At the time of selection, the recipient(s) must be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted to EIU. The recipient(s) must qualify for admission to the Honors College as follows: ACT composite score of 26 or higher or SAT of 1100 or higher, plus graduation in the upper 10% of his/her high school class or a 3.5 high school GPA. The recipient(s) must major in Political Science. As part of the application process, the applicant shall submit an essay stating educational plans and career aspirations. For more information, please contact the Department of Political Science.