The recipient(s) must be a full-time student at Eastern Illinois University with a declared major in Industrial Technology, Technology Education or an equivalent degree program. Students must have completed a minimum of 15 hours of course work at EIU including at least two courses in the major. A major GPA of 2.75 or higher is required. The recipient(s) must be in good academic standing with the university and demonstrate potential to excel in his/her chosen career. Preference shall be given to first generation college students.