Veterans & Military Personnel

MIA/POW Scholarship

A dependent of a person who was an Illinois resident at the time he/she entered active duty and has been declared to be a prisoner of war, missing in action, dead as a result of a service-connected disability, or disabled with a 100 percent disability as the result of a service-connected cause as recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the U.S. Department of Defense, may be eligible to receive the MIA/POW Scholarship. This scholarship may be used at public colleges in Illinois, and is administered by the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs. This program is coordinated by the Financial Aid Office.

An application form may be obtained at:

http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/financial_aid/types_of_aid/MIAandPOW.php

Additional Scholarships

Additional scholarships are available through the WIU Foundation Office and private sources. Please visit the Scholarships tab on this website.

Contact Information

Macomb Campus

Veterans Resource Center
Wright Residence, 333 N. Ward Street
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-3505
Fax: (309) 298-3509
Email: VeteransResources@wiu.edu

Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM each weekday

Quad Cities Campus