The recipient must be a part-time or a full-time student, accepted to the RN to BS in Nursing Program at Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must be in good academic standing. Financial need is a consideration. Preference may be given to non-custodial parents. The recipient may be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided she/he continues to meet criteria. The award shall be announced in the Spring semester and paid in the Fall semester.