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
Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship  Any   Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 May 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Babcock Law Firm Any     $1,500 May 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Earnest Scholarship Any     Varies May 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
PlayyOn Scholarship Any     $2,000 May 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Ownage's Make Us Laugh Scholarship Any     $1,000 May 31, 2020 Website Link Video
Truitt Law Offices Scholarship  Any     $1,750 June 5, 2020 Website Link Essay or Video
Innovation Law School Law  Minimum 2.8 GPA Student plans to attend law school Varies June 5, 2020 Website Link Essay/Transcript
Creative Scholarship Company Any     Varies June 5, 2020 Website Link Essay
Aero Auto Glass Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
First-Generation College Student Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $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
Vegas Odds Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Repair Advise Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Dangers of Vaping Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Orlando Super Scholars Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Blass Law Teen Responsibility Scholarship Any     $2,500 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Neal Davis Law Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Ben Crump Law School Scholarship Any     $2,500 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Veterans & Military Family Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, active duty or retired military spouse or parent $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Sixth City Marketing Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,500 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Sevenish Students Against Drinking and Driving Scholarship Any     $2,500 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Has battled leukemia or been affected by it $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
A-Action Pest Control Scholarship Business or business related     $1,000 June 16, 2020 Website Link Essay/Letter of recommendation
Newfangled Networks Any   Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 20, 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
Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship Education-related Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or graduate pursuing career as a pre-school-5th grade teacher $10,000 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Building the Future Scholarship Education-related Minimum 3.0 GPA Low-income or minority undergraduate pursuing a career in early education $5,000 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Akkadian Labs Scholarship Opportunity Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Charles Wagner Memorial Scholarship Engineering     Varies 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
Gainswave Veteran Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Must be a veteran $2,500 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
KB Delta Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Make It Yours 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
George D. Andrews Engineering Scholarship Engineering or science related Minimum 3.25 GPA Incoming freshman $3,000 July 15, 2020 Website Link Essay/Transcript
The Ankin Law Office Academic Scholarship Any     $2,500 July 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Ankin Law Office Military Veteran Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Keller Law Offices Academic Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Keller Law Offices Military Veterans Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
GWC Injury Lawyers Annual Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 July 16, 2020 Website Link Essay/Letter of recommendation
Krzak Rundio Law Group Scholarship Any   First year undergraduate or graduate $1,000 July 17, 2020 Website Link Essay
Go to and Learn Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 July 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Maverick Doctor Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Maxim Smith Social Justice Scholarship Social-justice related studies     $500 July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Best Products Wiki Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
BambooHR Scholarship Any     $5,000 July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Lulus Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 31, 2020 Website Link Survey
Jet Insurances Services Scholarship Business     $750 July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Code Post Scholarship Computer Science or Engineering   Undergraduate or graduate $500 July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Hypetik Scholarship Any     Varies July 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Travel Photography and Savings Scholarship Any   Open to graduate students $500 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay/Photo
Joseph LoPresti and Arlington Capital Management Scholarship  Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
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
SkyPrep Scholarships Business related major   U.S. and International Students $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link  Essay
Gounaris Abboud Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Marcus Joseph Debaise Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link  Essay
Marc Mitchell Ravenscroft Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Drunk Driving Scholarship Any     $1,500 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Global Perspectives Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Dura-Pack Scholarship Any     $3,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Happy Valley Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Ram Duriseti Grant Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Petersen Criminal Defense Law Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Protect Yourself From Cyber Crimes Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Textbook Nova Scholarships Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Starpoint Law Undrgraduate Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Emmanuel, Sheppard, & Condon Distracted Driving Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Future Educator Scholarship Education     $1,000 August 6, 2020 Website Link Essay/Transcripts
National Founder's Undergraduate Business Scholarship Business Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 August 10, 2020 Website Link Cover letter
National Founder's Graduate Business Scholarship Business Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 August 10, 2020 Website Link Cover letter
Holga Direct Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,100 August 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Adley Law Firm College Student Scholarship Any     $500 August 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Home Clean Brighter Future Scholarship Any     $2,500 August 15, 2020 Website Link Video
Big Life Home Loan Group Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 August 21, 2020 Website Link Essay
Greg Baumgartner Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Commerce Bank Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
Jared J. Davis Scholarship Any   Freshman, sophomore, or junior status $1,000 September 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Finale Inventory Scholarship Supply chain management related Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 September 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Boohoff Law Scholarship Any     $3,000 September 1, 2020 Website Link Video
Dura-Pack Scholarship Any     $3,000 September 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
KompareIt Higher Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 September 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Destination Scanner Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 September 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
The May Firm Scholarship Any     $1,000 September 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Glotzer & Lieb's Scholarship Any     $1,000 September 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Creative Biolabs Scholarship Science-related field Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. $1,000 September 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Outdoor Stack Scholarship Any     $1,500 September 18, 2020 Website Link Essay
Chester Entrepreneur Scholarship Any     $2,500 September 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship Any     $2,500 September 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Nested Bean Next Level Scholarship Marketing   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 September 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Responsify Empowering Others Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or graduate $1,000 October 5, 2020 Website Link Essay
Brewer Long Scholarship Any     $1,500 October 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Price it Here Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Coupon Bird Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 10, 2020 Website Link YouTube Video
Young Entrepreneur Any     $500 October 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Extreme Terrain Scholarship Any     $2,500 October 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
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
Pacific Medical Training Scholarship Healthcare-related field     $1,000 November 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Premier Catheter Supplies Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 December 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Larson Law Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Worthy Women Scholarship Any     Varies December 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Patient Care Medical Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Denver Trial Lawyers Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
Protect Your Rights Scholarship Any     $1,000 December 1, 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
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
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
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
Coupons Plus Deals Scholarship Any Minimum 3.2 GPA College juniors and seniors only $3,000 December 31, 2020 Website Link Application
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
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