Transfer Commitment Scholarship (2023-2024 Academic Year)

Transfer Commitment scholarships award $2,500 annually to eligible incoming transfer students for the 2023-24 school year.

What are the requirements?

  • Incoming transfer student
  • Earn a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Submit a current year FAFSA or Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid with WIU as a school choice prior to the start of the semester of award
  • Enroll part-time or full-time in WIU undergraduate courses (6 semester hours minimum)

Is this scholarship renewable?

  • Yes, for an additional three years (six semesters) of continuous undergraduate study
  • Student needs to maintain a 2.5 GPA and a minimum of 6 hours per semester (fall and spring) at WIU for renewal

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 cost of attendance for Western Illinois University (tuition, fees, on-campus housing, dining) and no cash refunds will be given
  • Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds
  • Available for domestic students only 

How to Apply

Apply by August 1 and be accepted for admission at WIU