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Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL
University Website: www.wiu.edu
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Western Illinois University (WIU) is a public university located in Macomb, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1899 as Western Illinois State Normal School. Like many similar institutions of the time, Western Illinois State Normal School focused on teacher training for its relatively small body of students. As the normal school grew, it became Western Illinois State Teachers College. Today, Western Illinois University is composed of two campuses that provide a wide range of academic programs. While the main campus is in Macomb, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities is in Moline, Illinois.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $10,538.00 avg tuition

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 295-1414

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Illinois

Name Amount Deadline
Alfred J. Lindsey Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Lila S. Linder English I Scholarship $750 Varies
Blenda Olson Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Clifford A. and Rosa Julstrom Scholarship $500 Varies
David P. Pasquini Award $500 Varies
Donald Poindexter Research Award Up to $150 Varies
Dr. and Mrs. R.L. Hardin Scholarship $500 Varies
Dr. Irving Garwood Shakespearean Scholarship $50 Varies
Dr. Norbert Goekner Scholarship $500 Varies
Dr. Olive Fite American Literature Scholarship $750 Varies
Dr. Paul Blackford British Literature Scholarship $300 Varies
Dr. Robert Henry Biological Sciences Award $150 Varies
Dr. Yan N. Lwin Scholarship $500 Varies
Drs. Nai-Tung and Lee-Hsia Ting English Scholarship $750 Varies
Emily V. Leonard History Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
English Department Scholar of the Year Award $500 Varies
Eula Cordell Larner Writing Award Varies Varies
F. H. Currens Memorial Award $350 Varies
H. D. Waggoner Memorial Award Varies Varies
H. Glenn Ayre Award $1,000 Varies
Jacob Burlak Scholar Scholarship Varies Varies
Jean S. and Roger M. Morrow Award $300 Varies
Jerry Purdum Memorial Scholarship in French $1,000 Varies
Kenneth L. Dixon Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Beth M. Stiffler Scholarship Varies Varies
Lila S. Linder English II Scholarship $750 Varies
Mary A. Bennett Award Varies Varies
Mary Olive Woods Scholarship Up to $750 Varies
New Graduate Fellowship in English - Western Illinois University $500 Varies
Paul Nollen Biology Honors Scholarship $1,000 Varies
R. M. Myers Award Varies Varies
Richard Schafer Freshman Award $500 Varies
Richard Schafer Geology Summer Field Camp Award Up to $200 Varies
Robert K. Fryzek Memorial Award $300 Varies
Ronald Maurer Memorial Scholarship $250 Varies
Ruth Russell Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Elizabeth Glenadine Gibb Mathematics Scholarship $750 Varies
Joseph and Mary Stipanowich Mathematics Scholarship $500 Varies
Wanninger Foundation Scholarship $500 Varies
Ann Collins Jazz Piano Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Dale Hopper Jazz Studies Scholarship $100 Varies
Dorothy and Maughan McMurdie Musical Theatre Scholarship $500 Varies
Dr. A. Oren Gould Scholarship $200 Varies
Harold F. Schory Scholarship $500 Varies
Harold F. Schory Scholarship-Debate $600 Varies
Jane Lanier Synovitz Memorial Scholarship Award $100 Varies
Juanita Prickett Memorial Scholarship $200 Varies
Laura Beu Music Scholarship $500 Varies
Lillian Ruth Robertson (Piano/Voice) Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Lillian Ruth Robertson Scholarship (Strings) $2,000 Varies
Ronald P. Maurer Scholarship $250 Varies
Rosalie and Norman Severinsen Scholarship $500 Varies
Ruby Miller Raglin Memorial Scholarship in Music Varies Varies
Silyx Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Silyx Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Silyx Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Talent Grant - Western Illinois University Up to $400 Varies
Blyler Award for Musical Excellence $300 Varies
Gardner Singer Scholarship $1,000 Varies
James Magsig Collaborative Piano Scholarship $500 Varies
Lester B. and Frances E. Collins Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Mary Ewing Scholarship for Theatre $500 Varies
Mary Ewing Scholarship for Theatre $500 Varies
Roscoe Linder Band Scholarship $600 Varies
Tonya Carey Suzuki Scholarship Varies Varies
Tug Haddock Scholarship Varies Varies
University Dance Theatre Award - Western Illinois University Varies Varies
Vocal Jazz Ensemble Award - Western Illinois University $225 Varies
Walter H. Eller Music Scholarship $200 Varies
Walter Rowland and Alena Belle Purdum Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Wayne N. Thompson Scholar Award Forensics Program $500 Varies
Wayne N. Thompson Scholar Award Graduate Students Public Comm. $1,000 Varies
Wayne N. Thompson Scholar Award Undergraduate Public Communication $1,000 Varies
Wayne N. Thompson Scholar Undergraduate Award $500 Varies
William H. and Jo Ann B. Sanders Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Jesse Ferne Routh Grice Scholarship $300 Varies
Dr. John Castle Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Charles G. Sadler History Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Emily Leonard History Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
MidAmerica National Bank Scholarship - WIU $1,500 Varies
Marcy G. and Lulu Bodine Scholarship $600 Varies
WIN/Alumni Association Scholarship $750 Varies
WIU Foundation Four Year Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Jim Joyce Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen $100 Varies
Roy M. Sallee Award Varies Varies
Foreign Languages Alumni Scholarship - WIU $1,000 Varies
Physics Department New Freshman Scholarship - WIU $500 Varies
Art Department New Freshman Scholarship - WIU $500 Varies
Pearle LeCompte Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Pearle LeCompte Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Department of Accounting and Finance Scholarship Varies Varies
Fred Rattner Memorial Mathematics Scholarship $500 Varies
Mary Cecile Stevens Scholarship $250 Varies
Art Department Western Opportunity Scholarship - WIU $500 Varies
Art Department Western Opportunity Scholarship - WIU $500 Varies
Clarence E. Neff Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Don Marshall Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Patricia Bulkeley Scholarship $600 Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Hugo Magliocco Trombone Scholarship Varies Varies
Maxine L. Robinson Scholarship $500 Varies
Maxine L. Robinson Scholarship $500 Varies
Ethel Ray Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
Michael J. Litwin Scholarship $1,000 Varies
George and Lucille Pittard Endowed Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Irene M. and Collin S. Wilcox Scholarship $750 Varies
Ishikawa-Fullmer Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Dr. John F. Castle Scholarship $500 Varies
John H. and Mary M. Leach Scholarship Varies Varies
Lila S. Linder Scholarship $750 Varies
Mitchell A. John Sportsmanship Award $100 Varies
Richard Schafer Freshmen Scholarship $600 Varies
Richard Schafer Freshmen Scholarship $600 Varies
Tom Wood Clarinet Scholarship $300 Varies
1st Farm Credit Services Scholarship $1,500 Varies