Mar 27, 2015

 

Especially for Students (Official Notices)

FRANK MCCORMICK PHI BETA KAPPA STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are being accepted for the Frank McCormick PBK Study Abroad Scholarship, which is awarded to an exceptional full-time student of Eastern Illinois University who has been accepted to a study abroad program. The program may take place in Summer 2015, Fall 2015 or Spring 2016. The deadline for the 2015 award is Friday, March 27. The amount of this year's award is approximately $490. Find a complete list of criteria and application here.

KRISTIN E. ROUTT, Foreign Languages
Posted: Mar 06, 2015


BARBARA L. HILL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient(s) shall be a full-time student accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) shall maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their major. The recipient(s) shall be a junior or senior who is enrolled in a teacher certification program or has been accepted to an education graduate program at EIU for the Fall 2015 semester. Financial need shall be considered at the discretion of the selection committee.

The selection committee shall require a one-page essay of the applicants. Please attach essay to application. Special consideration will be given to service and professional involvement, academic achievement, scholarship and leadership.

The award(s) shall be payable in the Fall 2015 semester to Eastern Illinois University, to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending EIU. Any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient(s).

Recipient(s) will be chosen in the Spring 2015 semester. Fall 2015 enrollment must be verified before scholarship is awarded Fall 2015.

Applications are due by the close of business on April 3, 2015, to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Old Main 1020. The application is also available on the Eastern Illinois University Scholarship Web page.

KAREN S. JOHNSON, VPAA Operations
Posted: Mar 06, 2015


DWIGHT & BETTE (LECKRONE) BAPTIST SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient(s) shall be a full-time undergraduate or full-time or part-time graduate student accepted and enrolled at Eastern Illinois University for the Fall 2015 semester. The undergraduate recipient(s) shall be majoring in accounting or in family and consumer sciences with an option in family services, dietetics or hospitality management. The undergraduate recipient(s) shall hold a high school diploma from Cowden, Salem or Shelbyville, Ill., high schools or a successor school system. The graduate recipient(s) shall hold a full-time faculty appointment with the Cowden, Salem or Shelbyville, Ill., schools or a successor school system.

The graduate recipient(s) must be enrolled in a graduate program within the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences (MBA or FCS majors). Financial need is not a consideration. All award recipients(s) shall have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Incoming freshmen shall provide a high school transcript and shall have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants must provide evidence of graduating or of currently holding a full-time faculty appointment within the Cowden, Salem or Shelbyville, Ill., schools or a successor school system.

The award shall be payable in Fall 2015 to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending EIU. Any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient.

Recipient(s) will be chosen in the Spring 2015 semester. Fall 2015 enrollment must be verified before scholarship is awarded Fall 2015.

Applications are due by the close of business on April 3, 2015, to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Old Main 1020. The application is also available on the Eastern Illinois University Scholarship Web page.

KAREN S. JOHNSON, VPAA Office
Posted: Mar 06, 2015


GINA GIFFIN-GARCIA SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship award recipient(s) shall be enrolled and accepted as a full-time student at Eastern Illinois University for the Fall 2015 semester. Applicants must have at least an overall 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and have sophomore, junior or senior standing. The recipient(s) shall have a declared major toward a career in one of the health-related fields. This shall include the following professions: physical therapy, pre-med, med tech, nursing, speech therapy, pharmacy and occupational therapy. Financial need may be a consideration. Recipient(s) must be an Eastern student at the time the check is issued. The award(s) shall be issued in the Fall 2015 semester. The recipient(s) may be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided she/he continues to meet the criteria stated above.

The selection committee shall require a one-page essay of the applicants. Applicants should outline in the essay why they want to pursue a career in their chosen health-related profession and financial need may be a consideration. Please attach essay to application.

The award(s) shall be payable in the Fall 2015 semester to Eastern Illinois University, to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending EIU. Any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient(s).

Recipient(s) will be chosen in the Spring 2015 semester. Fall 2015 enrollment must be verified before scholarship is awarded Fall 2015.

Applications are due by the close of business on April 3, 2015, to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Old Main 1020. The application is also available on the Eastern Illinois University Scholarship Web page.

KAREN S. JOHNSON, VPAA Office
Posted: Mar 06, 2015


ROBERT & NORMA WINKLEBLACK SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship award recipient(s) shall be enrolled and accepted as a full-time student at EIU for the Fall 2015 semester. The recipient(s) must be a graduate of a Coles County high school. The Selection Committee shall require a one-page essay/narrative of the applicants that demonstrates the student’s potential to succeed; essay should be attached to application. Financial need is a consideration. The recipient(s) may be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided she/he continues to meet the criteria stated above.

The award(s) shall be payable in the Fall 2015 semester to EIU, to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending EIU. Any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient(s).

Recipient(s) will be chosen in the Spring 2015 semester. Fall 2015 enrollment must be verified before scholarship is awarded Fall 2015, and the recipient(s) must be a full-time Eastern student at the time the check is issued.

Applications are due by the close of business on April 3, 2015, to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Old Main 1020. The application is also available on the Eastern Illinois University Scholarship Web page.

KAREN S. JOHNSON, VPAA Office
Posted: Mar 05, 2015


KUHL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship award recipient shall be enrolled and accepted as a full-time student at Eastern for the Fall 2015 semester. The recipient must be of sophomore or junior standing at the time of application and maintain a GPA of at least 2.5. The Fall 2015 recipient must be majoring in mathematics and computer science. Financial need is a consideration. The recipient may be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided she/he continues to meet the criteria stated above, but not in consecutive years due to the rotation of criteria.

The award shall be payable in the amount of no more than $1,000 in the Fall 2015 semester to Eastern Illinois University, to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending EIU. Any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient.

Recipient will be chosen in the Spring 2015 semester. Fall 2015 enrollment must be verified before scholarship is awarded Fall 2015, and the recipient must be a full-time Eastern student at the time the check is issued.

Applications are due by the close of business on April 3, 2015, to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Old Main 1020. The application is also available on the Eastern Illinois University Scholarship Web page.

KAREN S. JOHNSON, VPAA Office
Posted: Mar 05, 2015


CATERPILLAR HOMELAND SECURITY SCHOLARSHIP
The recipient(s) must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a field of study related to Homeland Security and enrolled at EIU for the Fall 2015 semester. The recipient(s) of the scholarship shall be pursuing a certificate in a field of study related to Homeland Security through the Homeland Security Graduate Certificate (please attach proof of acceptance into certificate program) through the School of Technology. Financial need is to be given consideration, giving opportunity for student(s) to complete an academic program in a field of study related to Homeland Security who may not otherwise be able to do so. Preference shall be given to a student who has successfully completed one or more courses in a field of study related to Homeland Security (attach completed course transcript).

The award(s) shall be payable one-half in the Fall 2015 semester and one-half in the Spring 2016 semester to Eastern Illinois University, to be applied against tuition and fees associated with the recipient(s) enrollment at EIU in the semester or semesters (including summer session) identified in the student’s request for consideration for the fund.

Enrollment for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 must be verified before scholarship is awarded.

Applications are due by the close of business on April 3, 2015, to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Old Main 1020. The application is also available on the Eastern Illinois University Scholarship Web page.

KAREN S. JOHNSON, VPAA Office
Posted: Mar 05, 2015


APPLICATIONS FOR URSCA FALL 2015 AWARDS NOW OPEN
The deadline for Undergraduate Student Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Awards for the Fall 2015 cycle is noon Friday, April 10.

Applicants must be undergraduate students in good standing with a minimum 3.00 GPA and enrolled full-time for the current semester AND the semester in which the research/creative activity is to be conducted. Research must be completed and the summary reflection submitted to the Honors College prior to the end of the semester following the one for which the grant was awarded.

Visit here to apply in four easy steps!

RICHARD ENGLAND, Pine Honors College Dean
Posted: Mar 01, 2015


FLORENCE KAPLAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Florence Kaplan Foundation Scholarship, awarded to a female student who is committed to the Jewish faith. The recipient must demonstrate that she is engaged in her faith community, has a GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and will be attending EIU full time (12 semester hours or more). Preference is given to applicants with financial need. This award is paid during the fall semester. Application may be picked up at the Neal Welcome Center, 860 W. Lincoln Ave., or from here. The application deadline is May 1.

CRIS D. COSTANTINO, University Development
Posted: Jan 13, 2015


EDGAR COUNTY LIVINGSTON C. LORD SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Edgar County Livingston C. Lord Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any student who graduated from one of the high schools in Edgar county (Paris, Kansas, Shiloh or Chrisman). The applicant must be in good academic standing and must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Applications maybe be picked up at the Neal Welcome Center, 860 W. Lincoln Ave., by calling 581-3313 or here. The deadline for completed applications is March 30, 2015.

CRIS D. COSTANTINO, University Development
Posted: Jan 13, 2015


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

Applications may be picked up at the Neal Welcome Center, 860 W. Lincoln Ave., by calling 581-3313 or here. The deadline for completed applications is March 30, 2015.

CRIS D. COSTANTINO, University Development
Posted: Jan 13, 2015


UNIVERSITY 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 during 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 are available for Spring Semester 2015 to initiate the process: Tuesday, Jan. 27 (6-6:50 p.m.); Wednesday, Feb. 25 (5-5:50 p.m.); and Thursday, April 16 (6-6:50 p.m.). Pre-registration to attend a meeting is NOT required. All meetings are held in 1501 Buzzard Hall.

JAN E. HICKOX, CEPS
Posted: Jan 12, 2015


STUDENTS: GET CREDIT FOR YOUR RESEARCH!
The Booth Library "Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity" program is open to all EIU 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 2015 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 27, 2015. Recipients will be selected by April 8, and the winners will be announced during National Library Week, April 12-18. Works submitted for competition must have been completed within the last 12 months.

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Library Services -- Dean's Office
Posted: Jan 08, 2015





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