The recipient must be a full time student majoring in Art, accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must have an overall GPA of 2.50. The recipient must have an Art GPA of 3.0. The recipient must have second semester Sophomore standing or above. Students will be nominated by Art Department faculty. Preference will be given to students demonstrating excellence in Crafts (Ceramics, Metalsmithing, or Weaving). The recipient shall be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award one additional time provided she/he continues to meet the criteria stated above. The award shall be issued in the Spring Semester.