Eligible recipients shall be full-time continuing students attending Eastern Illinois University being in the following grade years in school: 2nd year freshman, sophomore, junior and senior. A2E2 recipients must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) = $1-12,000. FAFSA forms should be completed and submitted as soon as possible after January 1. Awards range from $0-2,500. This award is based solely on the financial need of the student. Awards are made based on the availability of funds.