L. Joyce Taylor Scholarship Application-Spring 2017 Student Teacher

L. Joyce Taylor Scholarship Application-Spring 2017 Student Teacher

Use this form to apply for the L. Joyce Taylor Scholarship. One Spring 2017 student teacher will be awarded the scholarship. To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements:

(a) The recipient(s) must be a full-time student at Eastern Illinois University in a major leading to Teacher Licensure, and must be in good academic standing.

(b) Financial need is a consideration. This award has been established to offset the cost of student teaching expenses in order to overcome the financial barriers that exist on the way to becoming an excellent educator. We will consult with the Financial Aid Office to make this determination.

(c) The applicants shall submit a 1-page essay outlining their future educational and career plans.

(d) The recipient shall demonstrate a commitment to teaching underserved populations.

Current applicants must be planning to student teach in Spring 2017.


  • Enter your name (first name, middle initial, last name).

  • Enter your EIU Email address.

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    Enter the best phone number to use to reach you.

  • Check the box next to the semester during which you plan to student teach.

  • Write your essay in a word processor, then attach the file here. If you have not completed the essay yet, you may email it to Dr. Doug Bower at djbower@eiu.edu