Established in 2013, this scholarship was created to support graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies who work directly with the Adult Fitness Program. Eligibility requirements include being a full-time graduate student majoring in Kinesiology and Sports Studies with a concentration in Exercise Science, accepted to Eastern Illinois University. Recipient(s) must demonstrate exceptional scholastic achievement and shall be a person of outstanding character whose actions and conduct reflect with credit upon EIU. The recipient(s) must demonstrate outstanding leadership and sincere dedication to the EIU Adult Fitness Program and its members. The award(s) shall be announced and paid in the Spring to Eastern Illinois University to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending Eastern Illinois University. Applications will become available on February 3, 2014. The deadline to submit applications is March 3, 2014.