Scholarship Awarding Timeline

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June

  • High school seniors should apply for admission and have qualifying credentials on file with the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
  • Awarding begins for the Dean's Scholarship.
  • Awarding also begins for our Dean's Transfer Scholarship.

July

  • The General Scholarship Application opens. The SIU General Scholarship Application is required to compete for our college and departmental scholarship opportunities. Deadline is December 1.

August

October

  • The 2019-20 FAFSA opens online.
  • Incoming freshmen, transfer, and continuing students should be investigating college and departmental scholarships available through the General Scholarship Application Database. The common application period for on campus scholarships is August 1 – December 1.

November

  • A completed Application for Undergraduate Admission must be submitted, including all required credentials and documents, by November 1 to be considered for the University Excellence and Chancellor's Scholarships.

December

  • SIU Scholars Program Application is due December 1.  This application must be submitted to be eligible to compete for the University Excellence and Chancellor's Scholarships.
  • The SIU General Scholarship Application must be submitted by December 1 to be considered for our college and departmental scholarship opportunities at SIU.

February

  • The Chancellor's and University Excellence Scholarship Interview Weekend will be held on February 1 & 2, 2019 for those that qualify.
  • Must be admitted to SIU by February 1 to be considered for our competitive transfer scholarships, the Provost and Transfer Achievement Awards.
  • Transfer Scholars Program Application is due by February 17.  This application must be submitted to be considered for the Provost and Transfer Achievement Scholarships.

March

  • Students should contact New Student Orientation for orientation, advisement, and registration information.
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships are awarded.
  • Transfer Scholarship Interview Day is March 25, 2019.

May

  • Scholarship offers must be accepted by May 1.