The recipient(s) must be a full-time undergraduate student, majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Middle Level Education, and accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) must have an overall GPA of 2.75. The recipient(s) must be a sophomore, junior, or senior at the time the award is paid. The recipient(s) must have done some community or church volunteer work while in high school or college. The recipients must have attended grades K-12 in public schools. Preference will be given to the child of a minister. The recipient(s) may be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided he/she continues to meet the stated criteria. Applications will become available beginning November 1st.