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John and Joyce Dively Education Leadership Scholarship

Description:  Established in 2012, the purpose of the John and Joyce Dively Education Leadership Scholarship is to honor John Arthur Dively, Sr. and Joyce Elizabeth Reynolds Dively by providing scholarships to future educational leaders. Recipient(s) of this scholarship must be a part-time or full-time graduate student enrolled in courses offered by Eastern Illinois University's Department of Educational Leadership at the time of selection or have successfully completed the degree between January 1 and December 31 of the prior year. In making its selection, the committee will consider the information regarding John and Joyce Dively, and the candidate's potential for future leadership contributions to the public schools and the students they serve. The committee may also choose to consider the following factors: financial need, personal hardship, family considerations, military service, community service, Coles County resident, other unique or compelling factors that would make the candidate a worthy recipient. Applicants shall submit a resume and letter of application stating his/her qualifications. The recipient(s) must be in good academic standing and are only able to receive the award once. The award(s) shall be announced and paid anytime throughout the year to Eastern Illinois University to first be applied against costs associated with the recipient(s) attending Eastern Illinois University. The award(s) shall be issued annually.

Additional Information: To apply

Major(s):Educational Administration
Year in School:Graduate
Semester(s) of Selections:Fall , Spring
Semester(s) Awarded:Fall , Spring
Contact:Chair, Educational Administration - 217-581-6673