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The SIUE priority filing date and deadline to be considered for
Fall 2015 scholarships is Monday, December 1.
 

Institutional Scholarships


Prestigious SIUE Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students
The E Guarantee Award Amounts: Amounts will vary. After completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and applying all available state and federal programs to a student's account, SIUE will assist families with filling remaining unmet financial need. Awards will be made as funding is available.
Criteria: Admitted Illinois freshmen with an ACT ≥ 19 (900 SAT), $0 Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and family income levels at or below federal poverty guidelines.
Application Deadline: Preferential consideration will be given to students completing the application for admission on or before 12/01/14 and the FAFSA as soon as possible after 01/01/15.
Award Renewal: Student's financial eligibility for the program will be reviewed annually. Award is good for up to 8 semesters. Students must complete 12 hours per semester and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
Johnetta Haley Scholarship Award Amounts: Up to $16,000 over four years awarded for freshmen and transfers as funding is available.
Criteria: Through a competitive process, admitted freshmen with an ACT ≥ 23 (1050 SAT) will be considered. Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution must have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA in at least 24 semester hours in course work that is transferable to SIUE, including students with a recognized associates degree. This program is designed to encourage enrollment of new freshmen and transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds planning on careers in nursing, engineering, sciences, or teacher education. All students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: Preferential consideration will be given to students completing the application for admission on or before 12/01/14. 
Award Renewal: Award is good for 8 semesters. Students must complete 12 hours per semester and maintain a 2.9 cumulative GPA.
Cougar Pride Scholarship Award Amounts: Up to $16,000 over four years awarded for freshmen and transfers as funding is available.
Criteria: Through a competitive process, admitted freshmen with an ACT ≥ 23 (1050 SAT) will be considered. Students transferring from a regionally accredited institution must have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA in at least 24 hours in course work that is transferable to SIUE, including students with a recognized associates degree. All students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: Preferential consideration will be given to students completing the application for admission on or before 12/01/14. 
Award Renewal: Award is good for 8 semesters. Students must complete 12 hours per semester and maintain a 2.9 cumulative GPA.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Award Amounts: $2,000 awarded to Phi Theta Kappa-quality transfers admitted in an undergraduate program for fall term entry.
Criteria: 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 associates degree. Students must be members of Phi Theta Kappa academic honor society. All students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: Scholarships will be awarded as funds are available. 
Award Renewal: This is a non-renewable, one-time award for fall entry transfers.
Meridian Scholarship Award Amounts: Full tuition, fees, room, and board scholarships awarded annually as funding is available.
Criteria: Through a competitive process, admitted freshmen with an ACT ≥ 27 (1210 AST) will be considered. All students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: 12/01/14 for fall 2015

Award Renewal: Award is good for 8 semesters. Students must complete 12 hours per semester and maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA.

Submit Supplemental Meridian Profile 

Geographic Enhancement
Opportunity Award (GEO)
Award Amounts: Special tuition rate equal to 1.2 times the current Illinois in-state tuition rate.  Freshmen and transfers meeting criteria are eligible for up to $9,400 (based on 15 semester hours of credit) as funding is available.
Criteria: Must be a first-time, full time admitted out-of-state freshman with a composite ACT score of 23-26 (1050-1200 SAT), or transfers (3.0-3.49 cumulative GPA in at least 24 hours of transferable course work) or who have been recognized for outstanding talent through a competitive departmental process.


Application Deadline: 12/01/14
High Achievers Award Award Amounts: Out-of-state freshmen and transfers receive the in-state tuition rate. Special tuition rate equal to 1.0 times the current Illinois in-state tuition rate.The scholarship equates to an annual reduction in tuition of approximately $11000 (based on 15 semester hours of credit) as funding is available.
Criteria: First-time, full-time admitted freshmen with a composite ACT score equal to or greater than 27 (1210 SAT), or transfers (3.5-4.0 cumulative GPA in at least 24 hours of transferable course work)


Application Deadline: Automatically awarded based on criteria and as funds are available.
Legacy Tuition Rate Award Amounts: Out-of-state freshmen and transfers with alumni connections to SIUE (verified parent, grandparent, sibling, step parent or guardian) receive the in-state tuition rate.  This special tuition rate is equal to 1.0 times the current Illinois in-state tuition rate.  The scholarship equates to an annual reduction in tuition of approximately $11000 (based on 15 semester hours of credit) as funding is available.

Criteria: 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.
Application Deadline: Automatically awarded based on criteria and as funds are available
Scholarships are available for students entering in the fall term only.

Other Institutional Scholarships

University and Foundation Scholarship Application.  Preferred Application Deadline March 1.

 

James R. Anderson Housing Available to current SIUE students, preferably from the Chicago area, with demonstrated leadership in community service/University Housing activities. The value includes $1,000 toward University housing charges. To be considered, you must have a minimum 3.00 GPA and be academically motivated.

Apply by March 1.

 

Zimmer Academic Achievement Award

Preference will be given firstly to APO members and then other sorority or fraternity members.  To be considered, you must have financial need and a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

Apply by March 1.

Martha Huckelberry Offered to single parents attending SIUE. The scholarship value varies. To be considered, you must have financial need and a minimum of 2.50 GPA.

Apply by March 1.

 

Leo and Hilda Kolb Memorial Available to Madison county residents with preference for Marine Township residents. The value of the scholarship is up to $500. To be considered, you must have financial need and academic merit.

Apply by March 1.

 

Arthur and Dorothy Metz Available to Dupo High School graduates entering SIUE. Graduates of Valmeyer High School may be considered. The value varies but is not to exceed tuition charges. To be considered, you must have a 2.75 GPA and be in the 85th percentile of your high school class.

Apply by March 1.

 

James M. and Aune P. Nelson Minority Offered to Alton High School graduates entering SIUE or continuing SIUE students who are African, Hispanic, or Native American. The value of the scholarship is Illinois tuition. To be considered, you must have financial need and a minimum of 2.00 GPA at AHS or 2.50 GPA at SIUE.

Apply by March 1.

 

Joseph “Cobby” Rodriguez Memorial Available to police officers or family members of police members who reside in St. Clair county. The value of the scholarship is $250. To be considered, you must have financial need and a 2.00 GPA.

Apply by March 1.

 

Maurice and Catherine Sessel Available to Alton High School graduates entering SIUE or who are continuing SIUE students. The value of the scholarship is Illinois tuition and fees. To be considered, you must have financial need and 2.50 GPA from AHS (entering students) or 2.50 GPA from SIUE (continuing students).

Apply by March 1.

 

Thelma Thompson Memorial Offered to single parents. The value of the scholarship varies. To be considered, you must have financial need and have a 2.50 GPA.

Apply by March 1.

 

Louise Wilkins Saunders Offered to support an SIUE student who is returning to college to pursue a bachelor's or master's degree. Preference will be given to non-traditional students with financial need.

Apply by March 1.

 


Departmental Scholarships

A Darlene Hale

Scholarship for Collinsville Unit 10 High School senior entering SIUE, in upper 50% of graduating class, demonstrated leadership or service, must maintain 2.0 GPA while attending SIUE to retain scholarship.

Apply by April 25, 2015

A Darlene Hale Scholarship Application

Alumni Association Scholarship for new freshmen, transfers, or undergraduate students who are the son, daughter, grandchild, or sibling of a SIUE Alumni member. The scholarship pays tuition. To be considered, you must have financial need and academic merit.

Contact the Alumni Director's Office in Birger Hall.
Air Force ROTC Available to Illinois residents enrolled in military science courses. The value of the scholarship is tuition and criteria to be considered varies.

Contact the Air Force ROTC unit at 314-977-8227.

Visit the Air Force ROTC website.
Army ROTC Available to Illinois residents enrolled in a military science course. The value of the scholarship is tuition. To be considered, you must have a 2.50 GPA.

Contact Army ROTC unit.

Visit the Army ROTC website.
Bessie May Briggs Mason Offered to Alton High School graduates entering SIUE as a freshman with a desire to teach. To be considered, you must have financial need and academic merit.

Apply by February 1.
Business Offered to students with academic achievement in Business. There are numerous scholarships based on academic merit, and the value varies.

Visit the School of Business Guide to Scholarships and Awards for more information.
Engineering Offered to students with academic achievement in Engineering. There are numerous scholarships based on financial need and academic merit. The value of the scholarships varies.

Contact the School of Engineering for more information and application.
Fine Arts Available to new freshman, transfer, or continuing SIUE students with demonstrated talent in art and design, theatre and dance, or music. Scholarship values and criteria vary.

Contact the appropriate department for more information.

Arts & Design | Theatre & Dance | Music
Kimmel Leadership Offered to SIUE students with leadership and volunteer service. The value is Illinois tuition (one semester) and is based on academic merit.

Contact the Kimmel Leadership Center for more information and application.
Martin Luther
King Jr.
Offered to SIUE students who exemplify Martin Luther King's teachings. The value of the scholarship varies and is based on academic merit.

Contact the Kimmel Leadership Center for more information and application.
Phi Kappa Phi Undergraduate Available to Undergraduates with at least 61 hours (minimum of 24 earned at SIUE) by the end of fall semester. The value of the scholarship is $1,000; applicants must have a minimum 3.50 GPA.

Visit the Instructional Service Website for more information.
Lyle Ward Balanced Man Available to new freshman or transfer students who are sophomore/junior status at time of the application with a 3.25 GPA and demonstrated leadership and/or service in academics, athletics, community service and any other activity deemed beneficial to the students' community.

Contact Sigma Phi Epsilon at the Kimmel Leadership Center for more information.

Apply for the Lyle Ward Balanced Man Scholarship

Ryan Fark
Memorial Scholarship
Available to an SIUE freshman who has demonstrated the characteristics and values of Ryan Fark, completed at least one academic semester but no more than three academic semesters, and submit a 500 word, or less, essay on the topic, "What values and experiences gained from growing up in your community will allow you to enhance Greek Life at SIUE."

Contact Sigma Pi at the Kimmel Leadership Center for more information.
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