The recipient must be a graduating senior from Mattoon High School who plans to attend EIU as a full-time student, majoring in instrumental music. The recipient must be an outstanding musician who will be studying for a degree in Music Education or Performance. If there is no suitable recipient from Mattoon High School, then other candidates who meet the remaining criteria may be considered. Preference will be given to Jazz students. In order to be considered, eligible students must complete the on-line application and audition by March 1.