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Scholarships

SIUE is committed to supporting exceptional academic talent. For students receiving aid in 2012-13, the average financial aid received from all sources was $11,416.

Scholarships are available for students entering in the fall term only.

Here are just a few of the prestigious SIUE scholarships available for incoming freshmen and transfer students:

Award Opportunity
and Application Deadline
Award Amount Criteria
Meridian Scholarship
12/2/2013
including submitting the Supplemental Profile online:
siue.edu/meridian
Full tuition, fees, room and board as funding is available Admitted Freshmen with a composite ACT ≥ 27 (1210 SAT) will be considered
Cougar Pride Scholarship
12/2/2013
Up to $16,000 over four years as funding is available Admitted freshmen (with a composite ACT ≥ 23 and/or 1050 SAT) and transfers (3.0 gpa in at least 24 semester hours in transferable course work) will be considered
Johnetta Haley Scholarship
12/2/2013
Up to $16,000 over four years as funding is available Admitted freshmen (with a composite ACT ≥ 23 and/or 1050 SAT) and transfers (3.0 gpa in at least 24 semester hours in transferable course work) will be considered. This scholarship is designed to support enrollment of students who are underrepresented in their anticipated field of study.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $2,000 awarded to Phi Theta Kappa-quality transfers admitted for fall 2014; scholarships will be awarded as funding is available.
 
This is a non-renewable, one-time award for fall 2014 transfers.
Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution must have earned a minimum 3.5 GPA in at least 24 hours of course work that is transferable to SIUE, including students with a recognized associate’s degree. Students must be members of Phi Theta Kappa academic honor society and pursuing a baccalaureate degree at SIUE. All students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
e-Guarantee
Limited funding. Preferential consideration will be given to students completing the application for admission on or before 12/2/2013 and filing the FAFSA as soon as possible after 1/1/2014.
Amounts will vary. After applicant’s completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and application of all available state and federal programs to student’s account, SIUE will assist families with filling remaining unmet financial need.
 
Awards will be made as funding is available.
Admitted Illinois freshmen with an ACT ≥ 19 (900 SAT), $0 Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and family income levels at or below federal poverty guidelines.
 
Out-of-State Opportunities
In-state tuition is available to residents of Missouri as well as other regional states.
Geographic Enhancement Opportunity Scholarship (GEO)
12/2/2013
Special tuition rate equal to as much as $9,400 (1.2 times the current Illinois in-state tuition rate)

Automatically awarded based on criteria as funds are available

Renewable for up to three years. Must be a first-time, full time admitted out-of-state freshman with a composite ACT score of 23-26 (1050-1200 SAT), or transfer (2.50–2.99 cumulative GPA in at least 24 hours of transferable course work) or have been recognized for outstanding talent through a competitive departmental process.

To receive the GEO, students also must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and their financial aid file.
Premier Metro Award
12/2/2013
Out-of-state freshmen and transfers with alumni connections to SIUE (verified parent, grandparent, sibling, stepparent or guardian) receive the in-state tuition rate. This special tuition rate is equal to the current Illinois in-state tuition rate. The scholarship equates to an annual reduction in tuition of approximately $11,000 (based on 15 semester hours of credit) as funding is available.

Automatically awarded based on criteria as funds are available
 
Renewable for up to three years

First-time, full-time admitted freshmen with a composite ACT score equal to or greater than 27 (1210 SAT), or transfers (3.0 cumulative GPA in at least 24 hours of transferable course work)

In order to receive the Legacy Tuition Rate students must indicate their alumni connection to the university in question number 10 on the undergraduate application and they must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and their financial aid file.

 

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Many other institutional scholarships are available each year. Several departmental scholarships and government/outside scholarships also are available to students who meet the criteria.

Learn more about all scholarship opportunities.

Visit the SIUE Office of Financial Aid for details about funding your education.

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