Incoming Transfer Scholarships

Transfer Commitment Scholarship: $2,500

Awards $2,500 based on your college GPA and credit hours earned

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship: $1,000

Awards $1,000 to members of Phi Theta Kappa

Leatherneck Visitor Scholarship: $1,000

Awards $1,000 if you attend an on-campus event with Undergraduate Admissions

General Scholarships: Application Deadline May 1, 2020

+ How to Apply

  1. Apply to be a student at WIU
  2. Complete a General Application to be automatically considered for most WIU scholarships.
  3. Receive additional recommendations on additional scholarships.

Scholarship awards are sent to new transfer applicants 4-6 weeks after the posted deadline.
Questions? View the FAQ

Scholarship GPA, ACT Requirements Award
Foundation Two Year Scholarship Minimum 3.4 GPA Transferring 30 hours; Leadership; Extracurricular activities; and community service are considered $1,000
Western Illinois Now (WIN) Alumni Scholarship No minimum requirements Child or grandchild of a WIU alumnus; Financial need $750
Western Illinois Now (WIN) Alumni Council Scholarship No minimum requirements Child or grandchild of a WIU alumnus; Financial need $1,000
MidAmerica National Bank Scholarship Minimum 3.5 GPA Transfer from Spoon River College; Extra-curricular activities, community involvement, volunteerism $1,500
Herman R. Koester Scholarship No minimum requirements Son or daughter of deceased veteran honorably discharged from Armed Forces; Financial need Varies
William "Dr. B." and Jacquie Brattain Transfer Scholarship No minimum requirements Resident of Hancock, McDonough, or Schuyler County, IL; Transfer from community college; Demonstration of academic excellence and community involvement Varies
Sheila A. Grone Roehlk Scholarship Minimum 3.25 GPA Education major; Financial need; Preference to a Galesburg IL high school graduate; Incoming freshman also considered $2,000
Joseph R. Withers Memorial Scholarship Minimum 2.8 GPA Enrolled full-time; Child of a single parent with financial need based on FAFSA; Preference given to student from Peoria or of Christian faith Varies
A. Gilbert Belles Scholarship Minimum 3.0 GPA Graduate of McDonough County, IL high school; Demonstrated involvement in community college athletics or student activities $1,000
Maxene Brooks Scholarship Minimum 3.2 GPA Transferring a minimum 30 semester hours; Demonstrated leadership and community service $1,000
COEHS Transfer Book Scholarship Minimum 3.0 GPA Financial need; History of employment; Preference given to students with a major in College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) $500
Edward Ohlin Scholarship Minimum 3.4 GPA Leadership, extracurricular activities, and community service $1,000
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Scholarship No minimum requirements Ag Finance or Ag Business major; Financial need Varies
Patrick Magoon Scholarship Minimum 3.2 GPA Demonstrated leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, and/or employment; Financial need may be a consideration $1,000
Specialized Scholarships: Varied Application Deadlines
Scholarship GPA, ACT Requirements Award Deadline
G. Allan & Gertrude Laflin Alumni Council Scholarship Minimum 3.0 GPA Child of an alumnus; Completed 75 hours by end of semester in which applying; Active in university student organizations $1,500 March 30
Chad Stovall Memorial Scholarship No minimum requirements Must be diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or Attention Deficit Disorder; Good academic standing; Enrolled full time; Financial need will be considered Varies April 15
Kristi Gilbert Memorial Scholarship No minimum requirements Diagnosed with epilepsy; Good academic standing; Full time; Financial need $1,000 Contact the Disability Resource Center
Fraternal Order of Police Book Scholarship No minimum requirements Full time; Resident of McDonough County when graduated from high school $100 January 5 for spring semester
August 1 for fall semester
Episcopal Church of St. George Harold McMullen Memorial Scholarship At least sophomore class level; enrolled full time Preference to Episcopal faith attending an Episcopal church; good academic and judicial standing $500 September 27