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2006-2007 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2006-2007 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Scholarships/Awards


You may conduct an EIU scholarship search at http://www.eiu.edu/~scholars/.

Foundation Awards

Detailed descriptions of scholarships available through the Eastern Illinois University Foundation may be examined at Neal Welcome Center, 860 West Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, during normal business hours. Please note that this is a complete listing of all scholarships approved by the Foundation Board of Directors. Some awards are funded by estate commitments and are not fully funded at this time. These scholarships are marked with an asterisk. Also, note that Foundation awards may impact other financial aid that a student may be eligible to receive.

Accountancy Advisory Board Endowment. Established by the Accountancy Advisory Board to strengthen the Accountancy Program at EIU. This award may be used for, but is not limited to, the following: accounting scholarships, faculty development, special conferences, guest speakers, consultants, technology renewal, instructional improvements, recognition/recruitment events, and capital projects. If a scholarship is awarded, the student must be accepted to the Accounting Program with an overall GPA of 3.2. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

William E. Adams Memorial Scholarship. Established by Dr. Marian Wozencraft.*

Gayle Hutton Adkins Award. Established in memory of Gayle Hutton Adkins, an alumna of Eastern, this award is made annually to a junior or senior demonstrating outstanding personal character and high scholarship in the pre-medical studies program. Preference will be given to a married candidate. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

The Jessie Voigt Allhands Mathematics Scholarship. Established in 1996 by Jessie Voigt Allhands, this scholarship goes to a full-time undergraduate student majoring or intending to major in a degree program in the Department of Mathematics. Recipients must have an overall GPA of 3.0 from their high school. Financial need is a consideration. Preference will be given to students from West Salem, Illinois, or communities close to West Salem. Apply to the Chair, Mathematics Department.

American Marketing Association Achievement Award. Established by the American Marketing Association of EIU, this award must be given to an AMA-EIU Chapter member in good standing who participates in chapter activities. The student must also be full-time and senior status. Apply to AMA-EIU Chapter.

American Marketing Association World Color Press Outstanding Junior Award. Established by the American Marketing Association of EIU, this award must be given to an AMA-EIU Chapter member in good standing who participates in chapter activities. The student must be full-time and returning the next academic year. Apply to AMA-EIU Chapter.

Dewey H. Amos Geology and Earth Science Award. Established in 1990 to provide an annual award for outstanding juniors in the Geology or Earth Science Program, this award is based equally on GPA and participation/leadership in the Geology and Earth Sciences programs.

Eulalee Anderson Fund for International Students. Established by Eulalee Anderson, this award given to full-time undergraduate or graduate international students in good academic standing at EIU. Applicants must be admitted to EIU with attendant approval tendered in the Office of International Programs prior to the awarding of the scholarship; all study credits must be applicable to the student’s degree program. Students who apply must have an overall 2.75 GPA, approval of the departmental academic advisor, and meet other criteria established by the Office of International Programs. Prior to returning to their native country, recipients may be asked to speak to the International Forum program regarding their study at EIU. Apply to the Director of International Admissions.

Nate Anderson Scholarship Incentive Fund. Established by Nate Anderson, this award is for full-time minority students at EIU. Awards are given to students who have shown significant improvement in their GPA from the previous semester. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Recipients must be well rounded and academically talented. Apply to the Director, Minority Affairs.

Rudolph D. Anfinson Scholarship. Established by Mrs. Ralph Widener, Sr. and Dr. Ralph Widener, Jr. in honor of Dr. Rudolph D. Anfinson, former Dean of Students at Eastern, this award is presented annually to a junior, senior or graduate student who is active in extracurricular activities (excluding intercollegiate athletics) and who displays outstanding character and scholastic achievement. Apply to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Charles B. Arzeni Tropical Biology Fund. Established by friends and family of Charles Arzeni, this award is presented to a junior Biological Sciences major with an overall GPA of 3.0. The award must be used for travel in the tropics for studies in tropical biology. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Athletic Training Scholarship. This award was established to provide an annual scholarship for students pursuing studies leading to careers in athletic training or related fields. Selection is based upon peer and staff evaluation, academic qualifications and clinical experience. Apply to Director, Athletic Training Program.

Attainment Fund Scholarship. Established in 1965 to provide financial assistance to outstanding students, the award presently goes each year to one or more students who have attained at least sophomore standing and who need at least one more year of study to receive a bachelor’s degree. Selection of the recipient, including the determination of financial need, is made by the Financial Grants Committee. Nominations are made by various departments on campus.

Grace T. Bair Business Scholarship. Established by Grace T. Bair*

Altamont Lions Club/Ernie C. Ballard Scholarship. Established in 1993 by Ernie C. Ballard, this award was established for a graduate of any Effingham County high school majoring in Biological Sciences with an interest in conservation or environmental sciences. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 2.5, display a need for financial aid, and demonstrate successful leadership and positive moral character regarding civic extracurricular student activities. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Betty Lou Balasi Scholarship. Established in 2002 by Victor Balasi in memory of his mother, this award is given to a junior, senior, or graduate student, majoring in Communication Studies, in good academic standing. The recipient must be enthusiastic and supportive of the University and the department. Apply to the Chair, Communication Studies.

Elisha H. and Estella Ziegler Baumgartner Scholarship. Established in 1991, this award was provided by the estate of Elisha H. Baumgartner. This award is given to one student in each of the following departments: Economics, History, Political Science and Sociology. Awards are made to sophomores who demonstrate financial need. Apply to the department.

I. Roberta Bell Minority Scholars Scholarship. Established in 1991 by Grace Markwell Meier, this award goes to minority students who have enhanced the dignity of minority culture through demonstrated academic achievement and excellence. Apply to Minority Affairs.

Beta Gamma Sigma Endowment Fund. Established by the Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter to strengthen and support the Chapter at EIU. The award may be used for, but is not limited to: scholarships, special conferences, guest speakers, recognition/recruitment events, and membership dues. If a scholarship is presented, the recipient must be a full-time student accepted to the School of Business and have completed at least 30 semester hours of course work. The recipient must also be a member in good standing of the EIU Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter.

Amy Blumberg/Collinsville High School Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Amy Blumberg, this award is for graduating seniors from Collinsville High School who will be attending EIU as a full-time student. A minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required. If there are multiple applicants, preference will be given to the student with financial need. Apply to Collinsville High School.

Amy Blumberg Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Ms. Blumberg, this award is given to a full-time student who is a new initiate of Gamma Mu Chapter of Sigma Kappa Sorority with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient must demonstrate involvement in co-curricular activities and show evidence of leadership qualities or experience. A one-page essay must be submitted explaining why she should receive the scholarship, including financial need. Apply to the Advisory Board, Gamma Mu Chapter of Sigma Kappa Sorority.

Stan, Dee, & Meagan Braden Scholarship. Established in 1999 by Stan and Dee Braden, this award benefits a junior or first semester senior who is majoring in Sociology. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 major and overall GPA and demonstrated responsibility by working or volunteering part-time. Apply to Chair, Sociology-Anthropology.

The Brankey Scholarship. Established in 1996 by Edward Brankey, this award goes to an incoming freshman Business major who shows potential for academic success. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Alexander Briggs Memorial Award. Established by Margaret Briggs in memory of her father, Alexander Briggs, the contractor who completed the L.C. Lord Administration Building, this award is made annually to a business major who has completed at least one year of college work with not less than a B average, and demonstrates outstanding personal character and interest in the field of business and business education. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Margaret Briggs Mathematics Scholarship. Established by Dorothy Jane Briggs in memory of Margaret Briggs, this award is made annually to a graduating senior from an Illinois high school who is majoring in mathematics and demonstrates high scholastic standing. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Mathematics Department.

Ewen “Lefty” Bryden Alumni Scholarship. Established in 1992 by the Leisure Studies Alumni, this award goes to a declared major in Recreation Administration who carries a minimum GPA of 3.00 and demonstrates leadership potential. Apply to the Department of Recreational Administration.

Dorothy Davis Bunge Scholarship. Established in 1990 by Gordon C. Bunge, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from DuPage County who participate in the Honors College with a 3.5 GPA. Students may reapply each year, but the scholarship shall not automatically be renewed. Apply to the Honors College.

Burgner Memorial Scholarship. This award was established by Helen Burgner Douglas Hart to provide a scholarship for a graduate of Mattoon or Charleston High School who is majoring in the Biological Sciences. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Dr. William Butler Physics Scholarship. Established by Randall & Brenda Wright, this award goes to a high school senior, or currently attending freshman or sophomore at EIU, majoring in Physics. (High school seniors must present recommendations from their Physics and Mathematics teachers and a written statement documenting the candidate’s intent to major in Physics. Applicants must show high scholastic potential. Apply to the Chair, Physics Department.

The Robert G. Buzzard Presidential Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Ms. Martha Feutz, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Teacher Education. The recipient must have earned approval to take teacher education courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The scholarship goes to a student who has demonstrated potential for scholarship, leadership, and service within the field of education. Apply to Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies.

The Irene Couchman Buzzard Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Ms. Martha Feutz, this award is presented to a full-time Art student with at least second semester sophomore standing. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and an art GPA of 3.0. Students will be nominated by the Art Department faculty. Preference will be given to students demonstrating an excellence in crafts. Apply to the Dean, College of Arts and Humanities.

Ruth Carman Scholarship. Established in memory of Ruth Carman, former professor of foreign languages at Eastern from 1914 to 1953, this award is presented annually to an outstanding student in foreign languages. Apply to Foreign Language Department.

Carpenter’s Local #347 Scholarship. Established in 2001 by Carpenter’s Local #347, this award goes to a child or stepchild of a member in good standing of Carpenter’s Local #347. Apply to Carpenter’s Local #347 or EIU Vice President for Student Affairs.

William H. and Waneta Sedgwick Catey Scholarship. Established in 1998 by Waneta Sedgwick Catey, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time junior or senior, majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Middle Level Education. The recipient must be a graduate of a Cumberland County or Clark County High School. Preference will be given to a graduate of Casey-Westfield High School who has a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need is a consideration. The recipient must show evidence of community service/volunteer activities. The recipient must be of good moral character as evidenced by a letter of recommendation. The award must be used for tuition. Apply to the Chair, Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Dr. Harold M. and Alice D. Cavins Scholarship. Established by Mary June Blackford, friends and family in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Harold M. and Alice Cavins, this award is presented to an Eastern junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in a health-related field and who is preparing for a career in a health-related field. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA, display an integrity of character, and demonstrate a willingness to be of service to the community. Apply to the Dean, College of Sciences, or to the Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies.

Charleston Business and Professional Women’s Club Scholarship. Established in 1994 by the Charleston Business and Professional Women’s Club, the scholarship is presented to a recipient from the Charleston area who is attending Eastern Illinois University. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to any Charleston Business and Professional Women’s Club member.

Charles and Barbara Clark Elementary Education Scholarship. Established in 1998 by Barbara Heise Clark, in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Middle Level Education. Financial need is a consideration. Preference will be given to students from Decatur schools. Apply to the Chair of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Martha Elizabeth and Vernice Elizie Clark Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1991, this award was created to present annual awards to sophomore, junior, or senior students majoring in Elementary Education. Recipients must be residents of Crawford County. Apply to the department.

Dr. Luis F. Clay-Mendez Scholarship. Established by friends and family in memory of Dr. Luis F. Clay-Mendez, this award is given to declared Spanish majors with teacher certification. A 3.0 GPA overall as well as a 3.0 major GPA is required. Applicants must provide a written statement of why he/she is deserving of the award and how he/she exemplifies the qualities and attributes of Dr. Clay-Mendez. Apply to the Chair, Foreign Languages.

The Clay/Richland Scholarship Fund. Established in 1988 by an anonymous donor, this award is presented annually to an undergraduate student from Clay/Richland counties entering Eastern Illinois University for the first time and admitted as a Pre-Business or Business major. The award is based on academic performance with the stipend paid upon verification of enrollment in the Fall. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

John P. Coffey United States Veterans Scholarship. Established John P. Coffey, this award is for full-time undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing at EIU. Applicants must have honorably served in the United States Armed Forces (any branch) and major in Business. Apply to the Chair, School of Business.

Kenneth E. Coffey, Jr. Scholarship. Established by friends and family in memory of Ken Coffey, this award is given to students from Coles, Edgar, Clark, or Cumberland County. Students must be in good academic standing. Financial need is a consideration but not a requirement. Apply to the Director, Financial Aid.

Walter and Lola Stephenson Cole Scholarship. Established in memory of Walter and Lola Stephenson Cole by an anonymous donor, this award is presented annually to a graduate of Marshall High School who demonstrates financial need, moral and civic character, and academic achievement. Apply to the Office of Development.

Charles H. and Dorothee Coleman Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Charles H. Coleman, former professor and Head of the Department of History, and a distinguished Lincoln scholar, this award goes annually to an undergraduate or graduate history major. Apply to the History Department.

College of Sciences. An overall GPA of 3.5 is required. Applicants must demonstrate active participation in civic activities, with preference given to those students who are community service oriented. Written essays will be required by the selection committee. Special consideration will be given to service and professional involvement. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Deans, College of Sciences and College of Education and Professional Studies or President of the Sigma Pi Fraternity.

Coles/Douglas Scholarship. Established in 1991 by an anonymous donor, this scholarship goes to students majoring in Elementary Education who are residents of Coles or Douglas County. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing. Apply to the department.

Charles E. & Ferne Tingley Compton Botany Scholarship. Established in 1999 by Mrs. Ferne Tingley Compton and the family & friends of Charles E. Compton, this award goes to a junior or senior student majoring in Biological Sciences with teacher certification option or the Botanical Sciences concentration. The recipient must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 and financial need. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Donna Lynn Connelly Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1989 by the parents of Donna Lynn Connelly, this award goes to a deserving female sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences. Apply to the School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

James E. and Joseph T. Connelly Scholarship. Established in 1993 by friends and colleagues of Joseph T. Connelly, this award was established for a junior or second-semester sophomore majoring in Political Science at Eastern. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.0 in three or more political science courses. The recipient must have a record of community or University service, and must write a 300-500-word essay illustrating a “social conscience approach” to a governmental problem. Apply to the Department of Political Science.

Carolyn Shores Cook and Allyn Cook Memorial Scholarship. Established in 2002 by Dr. Allyn Cook in memory of Carolyn Shores Cook, two awards are made annually, one to a Music major and one to a Biological Sciences major with Botanical Sciences concentration. Potential and capability for success in the field and financial need will be considered. Apply to the Dean, College of Arts & Humanities, and the Dean, College of Sciences.

Ruth C. Boyd Cook Memorial Award Fund. Established in 1992, this award is provided by the estate of Ruth C. Boyd Cook. It is given to the best student(s) who have completed at least one year in the field of painting. Apply to the College of Arts and Humanities.

Cooley-Marathon Scholarship. This award was established by Mr. and Mrs. Rex Cooley to provide a scholarship to an incoming full-time freshman student enrolled as a Pre-Business major. This award continues as long as the student remains in good standing in business. Apply to Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Stephen Alan Coon Mathematics Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Dr. Lewis H. and Rose M. Coon in memory of their son, Stephen Alan Coon, this award goes to a full-time sophomore majoring in a degree program in the Mathematics Department. The recipient must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and not higher than 3.5 and must have a need for financial aid. Preference will be given to those also majoring or minoring in Physics, then to those striving for a second degree in Mathematics. Apply to the Chair, Mathematics Department.

Mary Coon Cottingham Scholarship. Established by Harold & Lois Joseph.*

Calvin Countryman Memorial Award. Established by Dorothy Lee Countryman in memory of her husband, Calvin Countryman, a faculty member in the Art Department, the annual award is presented to an Art Education major of senior standing who has completed or is enrolled in student teaching. Apply to the Art Department.

Joseph and Cecilia Covi Scholarship. Established by Dario and Madeline Covi, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who graduated from Livingston, Illinois High School. If there is not a qualified candidate, the recipient must be a high school graduate who is a resident of Illinois. Apply to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Carol Schnick Coyle Elementary Teacher Education Scholarship. Established in 2002 by Frank Coyle in memory of Carol Schnick Coyle, his wife, this award is made to a full-time student majoring in Elementary Education with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to Chair, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

William J. & Mathiel B. Crane Scholarship. Established by Mrs. Mathiel B. Crane, this award goes to an incoming freshman. The recipient must be a graduate of Charleston High School and display financial need. Apply to the CHS guidance counselor.

Joyce S. Crouse Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship. Established in 2000 to provide an award for a full-time student issued in a three-year cycle. The first and second year the recipient must be enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences. The third year, the student must be enrolled in the Gerontology Program. If there is no suitable candidate in Gerontology, then other FCS candidates may be considered. Apply to the Chair, Family and Consumer Sciences.

Richard L. Crouse Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1997 by family and friends of Richard Crouse, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Spanish. The recipient must have a keen interest in Spanish as demonstrated by extra-curricular activities and classroom excellence and enthusiasm. The award must be used to cover academic costs, which includes study abroad programs whose primary purpose is to improve proficiency in Spanish. Apply to the Chair, Foreign Language Department.

George L. Cunningham, Jr. Chemistry Scholarship. Established in 1997 by the family of George L. Cunningham, Jr. in memory of Dr. Cunningham and his parents, George L. Cunningham, Sr. and Irene Brooks Cunningham, this award goes to an undergraduate Chemistry major with an excellent academic record. Preference will be given to students with outstanding performance in physical chemistry. Apply to the Chair, Chemistry Department.

John and Katharine England Currey Scholarship. Established in 2003, this award given to full-time students with preference given to Marketing majors. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.0 unless he/she can demonstrate that they are employed at least 32 hours per week, then the recipient may have an overall GPA of 2.5. Apply to the Chair, School of Business.

Neil Cutright Memorial Award. Established by George L. and Dorothy Cutright in memory of their son, Neil Cutright, an alumnus of Eastern, the award is presented to a needy incoming freshman, with preference being given to graduates of Cumberland High School in Toledo, Illinois. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Principal, Cumberland High School.

Kenneth E. and Donelda Damann Aquatic Ecology Award. Established by Mrs. Donelda Damann in memory of Dr. Kenneth E. Damann, an authority in the field of Aquatic Ecology and former Chairman of the Botany Department. Two awards are made annually to one male and one female student majoring in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, or other fields relating to aquatic ecology who submit a superior aquatic research paper. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Ellen Cutright Decker Scholarship. Established in 1991 by A.B. and Eleanor Cutright, this scholarship benefits junior Elementary Education majors who are residents of the Cumberland High School or Casey High School districts. If no Elementary Education major is qualified, an education major from the area may be considered.

Sally Bohs Delaney Scholarship. Established by Dr. Shirley Moore in memory of her sister, this scholarship will be given to students studying flute. The recipient shall have completed 30 credit hours of college level coursework at EIU with an overall GPA of 2.5. Financial need should is not a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Music Department.

Gretchen Sue Denton Scholarship. Established in memory of Gretchen Sue Denton, a student at Eastern at the time of her death in 1971, an annual award is presented to a Recreation major of junior standing who gives definite promise of making a substantial contribution to the field of recreation. Apply to the Department of Recreation Administration.

Earl S. Dickerson Award. Established in 1991 by Earl S. Dickerson, this award goes to a senior who carries a minimum GPA of 3.60 after completing at least 30 hours of course work at Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must demonstrate qualities needed to be a professional accountant. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Ernest E. (Gene) Dolson Fund for Mathematics Education. Established in 1998 by Mrs. Doris Dolson in memory of her husband, this fund may award scholarships to junior or senior students who wish to teach mathematics at the K-9 level. Apply to Chair, Mathematics.

President Doudna Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1988 in memory of Quincy V. Doudna, who served as President of Eastern Illinois University from 1956 until 1971, this award is presented to a freshman graduating from an Illinois high school with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Apply to the Eastern Illinois University Honors College.

Eunice W. Dougherty Scholarships. Established by a bequest of Eunice W. Dougherty, the awards go annually to outstanding junior students enrolled in programs administered through the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences and the College of Sciences. Apply to Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences, or Dean, College of Sciences.

Thomas R. Drury Scholarship. Established in memory of Thomas R. Drury, an alumnus of Eastern, this award is presented annually to a student admitted to Eastern’s Graduate School who plans to pursue a career in instructional media. Apply to the Chair, Secondary Education and Foundations.

G.B. Dudley Award. Established by Tilford Dudley in memory of his father, Dr. G.B. Dudley, this award goes to outstanding students in the fundamental sciences: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Physics. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA in all academic studies, demonstrate the ability to conduct research, and exhibit the potential to do graduate work. Recipients are chosen by the chairpersons of these three departments. Apply to the Chair, Biological Sciences.

Lee E. and Fay C. Dulgar Mathematics Scholarship. Established by the Dulgars, this award is given to a full-time student majoring in math. The recipients shall be the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary of Kappa Mu Epsilon and the Math Club. Students must be active and diligent in the performance of their duties for Kappa Mu Epsilon or the Math Club. Apply to the Chair of the Mathematics Department.

Ray C. and Evelyn A. Duncan Teaching Scholarship. Established in 1988 through the estate of Ray C. Duncan, this award is used to make annual grants to Crawford County high school graduates who are planning a teaching career. Applicants are nominated by the principals of each Crawford County high school before March 1 annually. Each applicant must declare in writing the intention to become a teacher, and must present at least three letters of recommendation which evaluate his or her potential as a teacher. Apply to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Leonard and Olga Durham Environmental Biology Fund. Established by Dr. Leonard & Mrs. Olga Durham, this award may be used for assisting undergraduate and/or graduate Environmental Biology interns. Preference will be given to interns who will not be paid for their internships. The grant may be used for summer stipends for Environmental Biology and Zoology graduates in fisheries. Apply to the Chair, Biological Sciences.

Leo J. Dvorak Memorial Award. Established in memory of Dr. Leo J. Dvorak, former Director of the School of Music, this award is presented to a junior majoring in Music who shows promise of becoming an outstanding teacher in public school music. Apply to the Department of Music.

Economics Alumni Scholarship. Established in 1992 by the Department of Economics, this award is intended for a junior or senior accepted within the Department of Economics. The recipient must have a 3.0 or higher overall GPA and must demonstrate leadership within the Economics Department and serve as a role model for other students. Apply to the Department of Economics.

Edgar County Eastern Illinois University Alumni Scholarship (Athletic) Fund. Established in 1993 by the Eastern Illinois University Alumni of Edgar County, this award is designated for a recipient from Edgar County maintaining a B average or above and demonstrating dependability and potentiality. The recipient must be a citizen of the United States and must demonstrate University athletic intent. Apply to the Director of Athletics.

Brenda Edgar Scholarship For Women. Established by Brenda Edgar through Ronald McDonald Charities, this award is for a returning adult female parent over the age of 25, admitted to the BA in General Studies Degree Program. The recipient must have had a significant break in education due to life events and display a need for financial aid. Demonstration of the ability to complete college level work and evidence of a commitment to complete a baccalaureate degree is required. Preference will be given to single parent females who would be unable to complete a degree without financial assistance and to a woman coming out of an abusive situation who has a strong desire to improve the quality of life for herself and her children. Apply to the Director of the BA in General Studies Degree Program.

The Edgar County/Livingston C. Lord Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Mary B. and Shelby A. Price Foundation, Inc. in memory of Livingston C. Lord, President of Eastern Illinois University from 1899 until 1933, this award is presented annually to deserving graduating seniors from Edgar County high schools. Apply to the Eastern Illinois University Foundation or high school principal.

Education Scholars Award. Established by Doug and Mary Bower, this award is for full-time students majoring in a program leading to teacher certification. The recipient must be admitted to and in good standing with the Education Scholars Program. Students must be actively involved in the program and/or other professional organizations. Apply to the Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies.

Education Financing Foundation of California Scholarship. Established by the Education Financing Foundation of California, this award is for full-time undergraduate students. The initial scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman. Financial need is the primary consideration, giving opportunity for students to attend college who may not otherwise be able to attend. Awardees will receive a minimum of $3000 or an amount not to exceed ½ of the cost of tuition and fees. Apply to the Director of Financial Aid.

Roy E. Ehrsam Scholarship. Established by a bequest of Florence Hart, this scholarship is intended to assist deserving students majoring in Technology. Apply to the School of Technology.

Charles A. Elliott Technology Education Award. Established by the late Dr. Charles A. Elliott, a member of the Eastern faculty from 1945 to 1973, this award is presented annually to a junior, senior, or graduate student in Career and Technical Education who shows promise of making a worthwhile contribution as a teacher of industrial arts. Apply to the School of Technology.

Lois E. Elliott Industrial Technology Scholarship. Established in 1992 by Lois E. Elliott, this award goes to a junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in Career and Technical Education or its equivalent field of study. Apply to the School of Technology.

Embarras Valley Quail Unlimited Scholarship. Established in 1992 by representatives of Embarras Valley Quail Unlimited, this award was established for juniors majoring in Biological Sciences with an Environmental Biology option and a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference goes to a resident of Illinois. Apply to the Chair, Biological Sciences.

English Alumni Scholarship. Established by English alumni, this scholarship award is presented to a full-time Eastern sophomore or junior majoring in English and who has an overall GPA of 3.2 The recipient must show strong character potential for leadership and financial need. Apply to the English Department Scholarship Committee.

Richard G. Enochs Scholarship. Established in memory of Richard G. Enochs, former Assistant Director of Housing at Eastern, this award goes annually to an outstanding student residing in the residence halls or University apartments. Apply to the Director of Student Housing.

Dr. Garry E. and Janet E. Ernst Endowment. Established by Garry and Janet Ernst.*

Ruth Miller Esbeck. Established By Howard Esbeck, in memory of Ruth Miller Esbeck, this award is given to full-time students from east central Illinois majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences. An interest in textiles, financial need, and academic ability may be considerations, but are not required. Apply to the Chair, School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Harold Dean Fildes Scholarship. Established in 1999 by Foster C. and Jean Fildes Rinefort, this award is given to a School of Technology student who has completed a minimum of 60 semester hours, with an overall minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient must have a significant need for financial aid. Apply to the School of Technology.

Excellence in Fine Arts Award. Established in 1986, in part to assist with scholarship support for incoming freshmen in the areas of art, music, and theatre arts, this award may pay full or partial tuition and/or fees for up to four years if recipients continue to be eligible. Apply to the Dean, College of Arts and Humanities.

Felstehausen-Boldrey Excellence in Career and Organizational Studies Award. Established by alumni and friends, this award is given to a student in the Career and Organizational Studies Program with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA. The recipient must have completed 80 semester hours of course work and must have a written recommendation to apply from a minimum of one faculty member in the Career and Organizational Studies Program. Apply to the Chair of the School of Technology.

The Raymond L. and Carolyn Miller Fischer Scholarship. Established in 1988 by two Eastern Illinois University 1987 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients, this award is presented in alternate years to the most promising sophomore student specializing in history and criticism in the Communication Studies Department or English literature in the English Department. Apply to the department.

Carolyn A. Forbes Centennial Scholarship. Established in 2001 by alumni and friends of the School of Technology, this award is named in memory of the first chair of the School of Technology, Carolyn A. Forbes. This award will be given to an incoming freshman declaring a Technology major.

Fourth Estate Award. Established in 1990 to recognize a student who demonstrates a commitment to a responsible free press in a democracy, this award is given to a full-time Eastern Journalism major who has completed 90 semester hours at the time of application. For application, write to the Journalism Scholarship Committee.

Ann Frank Award (Sponsored by Herbert and Jane Lasky.) The recipient of this award must write an undergraduate paper on the Holocaust written for a course taught by a member of the Department of History at EIU. The author of the best paper will receive the award. The student must be in good standing at the time the award is conferred and when the check is issued. Apply to the Department of History.

Ann Frommel Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship for outstanding students in Biological Sciences and Chemistry, this award was established by Mr. and Mrs. Albert E. Frommel in memory of their daughter. This award is made to an outstanding student who has completed at least his/her freshman year of college work and has maintained at least a 3.0 GPA in all academic subjects. Apply to the Chair, Biological Sciences.

The Fund for Excellence in Family and Consumer Sciences. This award was established in 1996 by the friends and family of Barbara L. Hill upon her retirement from Eastern Illinois University as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, after having served as Dean of Applied Sciences. The purpose of the Fund is to promote excellence in the Family and Consumer Sciences program at Eastern Illinois University. Activities which may be funded include, but are not limited to, scholarships, faculty development, special conferences, guest speakers, consultants, technology renewal, capital development, instructional improvement, and recognition/recruitment events. Apply to the Chair, Family and Consumer Sciences.

Glendon Gabbard Theatre Arts Scholarship. Established by Glendon & Lucina Gabbard.*

Lucina Paquet Gabbard English Scholarship. Established by Glendon & Lucina Gabbard.*

Ruth Gaertner Scholarship. Established by the family of Ruth Gaertner, former Residence Hall Food Service Director, this annual award is presented to an outstanding student completing his or her junior year and majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences with dietetics option. Apply to the School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Mary L. Carrico Gaskill Scholarship. Establish by Mrs. Gaskill, this award is for a full-time junior or senior majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the chair, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Don & Mary (Hartke) Gher Scholarship. Established by Don and Mary (Hartke) Gher, this award is made to full-time students majoring in business. Recipients must be graduates of Mt. Carmel or Dieterich, Illinois High Schools. Apply to the Chair, School of Business.

Dean Giffin Award. Established by Dr. James Giffin, founding Dean of the College of Business, and Mrs. Giffin to recognize and reward outstanding achievement by persons completing a course of study in a business curriculum. This award is presented annually to a graduating senior who, by reason of scholarship, experience, character, and service to the University, gives promise of a life of distinguished service and leadership. Apply to the School of Business.

Elsie and Erson Giffin Scholarship. Established in memory of Elsie and Erson Giffin, this scholarship goes annually to outstanding students enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences program. Apply to the School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Gina Giffin Scholarship. Established by Gina Giffin, this scholarship will be given to students of sophomore, junior or senior status. The recipient shall have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Apply to the Vice President, Academic Affairs.

Jim and June Giffin Scholarship. Established in 1988 through the generosity of Jim and June Giffin, this award goes to two full-time students enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Business degree program who will be juniors at the time of the first payment, have a GPA of 3.0 or better, and who show financial need. Recipients shall be eligible to receive the award during the four semesters of the junior and senior years if they continue to meet selection criteria. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Jon & Diana Giffin Geologist Scholarship. This fund was established by Jon and Diana Giffin. The recipients of this award will be full-time sophomore students with a declared major in Geology. A minimum of 3.25 GPA is required. The recipient must have career plans to work as a geologist. Apply to the Chair, Geology/Geography Department.

Robert F. Glover Student Government Scholarship. Established by Robert F. Glover, this award is given to a full-time student majoring in Political Science with an overall GPA of 3.0. The recipient must be very active in student government. Apply to the Chair of Political Science.

Timothy Gover and Clifford Fagan Scholarship. Established in 1989 by Rudolph G. and Kathryn Hlavek, this award is given to business students who come from low-income families or are otherwise underprivileged. Recipients may reapply if selection criteria is met. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Lillian R. Greathouse Scholarship. Established in 2002 by Lillian R. Greathouse, this award is made to an incoming freshman, majoring in Career and Technical Education, in the top 20% of his/her high school graduating class. Apply to the School of Technology.

Vergil V. Gregg Memorial Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Vergil Gregg, this award is given to a full-time student with an overall GPA of 2.5 and a 3.0 GPA in his/her major. Preference will be given to Westfield residents, then to students in Clark County, and then it is open to students who are covered by the Regional Office of Education, Region 11 (Counties of Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Shelby.) Apply to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Dr. Robert H. Griffiths Award. Established in 1997 by the family of Dr. Robert H. Griffiths, this award goes to a full-time junior or senior in the Pre-Dentistry Program. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and be of strong moral character. Apply to the Coordinator, Medical Professions Program.

William H. Groves Memorial Award. Established in 1987 in memory of William H. Groves, longtime swimming coach at Eastern Illinois University, this award is presented to a sophomore or junior member of the Intercollegiate Swimming Team who intends to compete as a member of the Intercollegiate Swimming Team of the University during his/her senior year. Preference will be given to Physical Education majors or minors. Apply to the Department of Physical Education.

Thomas A. Grud Memorial Award. Established by the family and friends of Thomas A. Grud, who was killed in Vietnam on Christmas Day, 1967, the award goes annually to a male student who has earned a portion of his college expenses and who is in need of additional financial assistance. Preference goes to individuals involved in a men’s social fraternity. Apply to the Office of Student Activities.

Lavern M. Hamand Memorial Scholarship. Established by Martha Hamand in honor of her husband, Lavern M. Hamand, this scholarship is presented to a graduate student enrolled in the History Department’s traditional or Historical Administration program. The recipient must have an outstanding GPA. Preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates outstanding scholarly achievement with an emphasis on historical writing. Apply to Chair, History Department.

Alexander Hamilton Paper Award in American History, Sponsored by Herbert and Jane Lasky. The recipient of this award must write an undergraduate paper on American History written for a course taught by a member of the Department of History at EIU. The author of the best paper will receive the award. The student must be in good standing at the time the award is conferred and when the check is issued. Apply to the Department of History.

Jim and Bess Townsend Hanks Scholarship. Established in 1990 to assist undergraduate business majors in the Department of Accountancy and Finance, this award will be given to students considering a career in insurance. Recipient may reapply if selection criteria is met. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Dorothy E. and DuWayne Hansen Music Alumni Scholarship. Established in 1987 by Dr. DuWayne and Mrs. Dorothy E. Hansen in honor of all music department alumni, this award is paid each fall to one or more music majors who have demonstrated outstanding performance and musical ability through a Department of Music audition. Apply to the department.

Dr. Morton B. and Mary F. Harris Family Scholarship. Established by Stephen L. Harris, this award is for a full-time student pursuing a degree in Mathematics with a 2.25 GPA or higher. The recipient must have an established pattern of academic excellence in coursework. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Math Department.

Ruby M. Harris Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Ruby M. Harris, former professor of geography, this award is presented annually to a senior of outstanding character and scholastic achievement in the field of Geology, Geography or Earth Science.

Dorothy M. Hart Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Dorothy Hart, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Physical Education with an overall GPA of 3.0 The recipient must be active in departmental activities such as Physical Education Majors Club, Delta Psi Kappa, Recreational Sports in a leadership capacity, etc. He/she must be of good character, possess strong moral values, and who would see, to bring credit to Eastern Illinois University and the Physical Education profession. If a transfer student, the recipient must have attended at least one semester at Eastern Illinois University in order to establish eligibility according to the criteria set up. Apply to the Department of Physical Education.

Jack K. And Marge Hatfield Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Jack K. and Marge Hatfield, this award is given to a graduate of Unity High School in Tolono. If no suitable incoming freshman can be found, the recipient may be a student currently attending Eastern. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen interested in Business. If all other factors are equal, preference will be given to a student with financial need. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Betty J. Hawkins English Scholarship. Established in 1995 by the family of Betty J. Hawkins in her memory, this scholarship is presented to a full-time sophomore or junior English major with demonstrated strong writing skills and an overall GPA of at least 3.2. Recipient must show strong character, potential for leadership, and financial need. Apply to the English Department Scholarship Committee.

Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Heath Sports Medicine Scholarship. Established in 1988 by Dr. and Mrs. Heath to benefit students of sports medicine, this award is made annually to a sophomore or junior varsity athlete. The recipient shall have shown interest in and an aptitude for the field of sports medicine. The awardee’s field of study is preferably to be in pre-medicine.

Bryan and Adra Heise Elementary Education Scholarship. Established in 1998 by Barbara Heise Clark, in memory of her parents, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Early childhood, Elementary, or Middle level Education. Financial need is a consideration. Preference will be given to students from Decatur schools. Apply to the Chair of the Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Hobart F. Heller Scholarship. Established in honor of Dr. Hobart F. Heller, Vice President for Instruction and a member of the Eastern faculty for 36 years, this award goes annually to a student who, by reason of scholarship, responsible character, sense of purpose, growth, and service to the University community during his/her first three years, gives promise of a life of distinguished service and leadership. Selection of the recipient is made by a committee chaired by the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Carol Helwig Award. Established by Dr. Carol Helwig, this award is given to a graduate student working towards certification in or a master’s degree in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education. The recipient must be a non-traditional student at 25 years old. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Louis & Mary Kay Hencken Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Louis V. and Mary Kay Hencken, this award is for sophomore students seeking secondary teacher certification, with preference given to students majoring in Career and Technical Education. Recipients must be from Coles, Douglas, St. Clair, Macoupin, or Montgomery Counties in Illinois. They must live in university housing except if they are student teaching during the semester the award is given. An overall 2.75 GPA is required. Apply to the Chair, Secondary Education and Foundations.

Obed & JoAnn Henderson Music Scholarship. Established by a bequest from Mr. Henderson, the recipient of this award must be a graduating senior from Mattoon High School and be a full-time student majoring in Instrumental Music. They also must be an outstanding musician who will be studying for a degree in Music Education or Performance. Apply to the Chair, Music Department.

Glen Hesler Memorial Award. Established by Mildred Hesler, this award is presented to a graduate of Mattoon High School who has participated in Athletics and plans to participate in Athletics at EIU. The recipient must provide a letter of recommendation from a MHS teacher or guidance counselor. Apply to the Director of Athletics.

Thomas A. and Gail M. Higgins Scholarship. Established in 1991 by Dr. James and Mrs. Gail Higgins, this award goes to a junior who is a graduate of Charleston High School and is now majoring in Elementary Education or Junior High School Education. The recipient must demonstrate an above-average academic record. Apply to the Chair, Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle Level Education.

Dr. Barbara L. Hill Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Hill, this award is given to full-time juniors or seniors with a declared major. A minimum 3.5 major GPA is required. Preference will be given to students who intend to pursue graduate work or who plans to become certified to teach. The selection committee will require an essay. Special consideration will be given to service and professional involvement, academic achievement, scholarship and leadership. Financial need may be considered by the selection committee. Apply to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Historical Administration Program Association Scholarship. Established in 1992 by members of the Eastern Illinois University Historical Administration Program Association, this scholarship is awarded to an individual with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution who has been admitted into the Historical Administration Program at Eastern Illinois University. Apply to the Coordinator of the Historical Administration Program.

Rudolph G. and Kathryn E. Hlavek Scholarship. Established in 1999 by Rudolph G. and Kathryn Hlavek, this award is given to business students who come from low-income families or are otherwise underprivileged. Recipients may reapply if selection criteria is met. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Bertha G. Hoedebecke Scholarship. Established in 1991 in memory of George A. Gewe, this scholarship benefits a high school senior who will be an incoming freshman, or a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior Elementary Education major from Montgomery County. The recipient must have maintained a high school GPA of 3.0. A senior from Hillsboro High School will be given preference to other high schools in the county. Apply to the Regional Superintendent for Christian and Montgomery Counties.

The Bert and Janet Holley Scholarship. Established in 1991 by the Holleys, this scholarship benefits transfer students from Illinois community colleges who have completed Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degrees prior to entering Eastern Illinois University as Pre-Business majors. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

C. A. Hollister Pre-Law Scholarship. Established in memory of the late Charles Hollister, this award is presented annually to a junior or senior pre-legal studies student who has demonstrated excellence in his or her undergraduate career, is an active member of Sigma Iota Lambda pre-legal fraternity, and has taken certain required courses. Apply to the Chair, Pre-Legal Studies Committee.

Frances M. Hoene Memorial Scholarship. Established by John R. & Christy Elder, in memory of Christy’s mother, this award is given to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Psychology. The recipient must have completed a minimum of 60 hours and two semesters at EIU. A 3.25 GPA overall and in the major is required. Candidates must be seriously pursuing a career working with children. The application process includes writing an essay. Financial need is a consideration. For application information contact the Chair, Psychology Department.

The Jon J. Hopkins Memorial Speech Education Scholarship. Established in 1987 in recognition of the lifetime commitment to education and years of dedicated service to Eastern Illinois University by the late Jon J. Hopkins, professor of speech, this award is given annually to either an undergraduate or graduate student with outstanding scholarship in the fields of Rhetoric, Public Address or Speech Education. Apply to the Chair, Communication Studies.

The Stephan M. Horak Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1987 in memory of Dr. Stephan M. Horak, a former professor of Eastern European history, this award is granted to upper division history students whose concentration includes credits in European History and Russian or East European History. Apply to the department.

Forrest W. Howell Scholarship in Public Administration. Established by Forrest W. Howell, this award is given to a full-time graduate student pursuing the Public Administration concentration in Political Science. The recipient must establish a pattern of academic excellence in coursework taken in Public Administration and indicate they plan to pursue a career in Public Administration. A 3.5 GPA or higher is required. Apply to the Chair, Political Science.

Eileen F. Hubbard Scholarship. Established in 1987 by Robert L. Hubbard and Mary Louise Hubbard, this award is presented to a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student, or a graduate level student, majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences (with preference given to students enrolled in Family and Consumer Sciences Education or Merchandising options) who have demonstrated service, professional involvement, scholarship, and leadership. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Apply to the School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Glen E. Hubele Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Glen E. Hubele, distinguished professor of education at Eastern, this award goes annually to a graduate student enrolled in a counseling or guidance program. Apply to the Department of Counseling and Student Development.

Charles & Elizabeth Huber Education Scholarship. Established in 2000 by Charles & Elizabeth Huber, this award is made to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in education, in academic good standing. For the first ten years, the award will go to a graduate of Unity High School, in Tolono, IL; or Massac City High School in Metropolis, IL; or Nokomis High School in Nokomis, IL. After ten years, the award may go to a graduate of any Illinois High School. Apply to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Debbie Kroening Hudgins Memorial Scholarship. Established in 2000 by friends and family of Debbie, this award is given to a full-time student with an overall GPA of 2.0. The recipient must be an EIU Swim Team member who displays some of the qualities that Debbie Kroening Hudgins exhibited, i.e., being a team leader, leading by example, putting the team first, displaying enthusiasm for the sport, etc. Apply to the Swim Team Coach.

Richard & Kathy Hummel Sociology-Anthropology Scholarship. Established in 2002 by Richard and Kathy Hummel, this award is made to a full-time junior or first semester senior majoring in Sociology-Anthropology, with a minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0. Work and volunteer experience is considered. Apply to the Chair, Sociology-Anthropology.

Hunt Environmental Biology Award. Established by Dr. Lawrence B. and Shirley F. Hunt, this award is presented annually to a full-time junior or senior of outstanding character who is majoring in Biological Sciences with an Environmental Biology option and has a genuine commitment to the field. The recipient must demonstrate high scholastic achievement and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

The Nelle C. Hutchason Scholarship. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Harry T. Wright in honor of Nelle C. Hutchason, an Eastern alumnus and a respected elementary teacher, this scholarship is presented annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in the field of elementary education who demonstrates the high spiritual values exemplified by Miss Hutchason and who is able to demonstrate financial need. Apply to the department.

Illinois Broadcasters Association Endowed Scholarship. Established by the Illinois Broadcasters Association, this award is for full-time juniors or seniors majoring in Communication Studies of Journalism who plan to pursue a career in broadcasting. Recipients shall demonstrate talent, commitment, excellence, and professional ambition in broadcasting. A superior record of academic performance as evidenced by a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. The recipient will be the top student majoring in Communication Studies of Journalism with rising senior standing. If more than one student meets the above criteria, the student with the most demonstrated financial need and/or work experience in broadcasting will be selected. Apply to the Chair, Communication Studies.

Genelle Voigt Jackson English Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Mrs. Jessie Voigt Allhands in memory of her sister, Genelle Voigt Jackson, the award goes to a full-time English major with an overall high school GPA of 3.0. The recipient must need financial aid. Preference will be given to students from West Salem, Illinois, or communities close to West Salem, Illinois. Apply to the Chair, English Department.

Lori James Memorial Scholarship. Established by Christopher and Nancy Desmond, this award is for a full-time student with an overall GPA of 3.0 unless he/she can demonstrate that he/she is employed over 32 hours per week, then the student may have an overall GPA of 2.5. Preference will be given to incoming freshman. The recipient must come from a single parent household. Apply to the Vice President for Student Affairs Office.

Ronald and Myra Jeffris Scholarship. Established in 1990 by Ronald and Myra Jeffris, this award goes to a student successfully enrolled in the School of Business and demonstrating academic excellence. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Bette L. Johnson Scholarship. Established in memory of Bette Lou Johnson, an Eastern alumnus, this scholarship is presented each year to a graduate of Charleston High School who has been accepted for admission to Eastern Illinois University. Preference will be given to English or social studies majors. Apply to the Media Specialist, Charleston High School.

Dorothe L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Dorothe Johnson, this scholarship is given to a student majoring in Recreation Administration with an overall GPA of 2.5. The recipient must have demonstrated an interest in camping such as involvement with the American Camping Association and/or camps. Apply to the Chair of Recreation Administration.

Johnetta Jones Scholarship. Establish by friends and family in memory of Johnetta Jones, this award is for full-time students enrolled in the Gateway Program. Recipients must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Apply to the Director, Minority Affairs.

David L. and Audrey Jorns Business Education Scholarship. Established by David and Audrey Jorns, this award is given to a junior or senior Career and Technical Education major with a Business Education emphasis and an overall GPA of 3.3. The student must contribute at least half of the cost of his/her university education through his or her own employment. Apply to the Chair, School of Technology.

Kappa Mu Epsilon Calculus Award. This is an annual award given to a Mathematics major with high achievement on a competitive math examination. Apply to the Department of Mathematics.

Kris Beedy Karner Scholarship. Established in 2003 by Michael Karner, this award is for female accounting students with a 3.0 GPA. The student shall also have completed at least 30 semester hours of college level coursework and work part-time or volunteer personal time on a regular basis. Apply to the Chair, School of Business.

Karraker Scholarship. Established in 1995 by Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Karraker, this scholarship goes to a full-time freshman majoring in Chemistry. The recipient must have demonstrated exceptional promise for distinction in the field of Chemistry. Apply to the Chair, Chemistry Department.

J. Y. Kelly Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Emma Chenault Kelly and Alice Elizabeth Kelly Tolle in memory of their father, J. Y. Kelly, this award goes to a Pre-Legal Studies major with outstanding scholarship and leadership. Apply to the Pre-Legal Studies Committee.

Keller Family Scholarship. Established by the Keller Family, this award recognizes a recipient with scholastic achievement and financial need. Preference is given to Management and Marketing majors. Apply to the School of Business.

John Kelley Scholarship. Established in 2000 by John Kelley, this award is presented to an Elementary Education major who is a freshman. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required. Apply to the Chair, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Mary Kelly-Durkin Agency Scholarship. Established by friends colleagues, and students, this award is for full-time students majoring in Journalism. Applicants must be in good standing and have completed at least 60 credit hours at the time the award is received. Students must also be involved with the Agency. Apply to the faculty director of the Agency.

Stephen Wayne Kennard Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1992 by Marlys K. Fallen, this award is intended for a student teaching in the area of Special Education. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and must have achieved a B average. Apply to the Department of Special Education.

Jesusa Valdez Kinderman Scholarship. Established in 1992 by Dr. Albert Kinderman, this award is intended for an undergraduate student majoring in Physics who has the potential to successfully complete the degree program. Preference shall be given to a minority or a female student, but not to the exclusion of the other criteria listed. Apply to the Department of Physics.

Bobbie King Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1966 by Mr. and Mrs. Karl King of Charleston, Illinois, in memory of their daughter, this award is presented annually to a junior or senior demonstrating outstanding achievement in the study of Foreign Languages. Apply to the department.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholarship. Established by the Eastern Illinois Chapter of the American Association of University Professors in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this award goes annually to one or more Eastern students who are “living examples of the ideals and values expressed by Martin Luther King, Jr.” Apply to the Vice President for Academic Affairs Office.

Lucille M. Klehm Technology Education Award. Established in honor of Lucille M. Klehm, wife of Dr. Walter A. Klehm, this award is presented annually to a declared major in Technology Education who is enrolled in a program qualifying the candidate to teach in Illinois public schools upon graduation from Eastern Illinois University and who intends to pursue a career in Technology Education. Apply to the School of Technology.

Walter A. Klehm Industrial Technology Award. Established in honor of Dr. Walter A. Klehm, a member of the Eastern faculty from 1938 until his retirement in 1970 and first Dean of the School of Industrial Arts and Technology, this award is presented annually to an Industrial Technology major who is enrolled in a program qualifying the candidate to teach in Illinois public schools upon graduation from Eastern and who intends to pursue a career in Industrial Technology. Apply to the department.

Judd William Kline Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1993 by James Kline, this award is intended for the graduating senior from Charleston High School who has the highest GPA of considered applicants. Apply to the Principal of Charleston High School.

Kenneth and Keith Kohanzo Industrial Technology Scholarship. Established in 1998 by Kenneth Kohanzo, this scholarship goes to a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in Industrial Technology. The recipient must be in good academic standing who shows promise of making a contribution in the field of Industrial Technology. Apply to Chair of the School of Technology.

Eugene B. Krehbiel Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Eugene B. Krehbiel, professor of Zoology at Eastern, this scholarship is presented annually to juniors enrolled in either the Pre-Medical Studies Program or Biological Studies with an Animal Sciences concentration who intend to pursue graduate level studies. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Helen J. Krehbiel Reed Music Education Scholarship. Established by Helen J. Krehbiel-Reed.*

Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity Founders Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1987 by the alumni and active chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha to reward exceptional educational pursuit of an Eastern student who is an active member of Phi Alpha Zeta or Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and has at least one year of academic schooling at Eastern Illinois University prior to completion of a degree. Apply to Vice President for Student Affairs.

Lambda Chi Alpha Scholastic Incentive Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 2003 by the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity to be awarded to a member of Phi Alpha Zeta of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. The student must have completed 24 credit hours of college level coursework and who have shown significant improvement in their GPA from the prior semester. Apply to the Board of Directors of Phi Alpha Zeta of Lambda Chi Alpha.

Charles P. and Mary E. Lantz Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Charles P. Lantz, Director of Athletics at Eastern from 1911 to 1952, and Mary E. Lantz, this award is made annually to one or more persons who will be seniors the following year, who have demonstrated outstanding athletic achievement, who have shown evidence of leadership qualities, and who have demonstrated above-average scholastic ability. Apply to the Enrollment Management Office.

Dr. and Mrs. Richard H. Larson Athletic Training Scholarship. Established in 1998 by Dr. and Mrs. Richard Larson, this award is given to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Physical Education with the Athletic Training option. The recipient must have completed three semesters in the Athletic Training program or its successor program. Financial need is not a consideration. Apply to the Chair of Physical Education Department.

Lottie Leach Leeds Scholarship. Established in 1987 by respected educator Lottie L. Leeds, the award is designated for a junior with outstanding character and conduct who intends, because of love of teaching, to teach in the primary grades up to and including the fourth grade level. Apply to the department of Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle Level Education.

Glenn Q. Lefler Physics Scholarship. This award was established to provide annually a scholarship for a junior or senior Physics major of outstanding character who has at least a 3.00 average in physics. Apply to the Chair, Department of Physics.

Sarah Adams Leitch Elementary Education Scholarship. Established by Dr. Marian Wozencraft.*

Livingston C. Lord Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Alumni Association in memory of Livingston C. Lord, who served as President of Eastern Illinois University, 1899-1933, this is the University’s highest award for scholarship. These scholarships are awarded annually at commencement to five junior or senior students. These awards are presented to students enrolled in teacher preparation curricula. Each Lord Scholar receives a stipend and a medallion. Students are nominated by faculty and staff members each year.

Margaret and Walter Lowell Voluntary Service Scholarship. Established in 1994 by the Lowell family in honor of Margaret and Walter Lowell, this scholarship is presented to a sophomore, junior or senior with at least one semester of residence at Eastern and who is currently enrolled at Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must have offered substantial volunteer service in the local community(ies). Apply to the Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies, and/or Dean, College of Science.

Terry & Carol Lundgren Scholarship. Established by Terry and Carol Lundgren*

John Luther Business Scholarship. Established in 1992 by John Luther, this award is intended for a new student (freshman or transfer) accepted into the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences and maintaining a declared major in business. The recipient must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must have demonstrated high achievement in previous educational environments. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Robert Thomas and Virginia Gwin Lynch Scholarship. Established in 2000 by the family of Robert Thomas and Virginia Gwin Lynch, this scholarship is given to a full or part-time student, over the age of 50, returning to school to complete an undergraduate degree program. Applicants must submit a written statement explaining how the award would be used and what their goals are. Apply to the School of Adult and Continuing Education.

The Curtis D. MacDougall Newspaper Scholarship. Established in 1987 as a memorial to the late Curtis D. MacDougall, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time Eastern sophomore who has declared intent to complete the journalism education program at the University, to pursue a career in newspaper journalism, and has demonstrated such through significant participation at the student newspaper. For application, write to the Journalism Scholarship Committee.

MacGilvray Family Scholarship. Established by G. Michael MacGilvray, this award is made to a full-time student majoring in Business. Preference is given to Marketing majors. An overall GPA of 3.0 is required. Apply to the Chair, School of Business.

The Magic Million Athletic Scholarship. Established by the Panther Club, this award goes to recipients with a demonstrated need for fifth year assistance. Recipients must be eligible for intercollegiate athletic play. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Director of Athletics.

John N. Maharg Vocal Music Scholarship. Established in honor of Dr. John N. Maharg, Professor Emeritus of Music, this scholarship is presented annually to an incoming freshman or transfer student eligible for admission to the University who has demonstrated vocal or musical ability through audition. Recipient must be a music major or participate in a musical organization. Apply to the Chair, Department of Music.

Carol A. Manhart Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Carol Manhart, this scholarship is given to a Communication Studies major with a strong academic record. Preference will be given to graduates of Stewardson-Strasburg High School. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Department of Communication Studies.

Charles Gifford Manion Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1997 by the Robert and Sally Manion family, this award is presented to a full-time student, majoring in Business. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and must display a need for financial aid. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Mathematics Alumni Scholarship. Established in 1990 for an incoming Mathematics major, this scholarship will be awarded to a U.S. citizen with past and potential outstanding achievement, consideration given to financial need. Apply to the department.

David and Joyce Maurer Scholarship in Historical Administration. Established by David and Joyce Maurer.*

Florence McAfee Scholarship. Established by faculty and alumnae in memory of Dr. Florence McAfee, Head of the Department of Physical Education for Women from 1924 to 1962, this award goes annually to a sophomore or junior female Physical Education major who demonstrates the qualities of scholarship, leadership, and professional excellence as exemplified by Dr. McAfee. Apply to the Department of Physical Education.

Mary Bear McClay Graduate Assistantship. Established in 2004 by Wilfred (Bill) McClay, and his sister Susan Foote, in memory of their mother, Mary Bear McClay, this award is for students accepted to the Graduate School. Recipients must have applied and been accepted to the Department of Mathematics as a degree-seeking candidate pursuing a Masters Degree in Mathematics Education. Preference is given to returning certified teachers who wish to pursue a Masters Degree. Students will receive a tuition waiver in exchange for teaching or research duties completed for the Math Department. An average of 15-18 clock hours per week is required. Apply to the Chair, Graduate School.

Frances W. McColl Scholarship. Established in 1997 by Dr. Emma Chenault Kelly in honor of Frances W. McColl, this award goes to a full-time junior with outstanding scholarship and leadership. The award is given in alternate years to an English major in Teacher Education and to a Journalism major in Public Relations or Magazines. Apply to the Chair of the English Department and to the Chair of the Journalism Department.

Glenn A. McConkey Scholarship. Established in honor of Glenn A. McConkey, professor of economics, this scholarship is presented annually to an outstanding junior or senior majoring in Economics. Apply to the department.

Terry McCullough Memorial Community Press Scholarship. Established in 1988 by Paul E. Black in memory of Terry McCullough, former editor of the Mattoon Journal Gazette, this scholarship is awarded to an Eastern journalism student who has completed 60 to 89 semester hours at the time of application, who has earned at least a 2.7 GPA, and who has demonstrated a commitment to enter a career at a community newspaper. For application, write to the Journalism Scholarship Committee.

Walter H. and Dorothea V. McDonald Award. This award was established by Walter H. McDonald to provide an annual award for one or more outstanding juniors in the Earth Science Program who demonstrate potential success as either a teacher or a graduate student. Apply to the department.

Ralph Y. McGinnis Scholarship. Established in 1992 by the Lions Club, family, friends, colleagues, and students of Ralph Y. McGinnis, this award goes to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Communication Studies. Community service work is also a consideration. Apply to the department.

W.P. McGown Award. Established by W. P. McGown, Boyd Spencer, and friends, this award is presented to a full-time junior or senior majoring in Psychology who has demonstrated a capacity for excellence in the quantitative and experimental areas in Psychology. Students should have completed PSY 2610 and 3805/3810, or their successor courses with a grade of “A.” Recipient is selected from candidates nominated by Psychology faculty.

McKenna Secondary Education Scholarship. In honor of Professor F. Raymond McKenna, who taught history of education and philosophy of education from 1953-77, this scholarship is given to a junior or senior majoring in English or history and secondary education who has a CGPA of at least 3.1, has attended only Eastern Illinois University, and is interested in research, in teaching or in the major field. Qualifying students will be invited by the Department of Secondary Education and Foundations to apply during the spring semester.

Isabel McKinney Undergraduate Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Isabel McKinney, Head of Eastern’s Department of English from 1922 to 1945, this award goes annually to declared English majors in their second semester of University enrollment. It is renewable for junior and senior years if GPA is maintained at 3.2. Apply to the Department of English.

Sean McKinney Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1992 by Pamela Parker-McKinney, this award goes to a student having attended two semesters or less at Eastern, maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.25, and demonstrating leadership ability and active participation in residence hall programs. Apply to Student Housing.

Messer Family Scholarship in Technology. Established by John and Margaret Messer, this award is for declared majors in Industrial Technology, Technology Education or an equivalent degree program. Students must have completed a minimum of 15 semester hours at EIU, including at least two courses in the major. A minimum 2.75 major GPA is required. Recipients must be in good academic standing with University and demonstrate potential to excel in his/her chosen career. Preference is given to first generation college students. Apply to the Chair, School of Technology.

Hal Middlesworth Student Publications Alumni Scholarship. Established for the purpose of honoring student journalists, this scholarship is awarded to an Eastern Journalism student who has been an active and productive member of the student publications staff for at least four semesters at the time of application. For application, write to the Journalism Scholarship Committee.

Iva P. Miller Special Education Memorial Scholarship. Established in 2001 by Wanda Hughes, Elaine Richard, and Charlene Way in memory of their mother, Iva P. Miller, this award is made to a Special Education major with financial need. Apply to the Chair, Special Education.

Louise C. Miller Music Scholarship. Established through the Department of Music in honor of the late Miss Louise C. Miller, a singing teacher for many years in the Chicago public school system, this award goes annually to a deserving student of Music. Apply to the department.

Carolyn Kluesner Modglin Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is presented to a graduate student studying Dietetics or, if none are qualified, Food and Nutrition, and who has a 3.5 GPA. The recipient must be of high moral standing. Financial need is a consideration. Candidates with no other scholarships will get first consideration. Apply to Chair, Family and Consumer Sciences.

Raymond L. Modesitt Mathematics Scholarship. A scholarship established by the wife and daughter of Mr. Modesitt, a member of the Eastern mathematics faculty from 1912 to 1927, this award goes annually to a junior or senior Mathematics major who has the specific intent to teach mathematics. Apply to the department.

Moler-Austin Scholarship. Established by Identa Moler-Austin, this ward is for declared majors in Secondary Education who has attained at least sophomore standing with preference for students with a concentration in English. Preference will be given to students who graduated from a Coles County school and who have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher at EIU. Secondary preference will be given to a high school graduate of the surrounding counties of Clark, Cumberland, Douglas and Edgar. Apply to the Chair, Secondary Education.

The Bruce Allen White Montgomery Memorial Scholarship for Graphics/Journalism. Established in 1991, this scholarship is awarded to a member of the student newspaper staff who is of “outstanding character (and) whose action and conduct reflect credit upon Eastern Illinois University,” who is in good academic standing, who had completed at least 30 to 90 semester hours of study, and who demonstrates talent as a graphic artist. For application, write to the Journalism Scholarship Committee.

John Thompson Moore Scholarship. Established in 1994 by Lucile M. Moore, this scholarship is presented to a full-time Eastern business major (preference given to marketing majors) with at least junior standing and a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need will be given preference over academic standing. Consideration will be given to extra-curricular activities. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Mary K. Moore Early Childhood Education Scholarship. Established in 1990 by Chalmer Moore in memory of his late wife, this award goes to a student majoring in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Education option. The recipient must demonstrate outstanding personal character and academic standing. Apply to the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

The Neil and Shirley Moore Men’s Track Scholarship. Established in 1996 by Neil and Shirley Moore, this scholarship goes to a male, full-time student with at least sophomore standing who is in good academic standing. The recipient must have completed one academic year or two academic terms at Eastern Illinois University. Apply to the Men’s Track Coach.

Ahmad Murad Scholarship. Preference for this award, which was established in 1991 by the family of Dr. Ahmad Murad, goes to a person of Palestinian heritage. If no applicant meets this criteria, the selection shall be made at the discretion of the committee. Apply to the Department of Economics.

David R. and S. Lynn Murphy Psychology Scholarship. Established by the Murphy’s this award is for full-time juniors of seniors majoring in Psychology. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Applicants must be a transfer student with an Associates Degree and have an interest in pursuing a career in education. Writing ability is a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Psychology Department.

Louise Murray Award for Children’s Literature. Established in memory of Dr. Louise Murray, professor of English at Eastern, by Charles Murray, this scholarship goes annually to a student majoring in English, Middle Level Education, Elementary Education and/or minoring in Creative Writing who submits the best portfolio of original writings for children. Apply to Chairperson, Department of English.

Brian and Trina Myerscough– Chad Pfeffinger Outstanding Sigma Pi Service Award. Established by the Myerscoughs, this award is for full-time juniors or seniors who are current members in good standing of the fraternity Sigma Pi. Recipients must have a declared major in the College of Education and Professional Studies or the College of Sciences. An overall GPA of 3.5 is required. Applicants must demonstrate active participation in civic activities, with preference given to those students who are community service oriented. Written essays will be required by the selection committee. Special consideration will be given to service and professional involvement. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Deans, College of Sciences and College of Education and Professional Studies or President of the Sigma Pi Fraternity.

S.L. Nanda Mathematics & Science Scholarship. Established by Jagdish Nanda in memory of his wife, S.L. Nanda, this award is for a student in the College of Sciences. Recipients must graduate from Charleston High School. Apply to the Dean, College of Sciences.

Winnie Davis Neely Memorial Award. Established by Sigma Tau Delta, national professional English fraternity, in memory of Winnie Davis Neely, a member of the English Department, 1934-1952, the award is made annually to the University student who submits the best manuscript in the literary contest sponsored by the student literary publication and Sigma Tau Delta. Apply to the Department of English.

Lawrence & Emily Nichols Memorial Award. Established by friends and family of Lawrence and Emily Nichols, this award is given to students majoring in U.S. or Latin American History. Recipients must be second semester sophomores or a junior with a minimum 3.2 average GPA. Preference is given to students who have not received other awards. Apply to the Chair, History Department.

Dr. Janet L. Norberg Scholarship. Established by Dr. Janet L. Norberg.*

Ona Norton Scholarship. Established in 1987 by the Concerned Citizens of Charleston to encourage, assist, and recognize African-American students at Eastern Illinois University, this award is presented to a full-time African-American Eastern student who is eligible for graduation, has a 3.25 or higher CGPA, and who has rendered significant service to the University and/or Charleston communities. Apply to the Minority Affairs Office.

Judge and Usha Oberoi Scholarship. Established by Sundeep Oberoi, this award is given to a full-time student, accepted to the EIU School of Business, with special emphasis given to Computer Information Systems majors and students enrolled in the MBA Program. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Financial need may be a consideration, but not a requirement. Apply to the Chair, School of Business.

Estelle Ruth O’Brien Memorial Mathematics Scholarship. Established in 1967 by Dr. Maynard O’Brien and his son in memory of Estelle Ruth O’Brien, this award goes annually to a Mathematics major enrolled at Eastern or to a high school graduate who has expressed in writing an intent to enroll as a Mathematics major at Eastern. Apply to the department.

Sue Nichols O’Brien Scholarship. Established by Ms. O’Brien and the EIU Athletics Department, this award is given to a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The student shall be a student athletic trainer, a member of the Pom Pon Squad, or a Physical Education major who displays a tenacious work ethic and leadership qualities. The applicant must intend to pursue a career in teaching dance or physical education, coaching athletics, or athletic training. Apply to the Director of Athletics.

The Maynard “Pat” O’Brien Scholarship. Established in 1991, this scholarship benefits sophomore, junior, or senior male and female track and field students, with preference given to participants in field events and to those intending to pursue an athletic coaching career. Apply to the Department of Physical Education.

Oglesby Family Scholarship. Established by Marilyn and J.W. Oglesby.*

J.W. and Marilyn Oglesby Scholarship. Established in 1990 by J.W. and Marilyn Oglesby, this award goes to a junior admitted to the School of Business who carries a minimum GPA of 3.5. Recipient may continue to receive the award as long as the selection criteria is met. Apply to Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Old Main Memorial Scholarship and Award. The award was established in 1988. The selection committee determines recipients on basis of the areas of need. The amount of the assistance is determined in each individual case. Apply to the Office of the President.

Hans C. Olsen Scholarship. Established in 1974 in memory of Dr. Hans C. Olsen, a member of the Eastern faculty from 1938 to 1960, this award is given annually to a full-time graduate student who demonstrates outstanding potential for educational leadership. Apply to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Ozier Child and Family Award. Established by Dr. S. Jayne Ozier, the recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in child development in the family services option or must be a full-time graduate student in Family and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in human and family development. An overall GPA of 3.0 is required along with junior standing. Apply to the Chair, School of Family and Consumer Sciences.

David and Sandra Paddock Teacher Education Scholarship. Established by David and Sandra Paddock.*

Parents Club Scholarship. This award was established to provide annual scholarship(s) for full-time undergraduate Eastern students in good academic standing with 12 credit hours earned at Eastern. Application forms available each January 15 in the Office of Student Activities.

Jack L. Payan Scholarship. Established in 1994 by Jack L. Payan, this scholarship is presented to a community college transfer student enrolling at Eastern Illinois University as a Communication Studies major. Preference will be given to students transferring from Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Heights, Illinois, or South Suburban Community College of South Holland, Illinois. Apply to Chair, Communication Studies Department.

J. Robert Pence Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1993 by Mrs. J. Robert Pence, this award benefits a student who has junior or senior standing and is enrolled in the Department of Music. The recipient must have earned all college credit at Eastern Illinois University, and must display outstanding personal character and scholarship. The recipient must also demonstrate promise of success in the teaching profession. Apply to the Department of Music.

Alice Groff Pennybacker Secondary Education Scholarship. Established by Alice Groff Pennybacker, this award is presented to a student seeking certification in Secondary Education with an overall GPA of 2.5 or better. Preference shall be given to students who graduated from high schools in Lawrence County and who plan on becoming a teacher. Apply to the Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies.

Minnie Alice Phillips Scholarship. Established in 1988 by Minnie Alice Phillips, M.D., distinguished Alumnus Award recipient, this award is granted annually to a junior Elementary Education major planning to teach in the primary grades (kindergarten through fourth grades). Apply to the Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies.

Harris E. Phipps Chemistry Scholarship. Established in honor of Dr. Harris E. Phipps, former professor of chemistry at Eastern, this annual award goes to a junior majoring in Chemistry who gives promise of distinguished service in the field of chemistry. Apply to the department.

Shannon McNamara Outstanding Physical Education Student Scholarship. Established in 1992 by members of the Physical Education Club at Eastern Illinois University, this scholarship is given to a student demonstrating outstanding service to the Physical Education Department and involvement with the Physical Education Club. Outstanding scholastic achievement and character are also considered. Apply to the Department of Physical Education.

Outstanding First Year Political Science Student Scholarship. Established by Alumni and Friends, this award if given to students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and who have financial need. Applicants must have completed 6 credit hours in Political Science at EIU. A total of 26-36 semester hours must be completed at EIU. Recipients are nominated by Political Science faculty members and be asked to fill out an application form to be submitted to the Department Scholarships and Awards Committee for review. Apply to the Chair, Political Science Department.

Political Science Outstanding Senior Scholarship. Established by friends, faculty and Alumni of the Political Science Department, this award is given to students nominated by a faculty member in the department. Recipients must have earned a minimum of 90 semester hours not yet received a BA from Eastern Illinois University. A 3.5 GPA or higher is required. Apply to the Chair, Political Science Department.

George Preisser Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1994 by John Smith, President of CRST International, Inc., in honor of George Preisser, the scholarship is given to a student majoring in Accountancy. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

President/Phi Alpha Eta Scholarship. Established in 1990 by the Phi Alpha Eta Greek Women’s Honorary Society, this award shall go to a member of Phi Alpha Eta Greek Women’s Honorary Society who demonstrates financial need, a GPA of 3.5 or better, and involvement in the broader campus community.

Presidential Scholars Award. This award was established by friends and alumni of Eastern Illinois University. Recipients must have an ACT score of 30 and either ranked in the top 10% of his/her high school class or have a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; or have an ACT score of 28 and either rank in the top 5% of his/her graduating class or have a 3.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship is for full-time students and a maximum of 15 hours per semester. Apply to the Dean, Honors College.

President’s Award. Established in 1973, this award goes annually to one or more freshman students who rank near the top of their class after one year of college work. Only students who have done all of their college work at Eastern are eligible for consideration.

Dr. James D. Price Delta Chi Business Education Scholarship. Established by Helen Price in memory of her son, this award goes to a member in good standing of the Delta Chi Fraternity who is majoring in Career and Technical Education with an emphasis in Business Education. Apply to the Chair, School of Technology.

The John E. and Mary J. Price Scholarship. Established in 1993 by Margaret J. Weber and Gary E. Price, this scholarship goes to a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Communication Studies or Family and Consumer Sciences with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients must be Illinois residents. Financial need is a consideration. This award alternates between Communication Studies and Family and Consumer Sciences each year. Apply to the Chair, Communication Studies or the Chair, Family and Consumer Sciences.

Robert A. Pringle Memorial Scholarship. Established in 2001 by Mrs. Marla Pringle in memory of her husband, this award is made annually to a student in the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Degree Program. Apply to the Director, Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Degree Program.

Hugh C. Rawls Award. Established in 1994 by Shirley Rawls in honor of Hugh C. Rawls, her husband, this award is given to a full-time student with at least junior standing who is majoring in a Biological Sciences/Pre-Medical Studies program or Biological Sciences/Animal Systems. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Consideration will be given to participation in community or University activities. Apply to the Chair, Biological Sciences.

Cyril D. Reed Mathematics Scholarship. Established by Cyril D. Reed, this award is presented annually to a graduate or undergraduate Mathematics major or a high school graduate who has expressed in writing an intent to enroll as a Mathematics major at Eastern. Apply to the department.

John David Reed News-Editorial Journalism Scholarship. Established in 1993 by Mike and Melanie Cowling, this award is intended for a freshman or transfer student majoring in Journalism. The recipient must have demonstrated intent to pursue a career in news-editorial journalism through significant participation in high school, college and/or other news media. The recipient must describe in an essay of about 500 words his/her interest in participating in student or other news media while at Eastern Illinois University in order to enhance his/her preparation for a career in news-editorial journalism. For an application, write to the Journalism Scholarship Committee.

William B. Reid, Jr. History Education Scholarship. Established in 2000 by Christine Reid Robertson in memory of her brother, William B. Reid, Jr., this award is given to a junior or senior majoring in History Education with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Chair, History, or the Dean, College of Education & Professional Studies.

Emma Reinhardt/Kappa Delta Pi Award. Established in 1962 by members of Beta Psi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi in recognition of the contribution of service, guidance, and leadership of the late Dr. Emma Reinhardt, counselor to the chapter for 31 years, this award is made annually to the highest ranking junior who has earned a minimum of 30 semester hours at Eastern Illinois University and who is pursuing the degree Bachelor of Science in Education. Apply to the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Rachael Richardson Scholarship. Established in 1991 by the estate of Rachael Richardson, this award is presented to a student enrolled in the Honors College. Apply to the Honors College.

Helen Riley Scholarship. Established in memory of Helen Riley, former Associate Director of Athletics, this award is presented annually to an Eastern female student of integrity with outstanding academic achievement with a record of participation in the intercollegiate or intramural athletic programs. Apply to the Department of Athletics.

Lawrence A. Ringenberg Scholarship. Established in 1987 in honor of Dr. Lawrence Ringenberg, mathematician and Dean Emeritus of the College of Sciences, this award pays tuition or tuition and fees to an incoming freshman enrolled as a Mathematics major. The recipient may receive the award for up to four years upon continuing eligibility. Apply to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

William G. Riordan Scholarship. Established in honor of William G. Riordan, Director of Intramurals from 1964 to 1976, this award is presented to a senior majoring in Recreation Administration who displays outstanding leadership, scholarship and the potential to make a contribution to the field of recreation and leisure. Apply to the Department of Recreation Administration.

Roberson Business Scholarship. Established by Roger Roberson, this scholarship is given to a full-time student studying Business who displays a need for financial aid. The recipient must display the potential for leadership and promise, have good moral values, be active in the Christian religion of his/her choice, and be a resident of the State of Illinois. Special consideration should be given to student athlete applicants. Apply to the Chair, School of Business.

Jim, Tom, and Robin Roberts Scholarship. Established in 1997 by James H. Roberts, this scholarship is presented to a full-time student who is interested in a news photography career and is in good academic standing. The recipient must be a sophomore or junior at the time of the selection in the spring and must enter the next academic year as a full-time junior or senior student. The recipient must have demonstrated outstanding ability to be creative “assignment” shots as well as to produce creative “enterprise” news or feature photos for The Daily Eastern News or The Warbler, or their successors. Apply to the Chair, Journalism Department.

Jerry Rooke Accountancy Scholarship. Established in 1990, this award goes to accountancy majors who have earned between 60 and 90 semester hours at Eastern Illinois University and who have been admitted to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences. The recipient must be a full-time student in both the award announcement semester and the monetary award semester. Academic achievement is the primary consideration; student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and a GPA of 3.5 in Accounting 2150 and Accounting 3030 combined. At no time is financial aid to be considered. Apply to the department.

J. Glenn Ross Scholarship. (formerly the Ralph W. Widener, Jr. Scholarship). Established by Mrs. Ralph W. Widener, Sr., the scholarship honors Dr. J. Glenn Ross, who served as chair of the Department of Speech from 1937 through 1961. This award is presented annually to an outstanding undergraduate student majoring in Communication Studies. Apply to the department.

Donald A. and Marie Rothschild Award. Established in memory of Dr. Donald A. Rothschild, a member of the Eastern faculty from 1934-1967 and Head of the Department of Psychology, this annual award is given to a Psychology major who is a junior and who demonstrates the potential for making a significant contribution to psychology. Recipient is selected from candidates nominated by Psychology faculty.

Al and Vesta Rundle Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Al Rundle, this award is given to a full-time Art major, Music major, Communication Studies major, Theatre Arts major, or an international student. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.5. Financial need is a consideration but not a requirement. Apply to the Dean, College of Arts and Humanities.

Ryland Hall Fund. This award was established by Illinois Nu Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Corporation. The earnings may be used for scholarships, to purchase educational materials and equipment for Sigma Phi Epsilon, for improvements to the educational facilities of Sigma Phi Epsilon, and to support established scholarships for Sigma Phi Epsilon and Illinois Nu Chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Apply to the Sigma Phi Epsilon Faculty Advisor.

Paul Turner Sargent Scholarship Award. Established by the family and friends of Paul Turner Sargent, nationally known artist and 1906 Eastern graduate, this award is made to an Art major or minor who has completed the second semester of the sophomore year. The recipient must demonstrate outstanding aptitude in art and a sincere interest in art education. Apply to the department.

James A. Saunders Scholarship. Established in 1990, this award was created to recognize students who serve as role models in the journalism profession and related fields. The award is given to a full-time Eastern minority Journalism major in good academic standing with 30 to 89 semester hours who intends to complete the Journalism major at Eastern Illinois University. For an application, write to the Journalism Scholarship Committee.

Kevin & Pam Savoree Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Kevin and Pam Savoree to be awarded to a full-time student majoring in Business or Education. Recipients must be graduates of Paris High School.

Martin O. Schahrer Scholarship. Established in memory of Martin O. Schahrer, an Eastern student who died for his country in World War I, this award goes in alternate years to an outstanding junior or senior in Chemistry or Biological Sciences/Botanical Sciences. Apply to the Chair, Biological Sciences or Chemistry.

Wolfgang and Barbara Schlauch European History Scholarship. Established in 1998 by Wolfgang and Barbara Schlauch, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time senior or graduate student majoring in history with a concentration in Modern Europe. The recipient must demonstrate outstanding scholarly achievements with focus on historical writing and have overall GPA of 3.25. Apply to Chair of the History Department.

Ruth and Ansel Schmalhausen Scholarship. Established in 1987 honoring the late Ruth Schmalhausen, who taught Home Economics at Eastern Illinois University for 25 years, and her brother Ansel, this award is presented annually to a member of the congregation of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Charleston or Robinson, Illinois.

Omar Carl Schmeusser Memorial Scholarship. This award was established in 2003 by the Illini Chapter of the Club Managers Association and the Bloomington Country Club. This award is given to a full-time student with a minimum of 60 semester hours completed, majoring in Hospitality Management and an overall GPA of 3.0. Recipients must have signed an internship agreement at a Club Managers Association of America member club and should be a member of EIU’s student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America. Apply to the School of Family and Consumer Sciences

John D. Schmitt Scholarship. This award is being established by John D. Schmitt for full-time students who have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours at EIU. Financial need is a consideration. Recipients must be an officer of Phi Alpha Zeta of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity who has exhibited leadership within the chapter. Apply to the Vice President, Student Affairs.

Michael A. Scott Memorial Fund. Established by friends and family, in memory of Michael Scott, this award is given to juniors or seniors in the Physics Department. A 3.0 GPA is required. Recipients may receive this award a maximum of four semesters. Preference is given to students showing financial need. Apply to the Chair, Physics Department.

Reverend Joseph E. & Mrs. Gloria S. Seiler Elementary Education Scholarship. Established by Charles and Gloria French, in honor of her parents, Reverend Joseph and Gloria Seiler, this award is for full-time students majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education. Recipients must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and be a sophomore, junior, or senior at the time the award is paid. Community or church volunteer work is a requirement. Preference is given to the child of a minister. Apply to the Chair, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.

Gene Seymour Memorial Sports Journalism Scholarship. Established in 1998 by the friends, colleagues, and family of Gene Seymour, this award is made to a senior Journalism major in good academic standing. The recipient must have been involved in sports journalism at The Daily Eastern News. Apply to the editorial advisor to The Daily Eastern News.

Teachers College/Eastern State High School Alumni Scholarship. Established in 1995 by Teachers College/Eastern State High School alumni, this scholarship is presented to an individual with a minimum 4.0 GPA on a 5.0 scale upon completion of 3 ½ years of high school. The recipient must 1) demonstrate integrity as evidenced by three letters of recommendation from community leaders; demonstrate enthusiastic and outstanding leadership as evidenced by involvement in organizations whose purpose is to foster consideration and service; and be a relative of a Teachers College/Eastern State High School alum. Apply to the Teachers College/Eastern State High School Reunion Committee, care of the Alumni Office.

School of Technology Alumni Scholarship. Established in 1987, the award is presented to a senior or graduate student of EIU with a major in the School of Technology, who plans to enroll in the graduate program in Technology. Applicants must have a minimum CGPA of 2.75, and intend to enroll in at least 6 semester hours of graduate course work applicable to a degree program in the School of Technology. Apply to the School of Technology.

Margaret S. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship. Established in 2002 by the Estate of Margaret S. Schmidt, this award goes to a student with academic achievement. Apply to Dean, Honors College.

Eric Schuster Scholarship. Established in 1991 by the Champaign-Urbana News Gazette, this award goes to an incoming student or transfer student majoring in journalism who intends to pursue a newspaper journalism career. Preference will be given to minority candidates. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing. For application, write to Journalism Scholarship Committee.

Walter Merritt Scruggs Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Walter M. Scruggs, former Head of the Department of Zoology and the first Director of the Division of Life Sciences at Eastern, the award goes annually to an outstanding junior in Biological Sciences who has demonstrated a definite interest in research or teaching. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

The John F. Sellers Memorial Music Scholarship. Established in 1991 by Mrs. John F. Sellers, this scholarship benefits Music majors with financial need, with preference given to those interested in either teaching or engaging in the performance of classical music. Apply to the department.

Carl Sexton Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1986, this award is presented to a full-time Health Studies major who is qualified for student teaching. Recipients receive the award in subsequent years. Apply to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Charles C. Shaw Scholarship. Established in 1992 by Mrs. Charles Shaw, this award goes to a graduating senior of good character and academic standing from Paxton High School or Mattoon High School. Preference will be given to an athlete who will be attending Eastern Illinois University. Apply to the superintendent of Paxton or Mattoon schools.

Donald L. and Clara Alice Seaman Shawver Scholarship. Established in 1989, this award will be given to Business students who reside within the Central Illinois region and who demonstrate financial need and scholastic ability. This award may be renewed to the recipient on an annual basis for up to four years as long as the selection criteria is met. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Edward O. Sherman Memorial Chemistry Scholarship. Established in 1987 in memory of Edward O. Sherman, chemistry professor from 1977 until his death in 1986, the award is paid annually to a sophomore Chemistry major who gives promise of distinguished service in the field of chemistry. Apply to the Department of Chemistry.

Sigma Alpha Iota Music Scholarship. Established in 1987 by Sigma Alpha Iota, Charleston Alumnae and Patroness Chapter, this award is presented to Eastern student(s) who have demonstrated outstanding performance and musical ability through a Department of Music audition. Apply to the Department of Music.

Mr. and Mrs. William Craig Simmons Scholarship. Established by members of the Simmons family, the award is made annually to a junior business major on the basis of outstanding personal character, scholastic achievement, and interest in the fields of Business and Business Education. Apply to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Robert “Dink” Smyser Golf Scholarship. Establish in 2003 by friends and family of Dink Smyser, this award will be given to a student in the top 50% of their graduating class. Preference is given to students whose home address is within 50 miles of Charleston, Illinois. The recipient must also have a minimum of 12 semester hours and a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Apply to the Athletics Department, c/o the golf coach.

Marilyn Snearley Memorial Scholarship. Established by Earl Snearley in 2003, this scholarship shall benefit Music Education students. Recipients shall be chosen from the junior class level with the intent of pursuing a career in music education. Preference will be given to students who are pursuing vocal/choral or music education certification for teaching at the Jr. or Sr. High level. Recipients must have completed at least 30 semester hours of coursework with an overall EIU GPA of 3.0. Financial need should not be a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Music Department.

Sociology-Anthropology Alumni Scholarship. Established by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the recipient of this award must be a full-time, first semester junior or senior, majoring in Sociology/Anthropology. At least 30 hours of coursework must be completed. The student must have at least one semester to complete and have a 3.0 GPA. The recipient must also demonstrate responsibility by working part-time as a matter of support of paying college expenses and/or participate regularly in a service organization or serving as a volunteer for community service improvement. Apply to the Chair, Sociology/Anthropology.

Harry and Beulah Sockler Football Scholarship. Established in 1990, this award goes to a football player from the East Central Illinois area. Apply to the Department of Athletics.

The C. Roger Sorensen Business Scholarship. Preference for this award, which was established in 1991 by C. Roger Sorensen, goes to Mattoon High School students who have been admitted to the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences. Apply to the College.

The C. Roger Sorensen Golf Scholarship. Established in 1994 by C. Roger Sorensen, this scholarship is to benefit a deserving golf player currently participating in golf at EIU or in support of an incoming freshman whose high school career shows potential to help Eastern’s golf team. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Apply to the Director of Athletics.

The C. Roger Sorensen Tennis Scholarship. Established in 1991, this scholarship benefits a deserving tennis player currently participating in tennis at EIU or in support of an incoming freshman whose high school career shows potential to help Eastern’s tennis team. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Apply to the Director of Athletics.

The Bill Spaniol Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1996 in memory of Bill Spaniol by Nims Associates, Inc. and the family and friends of Bill Spaniol, this scholarship goes to a full-time student majoring in Computer Information Systems, accepted to Eastern Illinois University’s Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences. The recipient must be a junior or senior with an overall GPA of 3.5. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Irvin L. Sparks Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1966 in honor of Professor Irvin L. Sparks, who was a member of the Physics Department from 1951-65, the award is granted annually to an incoming freshman or sophomore Physics major on the basis of scholarship, recommendations from his or her high school physics and mathematics teachers, and a written statement from the candidate. Apply to the Department of Physics.

Carol Specht Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1987 in honor of the late Carol Specht to encourage and assist single-parent female students who have at least one child residing with them and who desire to attend college, the award is presented to a student in a field leading to a career in a helping profession such as counseling, teaching, or social work. Apply to the Director of Affirmative Action.

Kate Booker Stapp Scholarship. Available to female students in teaching curricula who are widows (or whose husbands are incapacitated) with at least one child under the age of eighteen. The fund was established in 1948 by Miss Helen Stapp in honor of her mother. Applications are made to the Director of Financial Aid.

Robert and Julie Sterling History Scholarship. Established by Robert and Julie Sterling, this award is presented to a junior or senior majoring in History with Teacher Certification. The recipient may be a full- or part-time student admitted to Teacher Education. Apply to the Department of History.

Ernest L. Stover Scholarship. Established in honor of Dr. Ernest L. Stover, former Chair of the Department of Botany, the award goes annually to a junior or senior who is majoring in Biological Sciences with a Botanical Sciences concentration, has a GPA of at least 3.0, and shows promise in teaching or research. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Kate & Cliff Strandberg Study Abroad in Sweden Scholarship. Established in 2004 by an anonymous donor, this award is given to full-time undergraduate or graduate domestic students admitted to Vaxjo University in Sweden. An overall 2.75 GPA is required. Upon returning to the United Sates, recipients may be asked to speak to the International Forum Program regarding their studies at Vaxjo University. Apply to the Director, Study Abroad Program.

Strategic Capital Management, Inc., Scholarship. Established in 1993 by various donors affiliated with Strategic Capital Management, Inc., this award is presented to an Eastern undergraduate student with at least junior standing and who is an exemplary participating member of the Student Investment Society. Apply to the Board of Directors, Student Investment Society.

Study Abroad Assistance Fund. Established by William Weber, this award is to be used for tuition and fees, travel expenses (transportation, meals, lodging), study materials or resources, and other incidental expenditures directly related to travel abroad. Apply to the Dean, Study Abroad Program.

Ryan Struebing Distinguished Graduate Student Award. This award was established by family and friends in memory of Ryan Struebing. The recipients of this award must be full-time graduate students majoring in Communication Disorders and Sciences. A 3.0 GPA is required. Recipients must clearly demonstrate a spirit of collegiality, a strong work ethic, a passion for the Communication Disorders professions, and contribute to the Communication Disorders and Sciences department in terms of activity, service, or involvement in a student organization. Apply to the Chair, Communication Disorders and Sciences.

Sullivan/Bethany Scholarship Fund in Memory of Rachael Richardson. Established in 1993 by David McLaughlin and friends of the late Rachael Richardson, this award is intended for a graduate of Sullivan or Bethany, Illinois, school systems who is successfully enrolled in the Honors College. Apply to the Eastern Illinois University Honors College.

Gerald Sullivan Scholarship. Established by Barbara Sullivan in honor of Gerald Sullivan, her husband, this scholarship benefits a junior who is a Theatre Arts major, an Illinois resident, and a full-time student at Eastern Illinois University. Apply to the Dean, College of Arts and Humanities.

Robert N. and Barbara V. Sullivan Scholarship. Established in 1988 by the sons of Robert N. and Barbara V. Sullivan, the award is granted to an undergraduate student who has been admitted to the Career and Technical Education with a Business Education emphasis, and who qualifies for financial aid. The stipend is paid in two equal payments following verification of enrollment during each of the semesters. Recipient may continue to receive the award as long as selection criteria is met. Apply to the School of Technology.

Don and Pam Sundheim Study Abroad Scholarship. Established by Don and Pam Sundheim, students are not eligible to if they have earned 12 semester hours or more in their target language via study abroad. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, enrolled in good standing at EIU, and be majoring in one of the languages offered by the Department of Foreign Languages. Junior standing and at least one semester left at EIU is also required. One upper division course in the target language should have been successfully completed with at least a “C”. Additional upper-division courses will be given weight in scoring. Teacher certification candidates will be given additional points. Candidates should have at least a 3.0 GPA overall and in their major. Apply to the Chair, Foreign Languages Department.

Dr. Charles I. Switzer Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Switzer, this award is given to full-time juniors or seniors majoring in English. A minimum 3.2 major GPA is required. Preference will be given to a student who intends to pursue graduate work in English or who plans to become certified to teach. The selection committee will require an essay. Special consideration will be given to service and professional involvement, academic achievement, scholarship, and leadership. Financial need will be considered at the discretion of the selection committee. Apply to the Chair, English Department.

Rex Syndergaard Scholarship. Established by the family, friends, associates, and former students of Dr. Rex Syndergaard, professor of history at Eastern from 1956 through 1980, the award is presented annually to an upper-division or graduate History major at Eastern, with preference given to those interested in pursuing the teaching profession. Apply to the Department of History.

Dr. Henry A. Taitt Physics Scholarship. Established by Henry Taitt, the recipient of this award must have applied to EIU as an incoming freshman student who will be majoring in Physics and interested in teaching high school Physics. Preference is given to graduates of Charleston High School. When the award is paid, the student must be accepted and enrolled in good standing studying Physics. Apply to the Chair, Physics Department.

Dr. Nancy P. Taitt Mathematics Scholarship. This award was established by Nancy Taitt. At the time of application, the candidate should be a second semester sophomore or junior majoring in Elementary Education with an area of concentration in Mathematics. This also includes students pursuing the Middle School option. When the award is paid, the student must be accepted and enrolled in good standing majoring in Elementary Education with an area of concentration in Mathematics. Apply to the Chair, Math and Computer Science.

Donald & Lucille Taylor Memorial Scholarship. Established in 2000 by the family and friends of Donald & Lucille Taylor, this award is made to an education major with a GPA in the top quartile of the College of Education and Professional Studies. The recipient must be involved in college and departmental activities. Apply to College of Education & Professional Studies.

Edson H. Taylor Scholarship. Established in honor of Dr. E.H. Taylor, professor of mathematics at Eastern from 1899 to 1945, the award is made annually to students who are majoring in Mathematics. The recipient of this award is chosen on the basis of excellence of scholarship in mathematics. Apply to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Thornburg Journalism Scholar Fund. Established in 2003 by Daniel and Adrianne Thornburg, this scholarship is available to an entering Black/African-American full-time student, majoring in Journalism, accepted to Eastern, with a minimum GPA of 2.5 the first time he or she receives the award. A recipient may receive the award for up to eight (8) semesters if he/she continue to meet the criteria and are chosen again by the Selection Committee. Apply to the Department of Journalism.

H.F. Thut Award. Established in memory of Hiram F. Thut, professor of Botany at Eastern from 1932 to 1969, this award is presented annually to an outstanding sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in Biological Sciences with a Botanical Sciences concentration. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

Jeanne and Donald Tingley Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Donald and Jeanne Tingley, this award is given to full-time student majoring in History and in good standing at EIU. Preference is given to first generation incoming freshman and/or transfer students. Financial need is a consideration. Apply to the Chair, History Department.

Pierre Toussaint Journalism Scholarship. Established in 1991 by Peter Voelz to honor Pierre Toussaint, this award goes to a high school senior interested in studying journalism. Preference is given to minorities. This scholarship is not being awarded at this time.

Ruby Trimble Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1987 by the Panhellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council in honor of the late Ruby Trimble, longtime secretary of the Office of Student Activities, the award annually provides scholarships to full-time juniors and seniors with a CGPA of at least 2.75; one to a fraternity member and one to a sorority member. Apply to the Office of Student Activities.

Trio Extra Mile Scholarship. Established in 2002, this award is made to participants in good standing in the Trio Program. Recipients must have put forth extra effort and shown dedication and initiative. Recipients must be nominated by a Trio Program Advisor.

Dr. William B. Tym Scholarship. Established in memory of William B. Tym, whose practice of dentistry in Charleston spanned a period of 57 years, the award goes annually to a student enrolled in the Pre-Dentistry program. The recipient must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and show promise of success in the study and practice of dentistry. Apply to the Department of Biological Sciences.

United Graphics Scholarship. Established by United Graphics, this scholarship is presented to a student entering Eastern for the first time. Incoming freshmen must be in the top 10% of their graduating class; transfer students must have a 3.5 GPA. Apply to the Dean, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Wesley J. Vala Student Athletic Scholarship. Established in 1989 in memory of Wesley J. Vala, this scholarship recognizes outstanding achievement in high school athletics by a Sangamon County high school senior who plans to matriculate at Eastern and participate in intercollegiate athletics. Apply to the Director of Athletics.

Mary Cralley Vaupel Memorial Award. Established in 1989 in memory of Mary Cralley Vaupel by Dorothea and Walter McDonald, this award provides to a graduate student interested in Guidance, a one year membership in the American Counseling Association. for Career Counseling and Development. Apply to the Chair, Department of Counseling and Student Development.

Vogel Freshman Mathematics Award. Established in 1987 by Douglas Vogel and Donald C. Vogel, Jr., the award recognizes freshman students enrolled in Mathematics at Eastern Illinois University. A competitive examination will be given during the Spring Semester of each year to determine the recipient(s). Apply to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Robert & Leyla Peck Waddell Physics Prize. Established in 1997 by Leyla J. Peck Waddell, John Alexander Peck and the family and friends of Robert C. Waddell, this award is made to a junior with the highest GPA in Physics.

Gladys and Keith Walden Scholarship. Established by Keith Walden.*

John and Bina Jo Walters Scholarship. Established by Melvina Walters in memory of her husband, John, this award is given to a full-time senior with an overall GPA of at least 3.2. The recipient must display a need for financial aid and plan to teach. Apply to the Chair, Department of Music.

Murray and Sallie Walters Memorial Scholarship. Established by Buel Walters in memory of his parents, this scholarship is given to a full-time student majoring in Physics, Chemistry, or Biological Sciences with Teacher Certification and an overall GPA of 3.0. The recipient must display a need for financial aid. Apply to the Dean, College of Sciences.

The Wang Tih-wu Scholarship. Established in 1996 by Dr. Wang Tih-wu, this scholarship goes to a full-time junior or senior at Eastern Illinois University. Priority will be given to applicants from Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China who are majoring in Journalism and fields related to mass media, for example, Communication Studies. The recipient must demonstrate academic excellence and involvement in extra-curricular activities. Apply to the International Student Advisor.

Errett and Mazie Warner Presidential Awards. Scholarship awards were established in 17 fields of study by the late Errett Warner, distinguished Eastern alumnus. The awards are made annually to outstanding Eastern students enrolled in the designated programs. Areas included in the Presidential Awards are Athletics, Biological Sciences with Botanical Sciences concentration, Biological Sciences with an Environmental Biology option, Biological Sciences studying Animal Systems, Educational Administration, Elementary Education, English, Geology/Geography, Higher Education, History, Journalism, Mathematics, Music, Pre-Legal Studies, Pre-Medical Studies, and Physical Education. Apply to the departments.

Robert A. Warner Music Scholarship. Established through the Department of Music in honor of Robert A. Warner, former professor of music at Eastern, this award goes annually to a Music major who demonstrates talent on a stringed instrument. Apply to the Department of Music.

Watson Memorial Scholarship in Memory of Dallas, Hazel, and Leland Watson. Established in 2001 by the Hazel Watson Scholarship Foundation, this award rotates annually among Business, Theater, and Political Science. The recipient must be a resident of Illinois, have an overall minimum GPA of 2.5, and display financial need. Apply to the School of Business, Department of Theatre Arts, or Department of Political Science.

Ivan W. and Mable Blum Weaver Scholarship. This award was established by Ivan W. Weaver to provide annual scholarship(s) to graduating seniors from Charleston High School who have excelled academically, demonstrate financial need, and who will attend Eastern Illinois University in one of the fields of Science, Mathematics, or Accountancy. Apply to Guidance Counselor, Charleston High School.

Benjamin Weir - Eugene Waffle Journalism Award. Established in honor of the late Benjamin Weir, distinguished Charleston publisher, and the late Dr. Eugene Waffle, distinguished professor of English at Eastern, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Eastern Journalism major who can show proof of significant work on one or more student publications. For application, write to Journalism Scholarship Committee.

Miranda Rice Weiss Art History Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Miranda Rice Weiss, this award is for full-time juniors or seniors majoring in Art History. Financial need is not a requirement but may be a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Art Department.

Annie L. Weller Scholarship. Established in memory of Miss Annie L. Weller, Head of the Geography Department, the award is made annually to a graduating senior planning to pursue a career in teaching. Eligible candidates must be majoring in Geology or Geography and must have demonstrated superior scholarship ability.

George S. Westcott Band Award. Established by George S. Westcott, emeritus professor of music and director of bands at Eastern, the annual award honors outstanding instrumentalists who have performed three years in the University Band. Apply to the Music Department.

Dr. Robert V. Wharton Award. Established in 1996 by the family of Dr. Robert V. Wharton, this award goes to a full-time or part-time student majoring in English, with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a major GPA of at least 3.25 for courses taken at Eastern. The recipient must have between 60 and 95 hours toward graduation with at least 30 hours taken at Eastern. The recipient must have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to single parents and to students with a keen appreciation of and facility for the study of literature. Apply to the Chair, English Department.

John L. Whisnand Scholarship. Established by the late John L. Whisnand, the Whisnand Scholarship is presented annually to Eastern students of outstanding character who have at least one year of study left in order to complete a bachelor’s degree and who demonstrate financial need. Apply to the Eastern Illinois University Honors College.

Lewis T. White Memorial Scholarship. Established by an estate gift from Harry Keith White, in memory of Lewis T. White, this award is given to academically talented students that have graduated from Charleston High School and who have a declared major in the field of mathematics or science. Financial need is not a consideration. Apply to the Dean, College of Sciences.

Robert L. and Luz M. Whittenbarger Sociology Scholarship. Established by the Whittenbargers, this award is for full-time students majoring in Sociology. Candidates must have completed at least nine semester hours of credit in Sociology at the time of selection. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a major GPA of 3.0, with the award given to the student with the highest GPA. Financial need is a primary consideration. Apply to the Chair, Sociology and Anthropology Department.

Howard DeForest Widger Scholarship. Established by the Alumni Association and granted annually to a senior English major, the award is given for outstanding personal character and scholastic achievement in the field of English. Apply to the Chair, English Department.

Joan R. and Glenn D. Williams Women’s Athletic Scholarship. Established in 1988 to benefit women student athletes, the award rotates annually between the areas of basketball, softball, volleyball, and track. The recipient must have a GPA of at least 2.0. The athlete may receive the award in subsequent years. Apply to the Department of Athletics.

Ronald A. Wilson Scholarship. Established in 1991 by Ronald A. Wilson, this scholarship is awarded to an Illinois resident who is enrolled in Eastern’s College of Education and Professional Studies and who plans to become a teacher. Apply to the Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies.

Roy T. Wilson Excellence in Public Relations and Journalism Scholarship. Established in 2003 by the family of Roy T. Wilson in honor of his 90th birthday, this scholarship is to be awarded to a full-time student in good standing, majoring in Journalism. Preference will be given to an applicant interested in a career in public relations. Financial need must be demonstrated. Apply to the Department of Journalism.

Thomas Woodall Exercise Science Scholarsip. Established by friends and family of Dr. Woodall, this award is given to a full-time graduate student majoring in Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science. The recipient must be at least a second semester Physical Education graduate student and show outstanding scholastic achievement in the area of Exercise Science. Students who receive this scholarship are nominated by a faculty member.

Jennifer Woods Memorial Scholarship. This award was established in 1990. Eligible applicants are female students majoring in the Department of Health Studies’ Community Health Option or in the Women’s Studies minor program. Recipients must have a GPA of 3.0 and show good personal character and a commitment to public service. Apply to the Chair, Health Studies.

Lincoln, Florence, & Bonita Woodyard Education Scholarship. Established by Lincoln and Florence Woodyard, this award is given to a full or part-time education major who resides in the state of Illinois. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be of good moral character. Apply to the Dean, College of Education and Professional Studies.

John George Wozencraft, Jr. Memorial Award. Established in 1989 by Dr. Marian Wozencraft in memory of her brother, John George Wozencraft, Jr., this award is given to a full-time student majoring in Mathematics (even-numbered years) or Geography (odd-numbered years). Financial need is the primary consideration. Apply to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (even-numbered years) or the Department of Geology/Geography (odd-numbered years).

Brad Wright Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Brad Wright Memorial Foundation, this scholarship is awarded to a full or part-time undergraduate student who has lived in EIU Housing for a minimum of one semester before, or including, the semester of nomination. The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the end of the last semester before nomination. If a transfer student is nominated, GPA from previous school will be considered. Positive impact on the lives of residence hall students through community service, leadership, academic achievement, and selfless giving to others must be shown. Apply to the Residence Hall Association Advisor.

Young Catholic Scholars Program Scholarship. Established by friends of the Young Catholic Scholars Program, this award is given to members of the Roman Catholic Church and living within the state of Illinois. Applicants must be enrolled at EIU with a minimum of 12 semester hours. A 2.75 GPA is required. Recipients must be willing to fulfill requirements as set forth in the Young Catholic Scholars Program. Apply to the Newman Catholic Center.

Charles Jacobs and Mariann Dana Younger Scholarship. Established in 2000 by Charles Jacobs and Mariann Dana Younger, this award is given to a full-time student who demonstrates a strong presence in at least one student activity in any of the following areas: Student Government, Inter-fraternity Council, Pan-Hellenic Council, the arts, music, drama, the sciences, and business. The recipient must demonstrate financial need. Apply to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Dr. Robert Zabka Special Education Scholarship. Established by Mr. Zabka, this award is given to special education majors with at least 30 semester hours and an overall GPA of 3.0. Preference shall be given to non-traditional students. Financial need is not a consideration. Apply to the Chair, Special Education.