Current Student Scholarships Requiring a Separate Application

Award amounts and deadline dates are subject to change.

Additional scholarships are available for application through the WIU Scholarship PortalIf you have questions regarding the WIU Scholarship Portal, please refer to our Online Application Instructions & FAQs.

Scholarship GPA, ACT, etc. Major/other requirements Award Deadline to Apply Apply/Contact Comments
Minority Book Award Min. 3.2 cumulative GPA Minority student, U.S. citizen, full-time $400/sem Varies (rolling application)


Students enrolled in internship, student teaching, study abroad not eligible
WIU Takes Care of Its Own Scholarship   WIU employee or dependent* of WIU employee currently in permanent layoff status; any class level; no minimum hours enrollment;demonstrated financial need (FAFSA); GPA may be considered Varies Contact the Scholarship Office

Contact the Scholarship Office

*Meets the definition of dependent for purposes of the 50% Tuition Waiver for Children of Public University Employee
Phi Kappa Phi Sheila & Paul Nollen Scholarship   Contact Phi Kappa Phi varies Contact Phi Kappa Phi Phi Kappa Phi  
Dr. Josephine Johnson Delta Upsilon Fraternity Scholarship   Junior or senior class level at time of nomination; Outstanding student from the WIU Greek community: scholarship, leadership, Greek community involvement; Demonstrated activities that benefit WIU; Varies Contact the Delta Upsilon Fraternity Contact the Delta Upsilon Fraternity Nomination by a member of the Greek community and/or a faculty member
Redeemed Students Fellowship Scholarship   Active member of the WIU Redeemed Students Fellowship; Good academic standing; Enrolled at least half time $200 Contact International Studies or the Redeemed Students Fellowship Contact International Studies or the Redeemed Students Fellowship Essay required
BCA Executive Board Award   Elected officer of the BCA E-board; The President must have held a BCA executive position in the prior year; Eligible students must hold an elected position on E-board Varies Contact BCA or the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication BCA or the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication  
McDonough County Retired Teachers Association Minimum 3.0 GPA Accepted into a Teacher Certification Program; Graduate of a McDonough County high school or resident of McDonough county; Full time enrollment $500

March 31

(prior to the applicant's junior or senior year in college)

Fraternal Order of Police Book Scholarship   Full time; Resident of McDonough County when you graduated from high school $100

August 1 for Fall Semester

January 5 for Spring Semester

Application Drawing
Episcopal Church of St. George Harold McMullen Memorial Scholarship At least sophomore standing Episcopal faith attending an Episcopal church; full time; good academic and judicial standing $500 September 27 Scholarship Office  
Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship Minimum 3.0 GPA Male freshman or transfer student; Good academic standing; Epitomize a scholar, leader, athlete, and gentleman varies September 27    
Richard J. Janoski Security Scholarship   Senior LEJA major with Security minor; enrolled full time $1,000 October 31 Stipes Hall 403, Macomb or WIU-QC 3300 River Drive, Moline Information also available at the ASIS International WIU-Macomb Student Chapter Meetings
Spring for Books Scholarship Minimum 2.5 GPA may be considered Enrolled full time at WIU at the time of application and when funds are disbursed; current year FAFSA completed Varies December 4 Application Preference may be given to students who: completed the current year FAFSA by Oct. 15 and/or have earned  10-59 semester hours at WIU