The recipient must be a full time junior or senior level undergraduate student or a graduate student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences accepted to Eastern Illinois University. Preference may be given to students in Family and Consumer Sciences Education or Merchandising options. The recipient must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0. Other factors to be considered will be service and professional involvement (40%), scholarship (40%) and leadership (40%). Financial need may be considered at the discretion of the Selection Committee.