Scholarship Office

Freshman Scholarships Requiring a Separate Application

The following scholarships have their own applications and deadline dates. Award amounts are subject to change.

Scholarship GPA, ACT, etc Major/other requirements $ Awarded each year Deadline to apply Apply To/Contact Comments
Fraternal Order of Police Book Scholarship   Full time; Resident of McDonough County when you graduated from high school $100 January 5 for spring semester; August 1 for fall semester Application  
C. Robin Frieden Memorial Scholarship   Rockridge HS, IL graduate; Preference to applicants who demonstrate leadership in school, church, or community $1,000 April 1 Rockridge High School, IL Guidance Counselor Examples of involvement include politics, charitable organizations, youth mentoring, mission trips, or any activity demonstrating a desire to serve others and make a positive contribution to one's community
Don Johnson Memorial Scholarship Have academic success Student of Astoria High School; Involvement in community activities; Leadership potential $900 April 1 Astoria High School - Guidance Counselor Financial need is a consideration
First State Bank of Illinois   Hamilton, Macomb, Illini West or West Prairie graduate; Exemplary academic record; Evidence of participation in school and/or community activities $400 April 1 Hamilton, Macomb, Illini West or West Prairie  High School Guidance Offices  
Chad Stovall Memorial Scholarship   Must be diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or Attention Deficit Disorder; Good academic standing; Enrolled full time Varies April 15 Disability Resource Center Financial need will be considered; Renewable
Kristi Gilbert Memorial Scholarship   Diagnosed with epilepsy; Good academic standing; Full time; Financial need $1,000 Contact the Disability Resource Center Disability Resource Center Renewable
Civil Service Dependents Scholarship   Full-time undergraduate student who is a dependent of a Civil Service employee at WIU $1000 May 1 of student's first year at WIU Application  
Mitchell A. John Sportsmanship Award Minimum 2.0 GPA Macomb Senior School graduate; Actively participated in athletics with good sportsmanship $275 May 1 Macomb Senior High School - Guidance Counselor  
Clela Trotter Wilson Scholarship 20 ACT and top 20% of graduating class Macomb High School graduate $500 May 1 Macomb High School - Guidance Counselor Financial need is a consideration
Marta Mounce Hayes Memorial Macomb Elks #1009 Scholarship Upper 20% of high school graduating class Graduate of a high school in the Macomb Elks Lodge #1009 jurisdiction; U.S. citizen; Good academic standing; Financial need; Demonstrated scholarship, leadership, and citizenship $1,000   Contact the Macomb Elks Lodge #1009