The recipient shall be a junior, senior, or graduate student active in extracurricular activities outside the area of intercollegiate athletics. The recipient shall be a person of outstanding character whose actions and conduct reflect with credit upon Eastern Illinois University and its students. The recipient shall be a student of outstanding scholastic achievement, maintaining at least a B average. The receipient should be in financial need. Ther recipient must display a combination of outstanding scholastic and extracurricular achievements in such areas as student government, student publications, international relations, minority affairs, and others but not in intercollegiate athletics.