The recipient shall be a member of the First Christian Church of Charleston or Robinson, Illinois. The recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0 scale) or better for all high school or university credits at the time of application. In the case of university credits, the student must have completed at least one semester of work with a minimum of twelve semester hours to be eligible for consideration. The recipient must be enrolled at Eastern Illinois University for twelve semester hours or more of credit on the tenth day of the term during which the scholarship becomes effective. Applicants are required to submit either a high school and/or university transcript and write a 600-word essay detailing their need and deservingness of this award. This award will be announced in the Spring and issued in the Fall. For more information, contact the First Christian Church in Charleston, IL at 345-2823.