SIUE offers more than 450 scholarship opportunities.Search and Apply for Scholarships
Prospective Academic Student Scholarships are available only to students entering in the fall term. Out-of-state tuition awards are available for all terms (fall, spring, and summer).
Here are just a few of the prestigious SIUE scholarships available for incoming freshmen and transfer students:
|Academic Award Opportunity (fall entry only) and Application Deadline||Award Amount||Criteria|
12/1/2016 including submitting the Supplemental Profile online:
International Students are eligible
|Full tuition, fees, room and board as funding is available||
Admitted freshmen with an SAT ERW + M only ≥ 1280 and/or ACT ≥27 will be considered
Average Profile of Selected Scholars: 30 ACT (SAT CR+M 1390) and 3.90 GPA
|Cougar Pride Scholarship
|Up to $16,000 over 4 years as funding is available||Admitted freshmen with an SAT ERW + M only ≥ 1130 and/or ACT ≥23 and transfers (3.0 GPA in at least 24 semester hours in transferable coursework) will be considered|
|Johnetta Haley Scholarship
|Up to $8,000 over 4 years as funding is available||Admitted freshmen with an SAT ERW + M only ≥ 1130 and/or ACT ≥23 and transfers (3.0 GPA in at least 24 semester hours in transferable coursework) 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 in an undergraduate program for fall term entry. One-time award as funding is available.||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.|
Preferential consideration will be given to students completing the application for admission on or before 12/1/2016 and filing the FAFSA as soon as possible beginning 10/1/2016.
|Up to $4,000 per academic year as funding is available. Potential for renewal is based on financial need.
||Newly admitted freshmen entering fall 2017. 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) required. SIUE FAFSA code: 001759 Awards made to the neediest based on FAFSA results.|
|Out-of-State Opportunities (available for all terms – fall, spring and summer)|
|In-state tuition is available to residents of Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Children, grandchildren, siblings, step-children of SIUE alumni; students with an ACT score of 27 or above (SAT 1210-1240 [CR+M only]).|
High Achiever Opportunity
|Eligible out-of-state freshmen and transfers receive the in-state tuition rate. The opportunity 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 an SAT ERW + M only ≥ 1280 and/or ACT ≥27 or transfers with a 3.5 cumulative GPA in at least 24 hours of transferable coursework.|
|Geographic Enhancement Opportunity (GEO)
International Students are eligible
|Eligible out-of-state 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 an SAT ERW + M only ≥ 1130 and/or ACT ≥23, transfers (3.0 GPA in at least 24 hours of transferable coursework), international students (3.0 GPA and 79 TOEFL, or equivalent), or students who have been recognized through a competitive departmental process.|
Government / Outside Scholarships
Scholarships may be awarded from a variety of sources other than the University. View a list of some government / outside scholarships.
Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has a number of Illinois scholarships available.
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