Scholarship Office

Current Student Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship GPA, ACT, etc Major/other requirements $ Awarded each year Deadline to apply Apply to:/Contact Comments
The Episcopal Church of St. George Harold McMullen Memorial Scholarship Good academic and judicial standing Episcopal faith attending any Episcopal church; full time student at WIU; minimum sophomore class standing $500 December 19 WIU Scholarship Office All WIU students will be considered should no students of Episcopal faith apply
Fraternal Order of Police Book Scholarship   Full time; Resident of McDonough County when you graduated from high school $100 January 5 for spring semester Application  
Altrusa International of Macomb Educational Assistance Non-Traditional Student Scholarship   McDonough County resident; non-traditional student   April 15 WIU Scholarship Office  
Martin Dupuis Award   Leadership in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community

Leadership in historically underrepresented community
$1,000 Contact Office of Equal Opportunity & Access or the Centennial Honors College Office of Equal Opportunity & Access or the Centennial Honors College One scholarship is awarded from each department
Roland Grass Memorial Scholarship     $250 Contact Phi Kappa Phi Phi Kappa Phi  
Lowell/Grabill Scholarship   Any class level, student must submit an outstanding paper $200 Contact Phi Kappa Phi Phi Kappa Phi  
Phi Kappa Phi Award Top 5% of Junior class based on GPA Junior class standing $400 Contact Phi Kappa Phi Phi Kappa Phi  
Phi Kappa Phi Sheila & Paul Nollen Scholarship   Contact Phi Kappa Phi varies Contact Phi Kappa Phi Phi Kappa Phi  
Civil Service Dependents Scholarship   Full time undergraduate student who is a dependent of a Civil Service employee at WIU $1,000 Contact the Human Resources Office Human Resources  
Shane and Tena Bennett Scholarship 3.5 GPA Second semester grad student at the time of award; Member of the Recreational Sports Professional Society; U.S. citizen $250 Contact Campus Recreation Campus Recreation  
Delta Tau Delta Scholarship 3.0 GPA Undergraduates of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at WIU; Enrolled in the semester following the one in which they receive the scholarship varies Contact Delta Tau Delta Delta Tau Delta  
Ron and Sharon Gierhan Scholarship   Has shown commitment and contribution to their extracurricular groups or organizations on campus $200 Spring Semester Office of Student Activities Nominated by faculty, staff, advisors, or other students
Zeta Theta Scholarship 2.5 GPA Awarded to the newest member with the highest GPA $400 Contact Tau Kappa Epsilon Tau Kappa Epsilon Selected by the TKE Alumni
Sigma Nu Scholarship 3.0 GPA Sophomore or Junior; Active member of a Greek Fraternal organization $500 Contact Office of Student Activities Office of Student Activities  
Kelvin Butts Memorial Scholarship 3.0 GPA Student currently residing in the residence halls with the intention of returning to the residence halls for the following year; Demonstrate outstanding character and leadership in residence halls $525 Contact University Housing & Dining Services Application  2015 deadline is 4:30 p.m. April 12
Resident Assistant (RA) Council Scholarship   Evaluated by accomplishments and contributions; Good GPA 2 @ $250 Contact University Housing & Dining Services University Housing & Dining Services Financial need may be considered
Robert Elkin/Jeanne Larkin Memorial Scholarship 3.5 GPA General Orientation student who has completed at least 12 hours at WIU; Contribution to the University $350 Contact University Advising Center University Advising Center  
Colonel Leo W. Manning Outstanding ROTC Cadet Award 3.0 GPA Meet all eligibility requirements for graduation and for military pre-commissioning; Assessment by Dept. of Army Selection and Branching Board $800 Contact Military Science Department Military Science Department  
Career Development Center Job Search Scholarship   Good judicial standing; senior class level Varies Contact Career Development Center Career Development Center Professional resume; essay; interview
Amy Titus Memorial Scholarship   WIU Westernette or WIU Cheerleader $250 Feb. 1 after Westernette/
Cheerleader season
Scholarship Office  
Omega Psi Phi Epsilon Beta Memorial Scholarship 2.5 GPA African American student; 30 hours completed by the end of semester of application; Undergraduate; Full-time; Involved in two or more student organizations on campus $250 February 5 Scholarship Office  
Diane Decker Scholarship Minimum 2.5 GPA to receive full disbursement While priority is given to incoming freshmen who meet the criteria, students in their 2nd or 3rd year at WIU, majoring in Physical Education, are eligible to receive the scholarship. Up to Tuition February 15 Scholarship Office Intent to major in Kinesiology; Preference to Cuba HS, IL graduate; 2nd preference to Fulton or McDonough Co. graduate; upper 1/3 of graduating class; Financial need
Roy Shepard Scholarship 2.5 GPA African American student; 60 hours completed by the semester; Full-time; LEJA major $400 February 24 Scholarship Office  
Andrea Passmore Memorial Scholarship   Graduate of Macomb Senior High School, IL; enrolled full time; volunteer activity and community service $1,000 March 1 Scholarship Office Financial need considered
Beu Jeans for Scholarships 2.75 GPA Health-related field; full time; financial need $1,000 March 1 Beu Health Center Maximum 500 word essay
Chuck Gilbert Scholarship 2.25 GPA 30 hours completed at time of application; Undergraduate; Full-time Equal to 1/2 Tuition and Fees March 16 Sigma Chi Fraternity Must be/have been an active member of the Iota Omicron Fraternity
Pre-Law Honors Scholarship 3.4 GPA Junior or Senior; Honors College Pre-Law Minor; Good academic standing; Campus/community service $5,000 March 24 Centennial Honors College  
G. Allan & Gertrude Laflin Alumni Council  Scholarship 3.0 GPA Child of an alumnus of WIU; Completed 75 hours by end of semester in which applying; Active in university student organizations $1,000 March 30 Alumni House Must complete a fifth semester at WIU. Apply during Junior year
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 Scholarship Office  
Ethan Dobereiner Memorial Scholarship 3.0 GPA Quad Cities or Peoria area resident; Full time; Teacher Education; Undergraduate $1,000 April 1 Scholarship Office or Curriculum & Instruction Preference given to early childhood and secondary social science majors; Financial need is a consideration
Jack and Deedee Brannigan Scholarship GPA at least 2.5 but not greater than 3.0 Completed 60 semester hours by end of semester of application $2,000 April 1 Scholarship Office  
Corydon M. Hubbert Scholarship   Resident of Scott County, IL; Enrolled as full-time student $1,300  April 1 Scholarship Office Renewable up to graduation - must maintain a 3.0 GPA
Anika Singh Memorial Scholarship 3.25 GPA Completed 60 hours by end of semester in which applying; Demonstration of public/community service $500 April 1 Scholarship Office  
University Women Scholarship 3.0 GPA Female; Will complete a minimum of 30 semester hours at WIU be end of semester in which applying; open to grads also $1,000 April 1 Scholarship Office Financial need; preference to leadership and/or community service on WIU's campus or community
Charles and Barbara Flack Scholarship   Good standing member of the Centennial Honors College; Intent to attend law school; Financial need $250 April 1 Centennial Honors College, Malpass Library Preference will be given to applicants from west central Illinois
Theta Chi Alumni Scholarship Minimum 2.75 GPA Descendent of Theta Chi alum; 30 semester hours by end of spring; Full time; U.S. Citizen $1,000 April 1 Scholarship Office Preference to veteran and leadership/community involvement
Joseph R. Withers Memorial Scholarship Minimum 2.8 GPA Enrolled full time; Child of a single parent with financial need based on FAFSA Varies April 1 Scholarship Office Preference given to a student from Peoria area; If multiple applicants preference will be given to a student of the Christian faith
Kerstin Taylor Student Alumni Scholarship 3.0 GPA Sophomore or Junior class standing $200 April 7 Alumni House  
Rebekah District Association #12 of Illinois 100F Scholarship Minimum 3.0 GPA Lodge affiliation; Verification of lodge affiliation membership $200 April 15 Rebekah District #12 office or Scholarship Office Undergraduate only; No grades below a C-
Chad Stovall Memorial Scholarship   Student with diagnosed disability; Financial need is a consideration $500 April 15 Disability Resource Center Preference given to students diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or Attention Deficit Disorder. Contact the DRC for more eligibility information.
Leroy Daniels Scholarship Minimum 2.5 GPA Ethnic minority; Illinois resident; demonstrated evidence of leadership activities Usually $500 April 1 WIU Scholarship Office Preference is given to a Macomb Senior High School, IL graduate
Parent and Family Association Book Scholarship Minimum 3.0 GPA Sophomore class level; Freshman year completed at WIU; full time; EFC = 0 (financial need); U.S. citizen; campus/community involvement $500 May 1 Scholarship Office or Student Assistance and Parent Service Center  
Clarence L. Clary Scholarship 3.0 GPA Kewanee High School or Henry County graduate $500 May 1 Scholarship Office Preference given to Visitation High School graduate
Susan D. & Timothy J. Adams Scholarship  3.0 GPA Non-Music major; Full-time; Active participation in any of the musical performance ensembles in the School of Music (both semesters) $1,000 May 1 of student's spring semester at WIU Scholarship Office or  School of Music Financial need is a consideration
C. Emery & Thelma B. Sallstrom Scholarship 3.5 GPA Junior or Senior; Resident of Adams or Knox County $1,500 May 1 Scholarship Office Renewable up to graduation - must maintain a 3.5 GPA
James & Bea Wehrly Scholarship 3.5 GPA Apply during sophomore year or going into junior year in the fall, or will complete 60 hours by the end of sophomore spring semester $1,000 May 1 Scholarship Office Renewable up to graduation - must maintain a 3.5 GPA
Dr. Rudi Womack Scholarship 2.0 GPA Current member of Heritage Ensemble or United Voices of Western Inspirational Singers; Current or past OAS student; Enrolled full time $500 May 1 Scholarship Office, Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center, or Dept. of African American Studies  
Lawrence Blatchley Memorial Scholarship 3.0 GPA Enrolled full time; U.S. citizen $500 May 1 Scholarship Office Senior class level when the scholarship is disbursed
Robert Lang Blakslee Memorial - Special Education   Special Education Major; Accepted into Teacher Education Program $750 May 12 Scholarship Office Renewable up to graduation - must maintain a 3.0 GPA in education courses
Gary and Jo Schwartz Scholarship 3.0 GPA Must be sophomore at time scholarship disbursed; Demonstrate leadership within campus organizations during freshman year varies May 1   Must be a sophomore at time scholarship is disbursed; Apply during freshman year
Parent & Family Association Dalcamo Leadership Award 3.0 GPA Sophomore students who completed their freshman year at WIU $1,000 May 31 Karolynn Heuer, Sherman Hall 321  
Western Illinois Black Alumni Scholarship 2.5 GPA African American student; 24 hours completed by end of semester in which applying; Record of community service $250 July 1 WIU Scholarship Office Renewable with reapplication
Fraternal Order of Police Book Scholarship    Full time; Resident of McDonough County when you graduated from high school $100 August 1 for Fall Semester Application Drawing
Parent & Family Association Lawrence Blatchley Memorial Textbook Award 3.2 GPA Completed 90 hours by end of semester in which applying; Working towards first baccalaureate degree varies August 7 Student Assistance & Parent Service Center Financial need is a consideration
Tug Haddock Memorial Scholarship   Highly gifted WIU student interested in broadcasting; Junior or senior; Board operator and/or broadcast journalist $1,500 September 15 WIUM-FM  
Donald D. & Donna Hainline Scholarship 2.5 GPA sophomore 2.8 junior/senior Elementary Education & Reading, Special Education, or Agriculture major; moral American citizen with no criminal record; full time; undergraduate; McDonough or surrounding counties graduate $100 September 26 Scholarship Office Preference given to descendants of the Hainlines. Financial need is a consideration
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 3.0 GPA Male freshman or transfer student; Good academic standing; Epitomize a scholar, leader, athlete, and gentleman varies September 27    
Marjorie Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship 3.0 GPA Junior or Senior; has been a University Union employee for a minimum of one year $250 October 1 Office of Student Activities Preference given to a Hancock or McDonough County reisdent
Student Government Association Undergraduate Scholarship Minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA Undergraduate $500 each Contact the Office of Student Activities Office of Student Activities Completed application and personal essay
William H. and Eva L. Graham Scholarship   Current employee of the University Library; Good academic standing $900 October 12 Leslie F. Malpass Library Administration Office Not renewable; Essay required
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