Student Affairs Scholarships

Lori James Memorial Scholarship


  • Full-time student accepted to Eastern Illinois University.
  • Preference shall be given to incoming freshman.
  • Recipient must have an overall GPA of 3.0 unless he/she can demonstrate that he/she is employed over 32 hours per week, then the recipient may have an overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Recipient must come from a single-parent household.
  • Recipient must submit a one-page written statement addressing financial need for the scholarship.
  • This scholarship is awarded for the Fall.
  • The amount of the scholarship varies each year.
  • This award is to be used for tuition and fees and housing.
  • Award may be reduced if it exceeds total financial aid under regulations.

Application deadline:  Friday, November 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm.

Contact: Vice President for Student Affairs - 217-581-3221.

Applications available at 1031 Old Main, Vice President for Student Affairs office.

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