During the 2020-2021 school year, $22 million in scholarships and awards were given to EIU students. Eastern Illinois University remains invested in its students and their ability to graduate from the university.
If you've made your plans to attend Eastern, make sure you check into some of our most prestigious scholarship opportunities! The awards highlighted on these pages are categorized based on three types of incoming students:
Additional information is also available online for the following awards:
Knowing and becoming familiar with a timeline to search, identify, and apply for scholarships can be a bit tricky. At Eastern Illinois University, many scholarships become available between each year from January through March, with some opportunities in September and October.
The timeline on this page can help make the scholarship process much easier when completing all of the necessary scholarship steps and will help you to avoid missing out on any scholarship opportunities. With a little time, commitment, and perseverance, scholarships can help tremendously with financing a college education.