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
Coupon Pyramid Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 10, 2020 Website Link Essay or YouTube Video
Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Adam Williams Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Tourism N Travel Scholarship Any

Minimum 3.5 GPA

  $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
StrapsCo Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Fitness China Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or graduate $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Sarm Guide Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Lux Rehabs Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Dynamics Digital Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Perth Locksmith WA Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Grad Coach Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or graduate $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
ContraxAware Any     $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Mercer Mettl Emerging Leaders Scholarship Any Minimum 3.5 GPA   $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
SunTec Auto Glass Award Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $1,500 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Mega Car Removal Sydney Scholarship Any     $1,500 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
HomeClean Miami Future Leaders Scholarship Any     $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link YouTube Video
SFVBA ARS Law School Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2020  Website Link Essay
Sach's Marketing Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Pickup World Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Get Best Sewing Machine Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,500 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Scooter Guide Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Legit Essay Writing Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Rowlen Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Cancer Awareness Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Fob James Law Firm Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Future Leaders Scholarship Any     $2,000 December 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Medical Billing Service Health and Technology Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Bosterbio Scholarship Biology Minimum 3.6 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Akkadian Labs Information Technology Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Ally Digital Media Any     $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Brightech Magnifying Creativity Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Pirate Bay Scholarship Any   Undergraduate and graduate $2,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Elegant Touch Catering Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship STEM-related     $500 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Dropshippinglite Scholarship Any   Undergraduate, graduate, or law school students Varies December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Ally Scholarship  Any     $750 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Penguin CBD Scholarship Healthcare related field Minimum 2.0 GPA   $1,500 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Denver Car Accident Lawyer Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
R3 Stem Cell Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $1,500 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $5,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Vocational Training HQ Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate (can be part-time) or graduate Up to $1,500 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Zilculator Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
RMV Lawyer Driving Safety Scholarship Any     $1,000 January 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Ring Savvy Scholarship Business Minimum 2.75 GPA   $1,000 January 5, 2021 Website Link Essay
Fisher Investments Invest in Your Future Scholarship Business, Law, Finance, Economics, Accounting Minimum 3.0 GPA   $5,000 January 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Eskew Law's Children of Convicted Felons Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,500 January 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
CCIS Future Contractor Scholarship Construction Management     $750 January 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Jet Future Scholarship Any     $750 January 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
SimpleTexting Scholarship Any   Undergraduate $1,000 February 5, 2021 Website Link Essay
Elite Lawyer Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate and graduate $500 February 14, 2021 Website Link Essay or Video
Kenneth Zegar Scholarship Any     $1,000 March 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Patrick Maddren Scholarship Any     $1,000 March 1, 2021 Website Link Application and YouTube Video
Benjamin Gordon Scholarship Any (preference to supply chain management)     $1,000 March 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Veterinary Naturals Scholarship Pre-Veterinary Medicine Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 March 30, 2021 Website Link Essay
EStudentLoans Scholarship Any   Undergraduate (can be part-time) $1,000 March 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
CouponXoo Scholarship Any     $2,000 March 31, 2021 Website Link Essay or Video
Attorney Marketing Network Technology Scholarship Science, math, computer science, and engineering Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate $1,000 March 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Stressays Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 31, 2021 Website Link Essay
Zumper Scholarship Any     $1,000 April 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
Dennis Begos Scholarship Any   Undergraduate $1,000 April 1, 2021 Website Link Essay
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

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

iVisa Scholarship

Any Minimum 2.5 GPA Undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D $1,500 May 20, 2021 Website Link Essay

Cat Pet Scholarship

Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 May 31, 2021 Website Link Essay

Neurogan Scholarship

Any     $1,000 June 1, 2021 Website Link Application

4 Corner Resources Scholarship

Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 15, 2021 Website Link Essay

Sixth City Marketing

Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,500 June 15, 2021 Website Link Essay

General Education Scholarship

Any     $1,000 July 1, 2021 Website Link Essay

Virginia Vein Care Scholarship

Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $500 July 7, 2021 Website Link Essay

Annual Wellness Scholarship

Any   Undergraduate or graduate $500 July 30, 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

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