Established in 2012, this scholarship was established in memory of Mr. Andrew Galo and commemorates Andrew's keen interest in political science and international studies, along with his care and concern for individuals who may lack the financial support to pursue such studies. Eligibility criteria for this scholarship is as follows: the recipient must be a full-time student majoring in Political Science accepted to Eastern Illinois University with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better and must be either a domestic student undertaking a study abroad program or an international student coming from abroad. Financial need is a consideration. The award shall be announced in the spring and paid in the following fall to Eastern Illinois University to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient attending Eastern Illinois University. Any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient.