Established in 2003, this scholarship awards a female student with a declared major in accounting. The award recipient shall have completed at least 30 credit hours of college level coursework at Eastern Illinois University with an overall EIU GPA of 3.0. Financial need should be a consideration. The student recipient(s) should work part-time or volunteer personal time on a regular basis. The student recipient(s) should compose a short essay describing the student's current and future goals, and plans for career and family. The recipient(s) shall be eligible to apply for, and receive the award again provided she/he continues to meet the stated criteria. The award recipient(s) shall be selected in the Spring semester and issued in the Fall semester.