Scholarship Office


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

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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
Expert Insurance Reviews' Young Drivers Scholarships Any     $1,000 September 25, 2019 Website Link Essay
Same Day Loans 365 Scholarship Any Minimum 2.8 GPA   $500 September 28, 2019 Website Link Essay
Bonsai Finance Veterans Scholarship Any   Proof of Veteran or dependent status $1,000 September 28, 2019 Website Link Essay
Price It Here Scholarship Marketing or business Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 October 1, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcript
Bookmundi's Travel the World Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 1, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
Responsify Empowering Others Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 5, 2019 Website Link Essay
AES Engineering Scholarship Any     $500 October 6, 2019 Website Link Essay
Kiss My Keto Scholarship Food-related fields Minimum 3.5 GPA Must use funds for a project, study, or research on the ketogenic diet $2,500 October 11, 2019 Website Link Video/Acceptance letter/Transcript
GreenPal's Scholarship for Tomorrow College of Business Minimum 3.5 GPA Must have declared major or minor in business, economics, or finance $2,000 October 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 21, 2019 Website Link Essay
Reveka Rose Scholarship Any   Applicants must identify as female $1,000 October 28, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
Greenline New Energy Solar Street Light Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 29, 2019 Website Link Essay
Privacy Matters Scholarship Any     $2,000 October 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Shinesty Work Hard Scholarship Any     $2500 October 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
NCSM Annual Student Scholarship Any     Varies October 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
SLM Law Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $300 October 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Sacks & Zolonz Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 October 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Pond Guy Entrepreneurship and Biology Scholarship Biology or Entrepreneurship     $1,500 November 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Coleman Furniture Design Scholarship Business or interior design majors     $1,000 November 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
DebtConsolidation Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 November 15, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
Surgent CPA Review Scholarship Accounting or finance Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500-1,000 November 15, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcript
The Haven At College Scholarship Any     $1,000 November 18, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship Any   General interest in technology $1,000 March 15, 2020 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
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
IntelligenceBank Marketing Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 March 31, 2020 Website Link Essay
MusicAuthority's Annual Music Lovers Scholarship Any     $1,000 April 1, 2020 Website Link Essay/Proof of enrollment
ASMZINE Scholarship Any   Graduate student $350 April 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
HomeLight Scholarship Architecture, Business, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Economics, Sociology     $1,000 April 15, 2020 Website Link Essay
Big Berkey Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 June 30, 2020 Website Link Essay
Annual General Education Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
The Maverick Doctor Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 July 31, 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
Workplace Rights Law Group Scholarship Any     $500 August 1, 2020 Website Link Essay
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