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Scholarships

SIUE is committed to supporting exceptional academic talent. For students receiving aid in 2014-15, the average financial aid received from all sources was $11,950.

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
12/1/2014
including submitting the Supplemental Profile online:
siue.edu/meridian
International Students are eligible
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
12/1/2014
Up to $16,000 over 4 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
12/1/2014
Up to $16,000 over 4 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.
e-Guarantee
Limited funding. Preferential consideration will be given to students completing the application for admission on or before 12/1/2014 and filing the FAFSA as soon as possible after 1/1/2015.
Amounts will vary. After applicant’s completion 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 Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Children, grandchildren, siblins, step-children of SIUE alumni; students with an ACT score of 27 or above (SAT 1210-1240).

HighAchieve Scholarship
12/1/2014

Eligible out-of-state freshmen receive the 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.

First-time, full-time out-of-state freshmen with a composite ACT ≥ 27 (1210 SAT)

Geographic Enhancement Opportunity Scholarship (GEO)
12/1/2014
International Students are eligible
Freshmen and transfers meeting criteria are eligible for up to $9,400 (based on 15 semester hours of credit) as funding is available.

First-time, full-time admitted out-of-state freshmen (with a composite ACT score ≥ 23 and/or 1050 SAT), transfers (3.0 GPA in at least 24 hours of transferable coursework), international students (2.9 GPA and 79 TOEFL, or equivalent), or who have been recognized through a competitive departmental process.

 

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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