Scholarship Office


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 GPA, ACT, etc Other requirements $ Awarded each year Deadline to apply Apply to:/Contact Comments
Nursing scholarships           Website Link  
MBA Scholarships           Website Link  
Women's Scholarships           Website Link  
Military Veteran Scholarships           Website Link  
LGBTQ Scholarships           Website Link  
Minority Scholarships           Website Link  
Institute for Humane Studies     Graduate level Varies Varies Website Link  
The Company Corporation's Quarterly Business Plan Contest Any   At least 18 years of age $1,000 Quarterly Website Link Submit a business plan
Study Abroad Scholarships Any         Website Link  
Rotary Peace Fellowship Program           Website Link  
Navy Health Professions Scholarships Health Professions         Matt Birchall
Chief Hospital Corpsman
Navy Health Professions
(816) 501-6247
Active duty commitment required
Air Force Health Professions Scholarships Health Professions        

Christopher Holt

(618) 610-0817

Active duty commitment required
RNtoBSN Scholarships Nursing       Varies Website Link  
AfterCollege Succurro Minimum 2.5 GPA       Multiple deadlines Website Link  
TG's Milton G. Wright Scholarship Drawing Any   Undergraduate level $500 Awarded Monthly Website Link Cannot be a TG employee
Comparecards.com Scholarship Any     $2,500 Awarded Monthly Website Link  
Student Fitness Scholarship Any     $1,000   Website Link  
Advocacy Training for Interns Program Law   Interest in helping others $1,000   Website Link  
NEWH Scholarships Hospitality Varies Varies Varies   Website Link  
anyoption Scholarship Any   Less than 25 years of age $500   Website Link Essay
OnlineJobApplications.com Scholarship Any     $500   Website Link Essay
Last Pass STEM Scholarship STEM Minimum 3.0 GPA   $12,000 April 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Lawn Love Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 April 30, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcript
Privacy Matters Scholarship Any     $2,000 April 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Distracted Driving Family Plan Scholarship Any     Varies May 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Visual Arts Scholarship Program Visual Arts related major Minimum 3.0 GPA Taking an Art, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, and Creative Advertising course $1,000 May 15, 2019 Website Link Three Logo Design Samples
Real Estate Scholarship Real Estate Program Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 May 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
The Steers and Associates Aspiring Attorney Scholarship Law     $1,000 May 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Leon Bradley Scholarship Teaching/School leadership   Minority seeking student teaching career Varies May 31, 2019 Website Link Application
Catdi Printing Scholarship Design Field w/ minor in business     $500 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Lotus Boutique Scholarship Any     $500 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Alarm Systems Calgary Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
DO Supply, Inc. Academic Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Car Loans of America scholarship Any     $1,000 June 1, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcripts
The Berkley Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 June 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Think Einstein HR Knowledge Scholarship Any Minimum GPA 3.0   $500 June 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Think Einstein HR Knowledge Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 June 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Same Day Loans 365 Scholarship Any Minimum 2.8 GPA   $500 June 28, 2019 Website Link
Essay
Rising Stars Interior Design Scholarship Design-Related Field Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Community Superhero Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA

Demonstrable history of community service and volunteerism

$1,500 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcripts
The Beacon Scholarship for Rural America Any Minimum 3.0 GPA

Must live in a rural area and meet low-income criteria

$1,000 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Heart Disease Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA

You have been diagnosed with heart disease or a congenital heart defect

$1,000 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcripts
Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship Education-related degree Minimum 3.0 GPA

Must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline)

$10,000 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Lodlois Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Building the Future Scholarship Education-related degree Minimum 3.0 GPA Low income or minority undergraduate student pursuing a career in early education. $5,000 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
From Classroom to Classroom Scholarship Education-related degree Minimum 3.0 GPA High school senior pursuing an education-related degree. $5,000 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
Invest in Your Future Scholarship   Minimum 3.0 GPA   $5,000 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
First Year College Students Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 12, 2019 Website Link Essay/Acceptance Letter
The Sure Oak Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Aspire-To-Be Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA Have a career goal of running your own business $1,000 July 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Future Contractors Scholarship Any     $750 July 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Workplace Rights Law Group Scholarship Any     $500 August 1, 2019 Website Link Quiz/Resume/Transcript
The Youthist Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 August 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Texas Premier Locksmith Scholarship Any     $500 August 13, 2019 Website Link Essay
G2 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $5,000 August 16, 2019 Website Link Essay
Future Entrepreneur Scholarship Any     $2,000 August 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Beldon Scholarship Business, Management, Communications, Marketing, or related field Minimum 3.5 GPA   $1,000 September 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Fast Water Heater Engineering, Mechanical Systems, or Energy Efficiency related field     $500 September 8, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of Enrollment
Expert Insurance Reviews' Young Drivers Scholarships Any     $1,000 September 25, 2019 Website Link Essay
Same Day Loans 365 Scholarship Any Minimum 2.8 GPA   $500 September 28, 2019 Website Link Essay
Bookmundi's Travel the World Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 1, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of Enrollment
Responsify Empowering Others Scholarship Any     $1,000 October 5, 2019 Website Link Essay
GreenPal's Scholarship for Tomorrow College of Business Minimum 3.5 GPA Must have declared major or minor in business, economics, or finance $2,000 October 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Privacy Matters Scholarship Any     $2,000 October 30, 2019 Website Link Essay
NCSM Annual Student Scholarship Any     Varies October 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
DebtConsolidation Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 November 15, 2019 Website Link Essay/Proof of Enrollment
Ashoori Law Scholarship  Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 December 1, 2019 Website Link Essay/Transcript
FortZed Scholarship Any     $2,500 December 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship Any   Documented diagnosis of brain injury $1,000 December 15, 2019 Website Link Essay
Pet Parents Scholarship Any     $500 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Intoxalock Drunk Driving Scholarship Any     $3,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Video
Biology Dictionary Scholarship Any Minimum 3.5 GPA   $1,000 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
VIP Puppies Scholarship Any     $500 December 31, 2019 Website Link Essay
Art Graphic Design ,  Visual Communication  and  Creative Advertising course