The following scholarship are open to students in good standing in the Honors College.

 

The application forms for these scholarships will become active the first day of spring semester each year and will be due on Friday, 21 February at 12-noon. Click on the title for the relevant application form.

Note that the Continuing, First Bankshares, Dorothy Bunge and Rachel Richardson scholarships all share one application form. The Charles Austin scholarship has a separate application form since it applies to study abroad.

 Continuing Student Scholarship

The Continuing Students Scholarships are awarded to students in good standing in the Honors College who have a cumulative GPA of 3.40, or greater, and demonstrate the highest standards of academic integrity and personal character.

Applicants may be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of the award.

Students who are currently receiving a Presidential Scholars Award are not eligible for this scholarship.

 

Charles Austin Honors Scholarship (for study abroad)

The Charles Austin Honors Scholarship is awarded to an honor student in good standing who is planning to participate in a short-term, semester, or year-long study abroad program during any term. A recommendation is required for this scholarship, so be sure to give your faculty recommender time to complete his or her recommendation (instructions in link above).

Applicants may be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of the award.

This award may be received only once.

 

Dorothy Davis Bunge Scholarship

The scholarship recipient shall be academically talented and successfully participating in the Eastern Illinois University Honors Program. The recipient shall be a resident of DuPage County, Illinois and shall be a full-time student who in the prior semester carried a full quota of hours and attained an GPA of 3.50.

Applicants may be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of the award, but must be a resident of DuPage County, Illinois.

This award may be received only once.

 

First Neighborhood Bankshares, Inc. Scholarship

The recipient of this scholarship shall be a continuing student who is already enrolled and active within the Honors College at Eastern Illinois University. The award selection occurs in the spring semester and the scholarship is issued in the fall semester.

Applicants may be a sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of the award.

This award may be received only once.

 

Rachel Richardson Scholarship

The award recipient must be successfully enrolled in the Honors Programs. This scholarship is issued in the fall.

Applicants may be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of the award.

This award may be received only once.