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.