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EIU Scholarship Search

Welcome to the EIU Scholarship Search. Our database of scholarships is constantly growing and being updated. Currently there are 640 scholarships listed.  Please select one or more criteria to narrow your search.  Clicking "search" without selecting any options will return all records.

How Scholarships Help

Eastern Illinois University is committed to assisting students with achieving their educational goals. Each year, scholarships are made available to incoming and continuing students.

In the 2014-2015 school year, over 6,780 scholarships and awards were given to students totaling over $13.5 million. Eastern Illinois University remains invested in its students and their ability to graduate from the university.

Highlighted Scholarships

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:

Scholarship Timeline

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.