The recipient(s) must be of Latino/Latina heritage. The recipient(s) must be a full-time student, majoring in a degree program within the College of Sciences. Candidates shall have completed a minimum of 48 semester hours of course work at Eastern Illinois University at the time of the award. The recipient(s) shall have a grade point average in good standing with Eastern Illinois University. In the event that there are several suitable applicants, preference shall be given to a candidate who can demonstrate financial need. Applications will become available beginning January 15, 2013.