Robert H. Winklepleck Scholarship



To be eligible for this scholarship students must be pursuing their Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree and making adequate progress. 

Preference will be given in the following order:

1. Active duty military

2. Reserves or Coast Guard members

3. Any student with military or veteran status.  

Full-time and part-time students are eligible to apply. Recipients must be in good academic standing, but no minimum GPA is required. Financial need can be used as a deciding factor only after all of the other criteria listed above are met.


Award will be in the amount of $500 each year, divided equally between the fall and spring semester. Award may be applied toward tuition, fees or books, directly to the student’s account.

Robert H Winklepleck Scholarship Application can be completed on the WIU Scholarship Portal

Incomplete applications will be ineligible for consideration.

Selection Process

The recipient will be selected by the Robert H. Winklepleck Scholarship Committee.

Additional Comments

Renewal is automatic as long as the recipient is making adequate progress toward the degree.

Inquiries should be directed to:

Bachelor of Arts in General Studies
Malpass Library 3rd Floor
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL  61455-1390

Phone 309/298-1929