Academically talented students entering Eastern Illinois University will automatically be offered the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship at the time of application to the university. This scholarship is automatically renewable for a total of 2 years (4 semesters). Eligible students are required to maintain full-time consecutive undergraduate enrollment in fall and spring semesters, and maintain specific GPA requirements noted below.
Regularly admitted, new full-time transfers within all majors at EIU are eligible for this scholarship.
Students will automatically be considered for the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship upon admission for their first term of enrollment up to the first day of classes. Test scores and transcripts can be updated through June 1 to qualify for the scholarship or qualify for a higher amount.
|Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarships||Award Amount||Transferable Credit Hours Required||Minimum GPA Required (4.0 scale)||Renewal GPA Requirement|
Eastern Illinois University offers over 600 scholarship opportunities to new and continuing students. Below are just a few of the many scholarships that are available.
|Scholarship Name||Award Amount||Criteria||Renewable||Renewal Criteria|
|Honors Transfer Student Scholarship||$1,500||Participation in honors program at prior institution, GPA of 3.5 for at least 18 credits worth of courses.||One-time award.||N/A|
|Panther Promise Tuition Waiver||Up to $2,500||File the FAFSA and possess a household income between $33,000 and $71,000.||Up to 4 years, 8 semesters total.||Maintain full-time, consecutive undergraduate enrollment in both fall and spring semesters, meet satisfactory academic progress and cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.|
|Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship||Varies||Transferring from a community college with an Associate’s Degree and have a GPA of 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale).||One-time award.||N/A|