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Christine Edwards
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 217-581-7424

Cris Costantino
Office of University Development
Phone: 217-581-3313

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James A. Saunders Scholarship

Description:  The recipient shall be a minority journalism major with full time student status and in good academic standing. The recipient will have completed 30 to 89 semester hours of credit. The recipient must intend to complete the journalism major at Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must demonstrate commitment to a career in journalism or a related field by submitting: A) A statement of approximately 250 words defining career objectives. B) Work on campus media or other media. Choice of the recipient will be made by the faculty as a whole.

Year in School:Sophomore, Junior , Senior
Semester(s) of Selections:Spring
Semester(s) Awarded:Fall
Contact:Chair, Journalism Department - 217-581-6003