The recipient must be a full-time student, accepted to Eastern Illinois University and admitted to the Department of Music as a music major. The recipient must exhibit talent in piano performance or education. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA. The recipient must have a minimum of 30 hours at the time the scholarship is awarded. Financial need is not a consideration. In order to be considered, eligible students must complete the on-line application and audition by March 1.