Established in 2010, The Nimmons Family Scholarship shall be rotated among three academic departments in the following order: the Department of Music (FY16), the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies (FY17), and the School of Business (FY15). The criteria for this scholarship is as follows: the recipient must be a full-time student enrolled in EIU and majoring in Music, Athletic Training, or Business. The recipient must hold at least sophomore status at the time the scholarship is initially awarded. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Financial need shall be considered. The recipient may be eligible to recieve the award for up to three years provided he/she continues to meet the stated criteria.