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Feb 22, 2018


Especially for Students (Official Notices)

Lakeview College of Nursing Student Meeting February 28

Please join the Academic Advising Center and representatives from Lakeview College of Nursing at 5pm Wednesday, February 28 for an informational meeting. All pre-nursing students and those considering this program are encouraged to attend. A detailed overview of the program will be shared followed by a Q&A session. tin the MLK Union's Martinsville Room on the 3rd floor.

Kari Dailey, Academic Advisor/Academic Advising Center
Posted: Feb 20, 2018

"It's On Us" Campaign Contest

The sexual violence prevention team is holding a contest for students to create a social media campaign for EIU's "It's On Us" efforts. The deadline is March 17, 2018 and submissions can be sent to For details on the contest, please visit the Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Resources and Prevention webpage at

Lindsay Wilson, Counseling Center
Posted: Feb 20, 2018

Enhanced Scholarship Search Engine Now Available

EIU's new scholarship search engine has made searching for scholarships at EIU much faster and more efficient.

Students can log in to the EIU Scholarship Search using their EIU NetID credentials and be automatically matched to eligible scholarships and other scholarship recommendations.

Applying is quick and easy! The deadline for applications is March 15, 2018 and awards will be announced beginning in May 2018.

Questions about the service or scholarship process can be emailed to

Posted: Feb 01, 2018

Louise Murray Award for Children's Literature -- Submissions due March 5

A cash award and certificate will be presented at the English Department Awards Reception on April 2, 2018 to undergraduates in English or Education who submit the best critical or scholarly writing about youth literature and/or the best writing for young readers in any genre or format, including poetry, picture book, short fiction, or novel (chapters from a longer work will be accepted).

Submissions should be turned in to the box in the English department mailroom (Coleman Hall 3155) by March 5, 2018 accompanied by an index card containing contact information. The author's name should not appear on the writing itself.

Questions should be addressed to Fern Kory at

Fern Kory, English
Posted: Jan 29, 2018

International Student Scholarship Applications Due March 1

The International Students & Scholars office invites international students to apply for the following scholarships:

1) International Student Scholarship
2) Eulalee Anderson Memorial Scholarship
3) Dr. Kenneth Hadwiger Foreign Cultures Award
4) Pratima Niranjan Shah Scholarship
5) Wang Tih Wu Scholarship

Scholarship applications are due March 1, 2018. For more information and to apply, please go to:

Krishna Thomas, International Students & Scholars
Posted: Jan 23, 2018

Awards for Excellence Highlight Student Research

Eastern Illinois University students who have used Booth Library resources to enhance their research are encouraged to enter the library's Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program.

The program is open to all Eastern Illinois University students. If campus finances allow, cash prizes of up to $300 will be awarded, in addition to certificates of recognition.

The student entry may be a written work, art piece, exhibit, musical work, documentary, performance or another format.

The 2018 guidelines, application and form can be found on Booth Library's website at Additional information is available by calling (217) 581-6061.

Entries should be delivered to the Administration Office, Room 4700, Booth Library, no later than noon on Friday, March 23. Recipients will be selected by April 6, and the winners will be announced during National Library Week, beginning April 9. Works submitted for competition must have been completed within the last 12 months.

These awards are not intended to duplicate or replace any other standing campus awards. Selected entries will become a part of Booth Library’s Student Research and Creativity Collection.

During the spring semester, Booth Library's regular hours will be from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 1 a.m. Sunday. For more information on the library, visit the website,; call (217) 581-6072; or search for Booth Library on Facebook and Twitter.

Beth Heldebrandt, Booth Library
Posted: Jan 08, 2018

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