The recipient must be a full-time student, accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior. The Music Department will award this scholarship in even numbered fiscal years and Biological Sciences (Botanical Sciences Concentration) will award in odd numbered fiscal years. The recipient must demonstate the potential and capability for success in his/her field. Financial need is a consideration. The recipient shall be eligible to apply for, and receive the award again provided she/he continues to meet the criteria stated above. The award shall be issued in the Fall Semester.