Established in 1985, The Ivan W. and Mabel Blum Weaver Scholarship holds the following eligibility criteria: the recipient must be a non-traditional, adult student accepted to the Bachelor's of General Studies Program at Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 and be in good academic standing. Financial need is a consideration. The recipient may be eligible to receive the award again provided he/she continues to meet the stated criteria. The award shall be announced in the spring and paid in the following fall and spring semesters to Eastern Illinois University to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient attending Eastern Illinois University. Any remaining amount will be disbursed to the recipient.