Established in 1997 through the generosity of Foster and Jean Rinefort, this award will go to a student accepted to Eastern's Graduate Business Program. The recipient must be of good character, show academic and career promise, and display significant financial need. Recipients may apply for and receive the award for one additional year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria and maintain cumulative and semester GPAs of 3.0+ since receiving the award. The recipient is selected in Spring Semester with the award issued in Fall Semester. Those eligible to apply will recieve an email beginning in mid-September.