Established in 2001, this endowment was established to provide a scholarship to a child or stepchild of a member in good standing of Carpenter's Local #243. Criteria for selection are as follows: The recipient(s) shall be a full-time incoming or currently attending freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student, accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) shall be a child or stepchild of a member in good standing of Carpenter's Local #243. The recipient(s) shall be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided she/he continues to meet the criteria stated above. The award(s) shall be annoucned in the spring and paid in the fall to Eastern Illinois University to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing,etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending Eastern Illinois University.