Established in 2011, the William C. Hine Continuing Education Adult Scholarship holds the following eligibility criteria: Eligible recipient(s) must be a non-traditional student enrolled in the School of Continuing Education, and accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) may be a full-time or part-time student. The recipient(s) must have a GPA of at least 2.75. Financial need is a consideration. The recipient(s) may be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided he/she continues to meet criteria. The award(s) shall be announced in the spring and paid in the fall semester (or, paid during the fall and spring semesters in equal installments) to Eastern Illinois University to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending Eastern Illinois University.