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To be eligible for degree candidacy, applicants must meet the requirements for admission to the Graduate School. In additon, applicants must meet requirements established by the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy program.

Application to EIU Graduate School and/or International Office

Graduate admissions is a two-part process at EIU. It involves application to the Graduate School as well as application to the graduate program if you are seeking a degree in a particular discipline.

Applicants must meet the requirements by the Graduate School and/or International Office, including application fees, and official transcript(s) (for applicants receiving undergraduate degree from institutions other than EIU). International students must also submit an acceptable score report for English proficiency established by the university such as TOEFL.

Apply to the EIU Graduate School by submitting an online application.

1.  A complete online application

2.  A $30 application fee submitted with your application

3.  Offical transcripts.  Mail transcripts to

The Graduate School
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920 

Application to the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy

In addition, applicants must also submit to the director of Center for Clean Energy Research and Education (CENCERE) the following materials

1.  Submission of an official GRE or GMAT score. Email or fax is not acceptable.

2.  Resume and Statement of Purpose Essay. Email to at techgrad@eiu.edu

3.  Two Recommendation Forms

Required Resume and Statement of Purpose Essay

Applicants are required to submit a resume showing relevant experience in the field of Technology. 

Applicants are required to submit a Statement of Purpose essay, which should include their academic background, related work experience, personal and professional goals, and reasons to pursue graduate studies in Technology. Click here for Guidelines for Writing a Statement of Purpose.  

Email your resume and Statement of Purpose essay to techgrad@eiu.edu. If you prefer, you  may mail your resume and Statement of Purpose essay to the Graduate Programs address shown below.

Graduate Programs
Sustainable Energy
School of Technology
Eastern Illinois University
600 E. Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL61920
USA

Three Recommendation Forms

Applicants are required to submit three standard recommendations from individuals who can attest to the applicant’s potential graduate level academic performance are required.  Click here to download a recommendation form.

Recommendation forms may be scanned and emailed by the recommender to techgrad@eiu.edu. If you prefer, mail the address shown below.

Graduate Programs
Sustainable Energy
School of Technology
Eastern Illinois University
600 E. Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL61920
USA 

 

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Apply to the Graduate School

All students can apply to the graduate school through MyEIU. The graduate school requires:

  1. A complete online application
  2. A copy of your official transcripts
  3. A $30 application fee

Learn more about the Graduate School admissions process.

Apply to the Program

Applicants need to apply for admission to the Graduate School. Online application will be submitted to the Graduate School (for domestic students) or Office of International Students and Scholars (for international students).

Applicants must meet the requirements by the Graduate School and/or International Office, including application fees, and official transcript(s) (for applicants receiving undergraduate degree from institutions other than EIU). International students must also submit an acceptable score report for English proficiency established by the university such as TOEFL.

In addition, applicants must also submit to the director of Center for Clean Energy Research and Education (CENCERE) the following materials:

  1. Submission of an official GRE or GMAT score (Email or fax will not be acceptable.)
  2. A one-page professional Statement of Goals to demonstrate relevant experience and desire to work in energy industry (Email acceptable)
  3. Three letters of recommendation with original signatures (Electronic submission will be acceptable.) Applicant may use the recommendation form to facilitate the process.
  4. A brief resume (no more than 2 pages) showing the educational preparation and related experience (Email acceptable)

The following address is used for submission of the above materials:
Peter Ping Liu, Ph D, PE, CQE, OCP, CSTM
Director, Center for Clean Energy Research and Education
600 E. Lincoln Ave.
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL 61920
Email: techgrad@eiu.edu


Keep an Eye on Your Admission Status

You'll be able to keep tabs on the status of your application through MyEIU; you'll receive a message when you have been officially admitted to EIU!

Apply for an Assistantship

If you are interested in a graduate assistantship, you also need to submit a graduate assistantship application.

Graduate assistantships are typically awarded in accordance with the academic year. Assistantship applications are normally accepted through the middle of February; a decision for the next academic year comes within a month. For more information about graduate assistantships, please click here.

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Program Admission Requirements

    Please send the following to the graduate coordinator:

    1. Submission of an official GRE or GMAT score (Email or fax will not be acceptable.)
    2. A one-page professional Statement of Goals to demonstrate relevant experience and desire to work in energy industry (Email acceptable)
    3. Three letters of recommendation with original signatures (Electronic submission will be acceptable.) Applicant may use the recommendation form to facilitate the process.
    4. A brief resume (no more than 2 pages) showing the educational preparation and related experience (Email acceptable)