Established in 2013, this scholarship was created to provide assistance to students who exemplify the qualities necessary to succeed beyond the classroom and who need financial assistance to acquire their degree. Eligible recipients must be full-time students majoring in either Management or Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS, accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) must have a GPA of 3.0 and financial need is a primary consideration. Preference will be given to recipient(s) involved in a Registered Student Organization (RSO) or student government. The award(s) shall be announced in the fall 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.