Established in 2010, The Nancy E. Henn Memorial Scholarship holds the following eligibility criteria: Applicants for this award must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at Eastern Illinois University and admitted to the teacher education program. Applicants must be majoring in a program leading to teacher certification and must be in good academic standing at the time the award is issued with a minimum of a 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must submit a short essay discussing his/her intent to become a teacher and his/her financial need. Financial need is a consideration and may be used by the selection committee as the determining factor should all other criteria be equal. Preference shall be given to female students. The award shall be announced in the Spring and paid in the Fall semester to Eastern Illinois University to be applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient attending Eastern Illinois University.