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Western Opportunity Grant

The Western Opportunity Grant is a Grant sponsored by Western Illinois University.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Average: $1000
Application Deadline: 15-Jun
Requirements: Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to minority applicants.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Western Illinois University
One University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone Number: 309 298 1808

You can find out more by contacting:

Janice Owens
Director, Scholarship Activities
Sherman Hall 308, One University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone Number: 309 298 2001
Fax Number: 309 298 2432

It will help if you thoroughly research the latest information on the grant. The best shot of success will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, identify the particular aims of the Western Illinois University and what they hope to achieve with the Western Opportunity Grant. Once that is done, figure out if you have the possibility of being awarded the grant. Upon determining that you have the possibility that you can be awarded the Western Opportunity Grant, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

A vital detail of working toward obtaining the grant is properly completing the forms. Some forms are long and boring, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application properly. It would be awful to miss out on a technicality.

After filing, it's important to know when the Western Opportunity Grant confers the award and actually dispenses the resources so that you can know if it is possible to count on the grant to assist with the expenses associated with school and its personal usefulness, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the Western Opportunity Grant. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to cover the expenses associated with school, and making use of the Western Opportunity Grant to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Western Opportunity Grant, don't give up, there will be alternative grants for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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