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Stephen Alan Coon Math Scholarship

Description:  An initial recipient must be a sophomore full-time student, majoring in a degree program in the Department of Mathematics, and agreeing to attend Eastern Illinois University during his/her junior year. The recipient must have an overall GPA of not less than 3.0 and not higher than 3.5 on a 4.0 point scale during the three semesters at Eastern Illinois University preceding their selection. The recipient must display a need for financial aid. Preference shall be given to students who are also majoring or minoring in Physics, then to students striving for a second degree program in Mathematics. In the event that a second or third award is to be presented a recipient shall be eligible for such award provided she/he continues to demonstrate financial need, and has maintained a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 3.5 on a 4.0 scale since qualifying for the first award. The monetary part of the award shall be issued in the Fall Semester. Interested students should apply by March 1.

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Major(s):Math Education
Mathematics and Computer Science
Year in School:Sophomore, Transfer
Required GPA:3.0
Semester(s) of Selections:Spring
Semester(s) Awarded:Fall
Contact:Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science - 217-581-2028