Established in 2011, the recipient must be a full-time or part-time, non-traditional student enrolled in a Continuing Education program at Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must be in good academic standing. Financial need is a consideration. The award(s) shall be announced in the Fall and paid in the Fall or Spring semester to Eastern Illinois University to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending Eastern Illinois University.