Western Illinois University Scholarships

Western Illinois University Scholarships

Western Illinois University International Scholarships

Western Illinois University Scholarships offers the scholarship is required the document below

  • Graduate Students: Read more about the International Graduate Commitment Scholarship in addition to graduate assistantships.
  • Undergraduate Students: Read more about the International Undergraduate Commitment Scholarship.
  • Transfer Students: Read more about the Transfer Undergraduate Commitment Scholarship.
  • Students receiving a graduate assistantship are not eligible for the Graduate Commitment Scholarship or the
  • International Presidential Scholarship
  • Please note some of the scholarships have new criteria that begins for fall semester 2021. Students receiving
  • spring semester 2021 scholarships may have different award amounts.

International Undergraduate Commitment Scholarship

Western Illinois University International Scholarships Award:

  • $ 4,000 – 8,000 per year, available fall and spring semester
  • $ 8,000 per year: 3.5 GPA confirmed by WIU
  • $ 6,000 per year: 3.0 GPA confirmed by WIU
  • $ 4,000 per year: 2.5 GPA confirmed by WIU

Criteria:

  • Renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as an undergraduate (8 semesters total) OR until student receives a degree, whichever comes first
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA must be maintained for renewal
  • 30 SH must be completed in the prior awarded year to earn renewal
  • Students must have earned less than 24 college credits
  • Continuous full-time enrollment required (Prorated to $ 750 per 3 SH if an immigration exemption has been awarded for the final semester)
  • 50% will be awarded fall semester and 50% will be awarded spring semester. Not available to students on a government or NGO sponsorship program except with a bilateral agreement
  • Recipients may enroll in summer school at in-state rates
  • Students enrolled in full-time online studies are eligible
  • Scholarship only applied to WIU tuition. No cash refund is available.
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International Graduate Commitment Scholarship

Award: $ 4,000, available fall and spring semester

Criteria:

  • Must be a newly admitted graduate, non-sponsored international student enrolling to WIU for the first time.
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA (confirmed by WIU)
  • Renewable for a second year with a 3.0 GPA maintained
  • Continuous full-time enrollment required (Prorated to $ 500 per 3 SH if an immigration exemption has been awarded for the final semester)
  • 50% will be awarded fall semester and 50% will be awarded spring semester
  • Recipients may enroll in summer school at in-state rates
  • Students enrolled in full-time online studies are eligible
  • Students receiving a graduate assistantship are not eligible for this award
  • Scholarship only applied to WIU tuition. No cash refund is available.

Provides an annual award to incoming transfers, non-sponsored international students enrolling to WIU for the first time.

International Undergraduate Transfer Commitment

Award:

  • $ 4,000 – $ 8,000 per year, available fall and spring semester
  • $ 4,000 per year: 3.0 GPA on 24+ transfer credits
  • $ 2,000 per year: 2.5 – 2.99 GPA on 24 + transfer credits

Western Illinois University Scholarships Criteria:

  • $ 8,000 per year: 3.5 GPA per year
  • $ 6,000 per year: 3.00 GPA
  • $ 4,000 per year: 2.5 GPA
  • Renewable for two additional years (four semesters) as an undergraduate (6 semesters total) OR until student receives a degree, whichever comes first
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA must be maintained for renewal
  • 30 SH must be completed in the prior awarded year to earn renewal
  • Recipients must have earned a minimum of 24 college credits and eligibility is based on college GPA
  • Continuous full-time enrollment (Prorated to $ 750 per 3 SH if an immigration exemption has been awarded for the final semester)
  • 50% will be awarded fall semester and 50% will be awarded spring semester. Not available to students on a government or NGO sponsorship program except with a bilateral agreement
  • Recipients may enroll in summer school at in-state rates
  • Students enrolled in full-time online studies are eligible
  • Scholarship only applied to WIU tuition. No cash refund is available
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International Presidential Scholarship

Award: $ 3000

Criteria:

  • Renewable for up to three years (six semesters) as an undergraduate (8 semesters total) OR until student receives a degree, whichever comes first
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA must be maintained for renewal
  • 50% will be awarded fall semester and 50% will be awarded spring semester
  • IPS must be available as a campus ambassador and aid our international recruitment efforts
  • Recipients may not earn any other academic or tuition reduction scholarship
  • Recipients may enroll in summer school under the terms of the scholarship
  • Students receiving a graduate assistantship are not eligible for this award
  • Awarded by a selection committee

Provides a one-time $ 2,000 scholarship to a graduate or undergraduate student who enrolls from any country currently not represented at WIU.

Western Illinois University Scholarships Country Pioneer Scholarship

Award: $ 2000

Criteria:

  • Prospective Student must have a 3.0 undergrad, transfer, or graduate GPA on entry
  • First arriving student-or all members of that cohort– from a country not represented will receive this award in any year that this country is not represented on our campus
  • Not renewable — First Year Only
  • Not combinable with Regional Diversity Scholarship
  • 50% will be awarded fall semester and 50% will be awarded spring semester
  • Students may not be recruited by an agency
  • Stackable with other scholarships

further information click here http://www.wiu.edu/global_studies/scholarships.php

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