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Eastern Illinois University


Student Success & Engagement Award

If you don't meet GPA requirements for Merit Scholarships, but showcase leadership and involvement, you can receive $1,000 annually.


Students who do not meet the GPA requirements for the Automatic Merit Scholarships but showcase leadership and involvement can receive $1,000 annually through the Success and Engagement Award. To apply, fill out the "Activities, Involvement, and Jobs" section in your MyEIU profile. We'll review your file and see if you qualify for the scholarship!

Renewal Criteria: Students must be enrolled full-time (12+ hours) and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress in order to receive this award. Students can apply for annual renewal contingent upon earning a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and the submission of a narrative describing continued involvement within EIU’s campus community.


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