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
Sixt Scholars Program Any     $5,000 November 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Skoolville's Scholarship for Exemplary International Students Any Minimum 3.4 GPA Full-time international student $1,000 December 1, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
Ashoori Law Scholarship  Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 December 1, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcript
FortZed Scholarship Any     $2,500 December 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Happy Valley Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Criminal Justice Essay Contest Scholarship Any     Varies December 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Rosenfeld Single Mother Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 5, 2019 Website Link Essay
Marketing & Branding Scholarship Any     $1,500 December 13, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
CryptoPotato Scholarship Any   Must be enrolled in an economics or computer science course $1,400 December 15,2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans Any   Must be a military veteran, accepted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship Any   Affected by car accident $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship Any   Documented diagnosis of brain injury $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
General Marketing Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Scooters 'n Chairs Fall Scholarship Any      $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
HotelPlanner.com Graduate Technology Technology related   Military veteran or veteran's spouse or children $10,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
General Marketing Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Esquire Moving Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $750 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
SunTec Auto Glass Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $1500 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Sharp Rocket SEO Internet Marketing Scholarship Marketing, management, or business related courses     $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay or Video
New York Engineers Engineering Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 16, 2019 Website Link Blog post
Vasilaros Wagner Personal Injury Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Student who has been affected by an accident $500 December 27, 2019 Website Link Essay
Future Leaders Scholarship Any     $2,000 December 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Pet Parents Scholarship Any     $500 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Inquivix Digital Marketing Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Mobility Tech Scholarship Health-related     $500 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Velvetech Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Intoxalock Drunk Driving Scholarship Any     $3,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Video
Natural Regain Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Biology Dictionary Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
National Debt Relief Scholarship STEM related Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Hoth SEO Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
VIP Puppies Scholarship Any     $500 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Tobi Cares Scholarship     Women $3,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Illinois Tour Guide Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Video
My China Interpreter Scholarship Any     $500 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
RevPart STEM Scholarship STEM     $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcript
PhoneBot Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Care for Your Future Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Helix Coffee Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Life Reimagined First-Gen Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
KCCATL Merit Scholarship Pursuing degree in healthcare or engineering field Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Brain Cradle's Technology Scholarship Any     $2,000 January 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Morgan Law Group Legal Scholarship Pre-law Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 January 31, 2020 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment/Proof of residency
CCIS Future Contractor Scholarship Pursuing career as a contractor     $750 January 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Jet Future Business Leaders Scholarship Any     $500 January 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Protoly Leadership Scholarship Any     $1,000 February 1, 2020 Website Link Essay/proof of enrollment
Yonkers Honda Inspiration Scholarship Any     $1,000 February 4, 2020 Website Link Essay
Wolf & Pravato Scholarship Any Minimum 2.8 GPA   $500 February 14, 2020 Website Link Essay
Yellow Web and Mobile App Development Scholarship Art & design program Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 1, 2020 Website Link Test Case
Bright Star Systems Future Technologies Scholarship Any   General interest in technology $1,000 March 15, 2020 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
The Forex Winner Scholarship Any     $1,000 March 20, 2020 Website Link Essay
Modern Castle Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 31, 2020 Website Link Video
Welding Near Your Support Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Ballachy Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Lux Rehabs Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Intelligence Bank Marketing Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Wisepowder Scholarship Any

Minimum 3.0 GPA

  $1,000 March 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Music Authority's Annual Music Lovers Scholarship Any     $1,000 April 1, 2020 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
Internet of Things Scholarship Engineering or computer science or related intership   Undergraduate or graduate $2,000 April 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Thrive Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 April 1, 2020 Website Link Video
Calm Hippo Academic Scholarship Any     $500 April 14, 2020 Website Link Essay
ASMZINE Scholarship Any   Graduate student $350 April 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Home Light Scholarship Architecture, Business, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Economics, Sociology     $1,000 April 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Creative Arts Impact Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 April 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Shinesty Work Hard Play Hard Scholarship       $2500 April 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Basement Systems Integrity Scholarship Business Management, Engineering, Finance, etc.     $2,500 May 8, 2020 Website Link Essay or Video
Big Berkey Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Injury Doctor Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay/Transcript
Annual General Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Cover Guy Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Villarreal Personal Injury Attorney Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
American Pavilion Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
KB Delta Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Distracted Driving Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Sure Oak Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Maverick Doctor Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Travel Photography and Savings Scholarship Any   Open to graduate students $500 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay/Photo
Lose the Agent Scholarship Business, Finance   Undergraduate/Graduate $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link  Essay
Life Coach Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Financial Literacy Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay/Proof of Enrollment
Teaching Guide Online Learning Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Workplace Rights Law Group Scholarship Any     $500 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Coupon Bird Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 10, 2020 Website Link YouTube Video
Future Educator Scholarship Education     $1,000 August 6, 2020 Website Link Essay/Transcripts
Ben Crane Scholarship Any     $500 October 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Future Leaders Scholarship Any     $2,000 December 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
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