Scholarships

 

Private Scholarships

The WIU Scholarship Office receives information regarding private scholarships. While we have taken every effort to post reputable scholarship providers, it is your responsibility to make an informed decision whether or not to apply.

Scholarship Major Other requirements $ Awarded each year Deadline to apply Apply to/Contact Comments
Mrs. Patty Shinseki Spouse Scholarship Program Any Dependent Spouse Varies Year-round Website Link  
Study Abroad Scholarships Any   Varies Varies Website Link WIU Offered
Navy Health Professions Scholarships Health Professions       Matt Birchall
Chief Hospital Corpsman
Navy Health Professions
(816) 501-6247
Active duty commitment required
Empowering Education Any Interested in the legal system $500 April 15th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Jinhee Wilde Law Legacy Any   $1,000 April 15th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Barton Watch Brands Any   $1,000 April 15th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Nursing Colleges  Nursing Online student $2,500 April 15th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Justin Magnuson Entrepreneur Any   $500 April 15th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Gregory Bied Any   $1000 April 24th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Smith, Born, Leventis, Taylor & Vega Any   $1,500 April 29th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
The Short Media - Marketing Scholarship Any   $500 April 30th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Local Counsel Law STEM   $500 April 30th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Brian C. Jensen Grant Any   $1,000 April 30th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Waple & Houk PLLC Pre-Law   $1,000 April 30th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Sandstone Care Any   $5,000 May 1st, 2024 Website Link Video
Complete Web Resources Any   $1,000 May 1st, 2024 Website Link Essay
Quality Hoops Any Play(ed) or watch basketball $500 May 1st, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Lance Bradford Any   $1,000 May 10th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Game Development Computer Engineer, CS   $5,000 May 15th, Annually Website Link Project
Students In Need Humanities or Pre-Law Low Income $2,000 May 20th, 2024 Website Link Video
Immigrant Student Any First or second generation immigrant $1,000 May 20th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Acker Warren Fresh Start Any Freshman $1,000 May 22nd, 2024 Website Link Essay
Difference Makers   Junior or Senior $1,000 May 27th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
OVC Market Yourself Any Aspiring Law Student $1,000 May 27th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Stand Up To Distracted Driving Any Affected by distracted driving $1,000 May 29th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Lance Bradford STEM STEM   $1,000 May 30th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Robert Wilkos Aviation Any Preference to those interested in aviation $1,000 May 31st, 2024 Website Link Essay
General Education and Mental Health Any   $1,500 May 31st, 2024 Website Link Essay
Justice Hero Any   $1,000 May 31st, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Global Scholarship Any International Students $1,000 May 31st, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Nicolet Law Any   $5,000 June & Dec. 1st Yearly Website Link Video
Personal Injury Legal Group Pre-Law   $1,000 June 1st, 2024 Website Link Essay
Scholarship for Future Entrepreneurs Business Sophomore, taking 2 classes towards degree $1,000 June 1st, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
One Tough Student Any You or a family member was injured by a drunk driver $1,000 June 5th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Moving Forward Any Criminal history $1,000 June 5th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Schwartz Injury Law Any   $1,000 June 10th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Behan Law Group Military Veteran Any Currently serving, Veteran, or  child of service member or veteran $1,000 June 10th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Justice in Family Any Aspiring law student $1,000 June 12th, 2024 Website Link Essay
The Lariat Foundation STEM From a rural area Varies June 15th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Career Zen Any 3.0 GPA $2,500 June 15th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Underdogs Any Community and volunteer service

$2,500

June 17th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Healthcare Professionals Healthcare   $1,000 June 17th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Breaking the Cycle Any Grew up in a tough living situation $1,000 June 19th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Social Equity Any Degree related to social justice $1,000 June 30th, 2024 Website Link Application
Ben Hall Law Any   $1,000 July 1st, 2024 Website Link Essay
Clark Law Group Any Child of current or former military member $1,000 July 2nd, 2024 Website Link Essay
The Crowder Law Firm Any   $1,000 July 8th, 2024 Website Link Application
Changing the World STEM   $,1000 July 8th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Elite Lawyer Scholarship Any 3.0 GPA minimum $1,000 July 10th, 2024 Website Link Essay/Video
Law Office of Philip R. Nathe Any 3.5 GPA  $1,000 July 10th, 2024 Website Link Video
Avnet Law National Scholarship Any Volunteer and Community Service Experience $1,000 July 15th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Boucher LLP Any   $1,000 July 15th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
ASAP Finance Any   $1,000 July 15th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Jon Friedman Law Office Pre-Law   $500 July 25th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Philly Injury Law Any Want to pursue Law school $500 July 31st, 2024 Website Link Essay
Pittsburgh Injury Any Want to pursue Law school $500 July 31st, 2024 Website Link Essay
Soderman Any Full time student $1,000 July 31st, annually Website Link Short Essay
Michael Moody Fitness Health Related Leadership and work experience $1,500 August 1st, 2024 Website Link Application
Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico Any   $1,000 August 1st, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Community Impact  Any Community Service $2,500 August 14th, 2024 Website Link Essay
Future Leaders in Finance Any   $1,000 August 19th, 2024 Website Link Short Essay
Russell Law Firm Pre-Law   $500 August 31st, 2024 Website Link Essay
Glen Larson Law Pre-Law   $500 August 31st, 2024 Website Link Essay
The Andrew S. Mathers Any   $1,000 September 1st, annually Website Link Short Essay
Responsify Empowering Others Any   $1,000 October 5th, Annually Website Link Short Essay
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Any You or a family member was injured/impacted by an accident $1,000 December 15th, Annually Website Link Short Essay
Klotzman Law Firm Any   $1,000 December 31st, Annually Website Link Essay

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