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Current (and incoming freshman) students at Eastern Illinois University can apply for several scholarships that are administered through the Pine Honors College. Since not all of these scholarships require you to be an Honors Student, please review the criteria and strict deadline associated with each scholarship.
All applications must be submitted at eiu.AcademicWorks.com.
All applications are due March 15, 2024 (NEW DEADLINE) unless otherwise noted.
Award competitions open approximately one week after the previous round closes.
|Scholarship Name||Must be in Honors?
(University, General, or Departmental Honors)
|University Standing During Award Period
(All scholarships are for EIU undergraduates only.)
(All applications require a résumé that highlights extracurricular activities and achievements, and participation in undergraduate research, performance, and service to the community. Submit document in Word or PDF format, labeled "Last name First name Résumé Year.")
|Apply at AcademicWorks
(All applications are due March 15, 2023, unless otherwise noted.)
|Dorothy Davis Bunge||Yes||Incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior||
|First Neighbor Bank||Yes||Sophomore, junior, senior||
|Herbert Lasky Outstanding Graduating Senior in Honors||Yes||Graduating senior or recent graduate (in the previous December)||
|Honors Award for Incoming Freshmen||Yes||Incoming freshman||For information about this award, see https://www.eiu.edu/honors/freshman_scholarships.php||https://eiu.academicworks.com/opportunities/10872|
|Honors Study Abroad||Yes||Freshman, sophomore, junior, senior||
||Three deadlines for summer, fall, and spring study abroad: https://www.eiu.edu/honors/study_abroad.php|
|Honors Transfer Student Award||Yes||Sophomore, junior, senior||
||DUE: May 26. 2023
|Presidential and Pemberton Presidential Scholar Award for Incoming Freshmen||Yes||Incoming freshman||For information about this award, see https://www.eiu.edu/honors/freshman_scholarships.php||DUE: Jan. 12, 2024
|President Doudna Memorial||No||Incoming freshman||
|Rachael Richardson||Yes||Incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior||
|Sandra and Jack Pine||Yes||Incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior||
|Margaret Schmidt||No||Incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior||
|John Whisnand||No||Incoming freshman, sophomore, junior||
|URSCA: Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award||No||Sophomore, junior, senior||
||Three deadlines for summer, fall, and spring URSCA projects: https://www.eiu.edu/honors/ursca.php|