Local Leatherneck Housing Scholarships

Local Leatherneck Housing scholarships are a one-time $3,000 award towards an on-campus residence hall room to students in the Western Illinois region beginning in Fall 2021.

What are the requirements?

  • Incoming freshman or transfer student
  • Resident of Adams, Brown, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Schuyler or Warren counties in Illinois
  • Enroll full-time in WIU undergraduate courses

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