Socio-Anthro Alumni Scholarship


The recipient must be a full-time Junior or first semester Senior, majoring in Sociology-Anthropology, and accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) must have at least 30 hours of completed coursework in sociology to be eligible for this scholarship. The recipient(s) must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and a major GPA of at least 3.0. The recipient(s) must have demonstrated responsibility by: working part-time as a matter of support or paying college expenses; and/or participating regularly in a service organization (university or community) or serving as a volunteer for community service or improvement. The recipient(s) must have demonstrated excellence in writing by submitting a quality research paper that was written for a Sociology course. The recipient(s) must submit a resume detailing his/her qualifications for the award. The recipient(s) may be eligible to 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 to Eastern Illinois University to be first applied against costs (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) associated with the recipient(s) attending Eastern Illinois University.

Major(s): Sociology
Year in School: Junior, Senior
Renewable: Yes
Semester Awarded: Fall
When to Apply: Spring
Deadline: January 29, 2017
Contact: Chair, Sociology/Anthropology - 217-581-3123