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
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
Best Essay Services Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 February 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Local Realty Service Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,500 February 17, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Self-Publishing School Creative Writing Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $1,000 February 21, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Sentient Furniture Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 February 28, 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
Drunk Driving Prevention Scholarship Any

Minimum 2.5 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 internship   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
Pritchard Injury Firm Scholarship Any     $500 April 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
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       $2,500 April 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Chester Entrepreneur Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or Graduate $2,500 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
Aero Auto Glass Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Points Promo Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Masculine Development Fitness Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
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
Under the Open Sky Scholarship Any     $950 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship Any Minimum 2.0 GPA   $2,500 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
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
Jared Jeffrey Davis Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
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
Cottrell Law Office Distracted Driving Scholarship Any     $1,500 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Patrick Henry Maddren Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Ted & Stacey's Scholarship for Brilliant Business Students Business Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay/Transcripts
Future Educator Scholarship Education     $1,000 August 6, 2020 Website Link Essay/Transcripts
Chester Entrepreneur Scholarship Any     $2,500 September 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Coupon Bird Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 10, 2020 Website Link YouTube Video
Ben Crane Scholarship Any     $500 October 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Approval Studio Scholarship Any Minimum 3.25GPA   $1,000 November 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Future Leaders Scholarship Any     $2,000 December 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Brightech Magnifying Creativity Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship STEM-related     $500 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Art Graphic Design ,  Visual Communication  and  Creative Advertising course