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
The Magesolar Annual Scholarship Biology, Medicine, Law, Sports, Engineering, Computer Science, Architecture,     Varies April 29, 2018 Website Link Essay
10AwesomeGears Scholarship Marketing Research, Marketing, Finance, Marketing Management And Research, IT or Communications     $1,000 April 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,500 April 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Law Offices of Randolph Rice Scholarship Any     $1,500 May 1, 2018 Website Link Inforgraphic
Simply SUP Boards Scholarship Any     $500 May 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Leap Clixx Marketing Scholarship Any     $2,500 May 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
HigherVisibility Marketing Scholarship Marketing or Journalism     $1,000 May 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
1800wheelchair.com Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $500 May 1, 2018 Website Link Visual Poem
Veteran's Scholarship Any   Veteran or active duty, or direct family member $5,000 May 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Drone Technology College Scholarship Any   Interest in the drone industry $1,000 May 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Business Leaders Scholarship Business Minimum 3.2 GPA   $1,500 May 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Stronger Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Demonstrated involvement in the advancement of rare and/or chronic disease(s), either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building $5,000 May 1, 2018 Website Link  
Junk Car Medics Scholarship  Any    Current freshman, sophomore, or junior  $1,000 May 4, 2018  Website Link Essay
ArmYourDesk Scholarship Any     $500 May 11, 2018 Website Link Essay
Thomas L. Dickson Scholarship Any     $1,000 May 15, 2018 Website Link Video
Hartford Technology Rental Company IT Scholarship Information Technology or related field Minimum 3.0 GPA Current junior or senior $1,000 May 15, 2018

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Lalco Interiors Scholarship Any     $500 May 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Trove Scholarship Any     $1,000 May 18, 2018 Website Link Essay
Mometrix Graduate School Scholarships Any     $500 May 18, 2018 Website Link Essay
B. Davis Scholarship Any     $1,000 May 22, 2018 Website Link Essay
Kids Offer - Annual Scholarship Any     $2,000 May 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Encore Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Victim, child of victim, or spouse of victim in a drunk driving accident $1,000 May 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
PFA Scholarship Any Minimum 2.5 GPA   $500 May 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
AreaVibes 250 for $2,500 Scholarship Any     $2,500 May 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Victims of Drunk Driving Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Be the victim, child or dependent of a victim, or spouse of a victim of a drunk driving accident $1,000 May 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Sattiraju Employment Law Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Plan to attend law school $1,000 May 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Entrepreneur Scholarship Any Minimum 2.0 GPA   $500 May 31, 2018 Website Link Survey
Analyzed Media Scholarship Any     $2,500 June 1, 2018 Website Link PowerPoint
Central Infusion Alliance Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Canlas Law Scholarship Any     $500 June 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
AccidentFirm.com Personal Injury Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Have sustained injuries from an accident and/or have been personally affected by a family member/caregiver’s accident $500 June 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Prized Reviews Scholarship Any   Undergraduate or Graduate $1,000 June 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Allen Law Firm Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship Any Minimum 2.0 GPA   $2,500 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Rising Stars Interior Design Scholarship Design-Related Field Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
DustBuster Reviews Scholarship Engineering, Healthcare Or Related Graduate Minimum 3.0 GPA Graduate $1,000 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Local Pride Scholarhsip Any     Varies June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Page Law Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
BodyShape 101 Scholarship Any     $1,000 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Hit Me SEO Any   Undergraduate, Graduate, Incoming Freshman $1,000 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Lodlois Scholarship Any     Varies June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Best Power Hand Tools Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $1,000 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Way.com College Scholarship Any     $3000 June 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Maxim Law Social Justice Scholarship Social Justice related field     $500 July 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship Any   Have sustained a traumatic brain injury from an accident or traumatic event $1000 July 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship Law Minimum 3.0 GPA Pursuing a J.D $1,000 July 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
My Alarm Center Student Scholarship Law Enforcement   Freshman or Sophomore $1,000 July 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Mesothelioma Guide Scholarship Any   Affected by mesothelioma Varies July 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
PushToFitness Scholarship Any     $1,500 July 6, 2018 Website Link Essay
Goedeker Book Scholarship Any     $500 July 8, 2018 Website Link Essay
Goedeker Public Service Families Book Scholarship Any   Public service employee or immediate family member $500 July 8, 2018 Website Link Essay
Duffy Law Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Sure Oak Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Redfin Scholarship Any Minimum 3.5 GPA   $2,500 July 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Eric Ramos Law Drunk Driving Pledge Scholarship Any     $1,000 July 31, 2018 Website Link Video
VOLT Lightning Scholarship STEM   enrolled in a STEM program, or the child of a parent who currently works in a STEM industry $500 July 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Sutliff & Stout First Step Scholarship Any     $2,500 August 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
The Home Team Hawaii Scholarship Any     $1,000 August 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
My LED Lighting Guide Scholarship Business, Engineering, Environmental Science Minimum 2.5 GPA   $1,000 August 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Hunting Bow Yearly Scholarship Any     $500 August 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Mesothelioma.net Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,000 August 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Cogniizant Transformation Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Any     $500 August 17, 2018 Website Link Video
Innovative Smiles Scholarship Any     $500 August 27, 2018 Website Link Essay
Brian White & Associates Undergraduate Scholarship Any     $1,500 August 30, 2018 Website Link College Acceptance/Resume
Trove Scholarship Any     $1,000 September 14, 2018 Website Link Essay
Business Leaders Scholarship Business Minimum 3.2 GPA   $1,500 October 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
TestPrepHQ Scholarship Any     $2,500 October 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
KidGuard Scholarship Any     Varies October 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Cointame Scholarship Any     $1,200 November 25, 2018 Website Link Essay
Aaron Boria Scholarship Law   Interest in law $500 November 30, 2018 Website Link Essay
ClickItTicket Scholarship Any     $500 December 1, 2018 Website Link Essay
Boston Personal Injury Scholarship Any     $500 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
The Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship Any     $1,500 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Homedust Scholarship Any     $3,000 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
Hartford Technology Rental Company IT Scholarship Information Technology or related field Minimum 3.0 GPA Current junior or senior $1,000 December 15, 2018 Website Link Essay
10Unbiased Scholarship Any   Studying Technology, Communication, Business, Marketing, Finance $500 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Students Affected by Cancer Scholarship Any Minimum 3.0 GPA Current/former cancer patient, or have stood by a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer. $1,000 December 31, 2018 Website Link Essay
Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship Any Minimum 2.0 GPA   $2,500 January 1, 2019 Website Link Essay
Rising Stars Interior Design Scholarship Design-Related Field Minimum 3.0 GPA   $2,500 June 30, 2019 Website Link Essay