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At Southern Illinois University Carbondale, we recognize the importance of a quality education and are dedicated to helping you find a way to achieve your higher education goals. 

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SIU awards more than 20 million dollars in scholarships to undergraduates each year.

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More than 6 million dollars is awarded to new students each year.

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More than 5,500 incoming students are awarded scholarships each year.

NEW FRESHMAN AND TRANSFER
STUDENTS

Sign in to the Scholarship Opportunity Manager and complete your General Scholarship Application after admission to apply for departmental scholarships. Renew yearly between Sept. 1 and Feb. 1.

CONTINUING OR CURRENT
STUDENTS

Sign in to the Scholarship Opportunity Manager and renew your General Scholarship Application to apply for departmental scholarships. Renew yearly between Sept. 1 and Feb. 1.

Graduate Students: Contact the Graduate School or your academic department for scholarship information. Graduate students should also complete the General Scholarship Application

International Students: Scholarship information can be found at International Students and Scholars. International students should also complete the General Scholarship Application

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Make a difference!

"When I opened that letter telling me I won those two scholarships, it felt as if a huge weight had been lifted from my shoulders. I am forever grateful for those scholarships.”
Alfred Jamal Kinchen, Junior

Ways to Give