Feb 11, 2016

 

Especially for Students (Official Notices)

STUDENT RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY CONFERENCE -- APRIL 1, 2016
Eastern Illinois University invites all students doing independent research, scholarship or creative activity in any discipline to share their work. Submit your proposal by March 1, 2016. See here for details.

LAURIE E. SMITH, Honors College Dean
Posted: Feb 10, 2016


MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. and to perpetuate his ideals. Each year, a monetary award is presented to a full-time EIU student who has junior or senior status with a GPA of at least 2.75 and who, by his/her scholarship and extracurricular activities, demonstrates a commitment to academic excellence and a desire to improve the quality of human existence. Nominations are solicited from students, faculty, staff and administration. The nomination form is available on the scholarship website here. Nomination forms are to be delivered to the office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Old Main 1020, by the close of business on March 4, 2016.

KAREN S. JOHNSON, VPAA Office
Posted: Feb 05, 2016


NEW WIRE TRANSFER INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International Students: Please request the new wire transfer instructions for making payments to the university from blduzan@eiu.edu or stop by the Student Accounts Office in Old Main. The new instructions dated Feb. 1, 2016, will be emailed to you upon request. The old instructions expire Feb. 12, 2016, and your payment will be returned to your bank after that date. Thank you!

BRUCE L. DUZAN, Accounting and Investment Services
Posted: Feb 02, 2016


COLES COUNTY BUSINESS WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Coles County Business Women's Scholarship. This award was created to promote full participation in the workforce, equity and economic self-sufficiency for America's working women, and the goal is to help women with critical funds at critical points in their lives. Eligibility criteria for this scholarship are as follows: Application forms may be obtained from any Coles County Business Women's Club member, completed and returned to that member by April 1. The recipient must be from the Coles County, Ill., area, and the recipient must be attending Eastern Illinois University. Financial need is a consideration. Transcripts of high school work, coupled with completed college credits, must be included with the application showing a strong 'B' academic average. A letter of acceptance from EIU must accompany the application. Two letters of recommendation are required. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2016. Applications are available here.

CRIS D. COSTANTINO, University Development
Posted: Feb 02, 2016


JACK ROBERT KELLY SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepting for the Jack Robert Kelly Scholarship. The criteria for this scholarship are as follows: The recipient must be a full-time student enrolled at EIU, in good academic standing and an active member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at EIU. The recipient should have taken at least two classes pertaining to art, music or theater arts or participated in a recognized university-sponsored art, music or theater organization or entity (or) have involvement in student government on campus or serve as a member of working committees or an advisory board. Financial need is also a consideration. Applications are to be submitted to the Vice President for Student Affairs' Office by Feb. 18, 2016. Applications are available on the Student Affairs Web page, or may be obtained in the Vice President for Student Affairs' Office, 1211 Old Main, or by calling 581-3221.

HOLLY COX, VPSA Operations
Posted: Feb 01, 2016


EDGAR COUNTY LORD SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Edgar County Lord Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any student who graduated from a high school in Edgar County (Paris, Kansas, Shiloh, Chrisman). The applicant must be in good academic standing and able to demonstrate financial need. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2016.

The application can be found here.

CRIS D. COSTANTINO, University Development
Posted: Jan 28, 2016


WALTER & LOLA STEPHENSON COLE SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Walter and Lola Stephenson Cole Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any student who graduated from Marshall High School. The recipient should show promise of academic achievement and must be able to demonstrate financial need. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2016.

The application can be found here.

CRIS D. COSTANTINO, University Development
Posted: Jan 28, 2016


BOOTH LIBRARY AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN STUDENT RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY
The Booth Library Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program is open to all Eastern Illinois University students. Each award consists of a certificate and a cash prize (up to $300). Certificates may be presented for those receiving honorable mention.

The Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program promotes and recognizes excellence in student research. The awards program encourages students to use the wealth of information available at Booth Library to enhance their studies. Selected entries will become a part of Booth Library's Student Research and Creativity Collection.

The student entry may be a written work, art piece, exhibit, musical work, documentary, performance or another format.

The 2016 guidelines, application and form can be found on Booth Library’s website here. For information, call 581-6061.

Entries should be delivered to the Administration Office, Room 4700, Booth Library, no later than March 25. Recipients will be selected by April 8, and the winners will be announced during National Library Week, April 11-15. Works submitted for competition must have been completed within the last 12 months.

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Library Services -- Dean's Office
Posted: Jan 21, 2016


ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION MEETINGS
Students must attend a meeting to formally apply for University Admission to Teacher Education and to initiate the selection process. The College of Education and Professional Studies schedules meetings each semester.

The required formal application form is distributed and collected at the meetings and the rules and regulations concerning selection, admission to and retention in teacher education are explained.

Students who have not previously applied must attend a meeting. The following meetings, held at 1501 Buzzard Hall Auditorium, are available Spring Semester 2016 to initiate the selection process: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 5-5:50 p.m.; Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6-6:50 p.m.; Monday, April 11, 7-7:50 p.m.

The next opportunity to initiate the "Selection Process" and apply for University Admission to Teacher Education will be during the Fall Semester 2016. Registration is not required.

JAN E. HICKOX, College of Education and Professional Studies
Posted: Jan 11, 2016


JOHN ALLISON EIU-UPI LABOR ESSAY CONTEST FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Full-time graduate students who are working on labor-related topics in any discipline are encouraged to apply for a scholarship sponsored by the faculty and academic support professionals of the EIU Chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois. To be eligible, you need a 3.0 GPA and a (minimum) 2,000-word essay that makes a contribution to understanding the significance of organized labor.

Complete application and nomination packets are due to the dean of the Graduate School by Feb. 26, 2016. The CGS Scholarships Committee will select a recipient based on the highest ranked essay. The award will be presented at the Distinguished Graduate Students Awards Ceremony.

For up-to-date information, go to the Graduate School Scholarships page.

JONATHAN P. BLITZ, Chemistry
Posted: Dec 11, 2015


THE NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2016-2017
EIU is the only Illinois member of the National Student Exchange (NSE). NSE is a consortium of 200 universities in the United States and Canada. Any full-time EIU student in good standing with a 2.5 GPA is eligible.

If you'd like to learn more about it, go to NSE's website. Your application is due by Feb. 15, 2016. EIU students are currently on exchange to institutions in Arizona, California, South Carolina, Texas and Utah.

If you're interested, please contact Tom Spencer, EIU's NSE coordinator, at tmspencer@eiu.edu or 581-2017.

LAURIE E. SMITH, Honors College Dean
Posted: Dec 01, 2015





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