Mar 26, 2017


Especially for Students (Official Notices)

Applications for the Joe Dunn Memorial Scholarship are now being accepted. Criteria for the scholarship are as follows: Recipient must be a full-time student at EIU, involved in community service efforts and exemplify going beyond the minimal efforts in their community service, as well as being registered with the EIU Office of Student Community Service. Preference shall be given to any applicant who has overcome obstacles that might have prevented degree completion, as well as applicants who have had to leave an educational institution for financial or personal reasons and have returned to EIU for the purpose of completing their degree. Preference shall be given to an individual who has been involved in student government in any form at EIU. The recipient shall maintain a grade point average above the minimum requirements for attendance at EIU, and financial need is a consideration. Applications may be submitted to the Vice President for Student Affairs office no later than 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017. Applications are available online here or may be picked up in the Vice President for Student Affairs Office at 1031 Old Main.

Posted: Mar 20, 2017

The School of Continuing Education will award seven scholarships to adult students this April. They are the Robert A. Pringle Memorial Scholarship, funded by an endowment in honor of the founder of the BGS program; the School of Continuing Education Staff Scholarship, established by the staff of the School of Continuing Education at EIU; the Angel Scholarship, established by an EIU employee to assist BGS students working toward their degree; the Brenda Edgar Scholarship for Women, funded through a generous gift from Brenda Edgar, former first lady of the state of Illinois; the Ivan W. and Mabel Blum Weaver Scholarship, endowed by Ivan W. Weaver and his children; the Habeeb Habeeb Annual Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students, created to help non-traditional students enrolled in the BGS program; and the Robert Thomas Lynch, Virginia Gwin Lynch and Robert William Unger Scholarship, established by the families of Robert and Virginia Lynch and Robert Unger.

Scholarship recipients must be in good academic standing and enrolled as a full- or part-time student in the B.A. in General Studies Degree Program. For more information, along with application packets for the scholarships, visit here.

Application deadline is March 31, 2017.

CONNIE CLARKSON, School of Continuing Education
Posted: Mar 10, 2017

Applications are being sought for the Non-Negotiated Civil Service Council Scholarship. This scholarship was started to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the EIU Civil Service Council. Applicants who receive financial assistance or tuition waivers are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is intended to assist with tuition, fees or other costs associated with attending EIU (such as housing, supplies, daycare, gas, etc.). The award is payable in Fall 2017 to the recipient's student account, and any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient. Fall 2017 enrollment must be verified before scholarship is awarded.

The recipient must: 1) be a former, current or retired non-negotiated civil service employee, or a child or grandchild of a former, current or retired non-negotiated civil service employee; 2) be a current or incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate EIU student and enrolled in a minimum of six semester hours; and 3) maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 and good academic standing. (High school seniors accepted to EIU shall enroll in a minimum of six semester hours of coursework and be ranked in the top 25 percent of their class.) Financial need shall be the determining factor if all other qualifications are equal. Applications are being accepted online here. The deadline is May 31, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Morgan (581-6076) or email

MICHELLE L. MORGAN, EIU Civil Service Council
Posted: Jan 04, 2017

The Asian Studies Study Abroad Scholarships are available for EIU students who are minoring in Asian studies. The scholarship shall be used to defray the cost to study abroad in Asia within the current or the following academic year. Please send your letter of application to Jinhee Lee, coordinator of Asian studies ( by Tuesday, Nov. 15, for the Fall 2016 competition, or, by Monday, April 3, 2017, for the Spring 2017 competition. For details, please visit here.

JINHEE J. LEE, Coordinator of Asian Studies
Posted: Sep 22, 2016

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