The recipient(s) must be an undergraduate student accepted and enrolled in Eastern Illinois University and must have earned 60 or more credit hours. The recipient(s) must be a history major with teacher certification in social science. The recipient(s) must have completed the requirements which meet University approval to enroll in Teacher Education courses. The recipient(s) shall submit a one-page written statement demonstrating aptitude and promise to succeed in teaching history and a determination to succeed in future career goals. GPA may be considered, but should not be a deciding factor in selecting a recipient. The recipient(s) must be in good academic standing at the time the award is issued. Applicants in their last semester of study toward graduation may not receive the scholarship.