Alumni Legacy Scholarship

The Alumni Legacy scholarship awards $1,500 annually to an incoming child or grandchild of a WIU graduate beginning in Fall 2021.

What are the requirements?

  • Incoming freshman or transfer student
  • Child or grandchild of a WIU graduate
  • Enroll full-time in WIU undergraduate courses

Is this scholarship renewable?

  • Yes, for an additional three years (six semesters) of continuous full-time undergraduate study
  • Meet federal satisfactory academic progress requirements

What else do I need to know?

  • Scholarships will be disbursed in equal amounts between the fall and spring semesters
  • Total financial aid and scholarships cannot exceed the direct total cost of attendance for Western Illinois University
  • Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds

How to Apply

Apply and be admitted to WIU. Indicate your alumni relationship on the application for admission or complete the Alumni Legacy scholarship form.