At the time of selection, the recipient(s) must be a student of color with a minimum of 45 semester hours to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) must be in academic good standing. The recipient(s) must be involved in public service/community service on campus. Student must be an active member of a recognized student organization on campus. The recipient(s) must show financial need. In the event that there are several suitable applicants, preference will be given to the recipient(s) with the greatest financial need.