Betty J. Hawkins English Scholarship
To recognize a student for their strong writing skills, and good character who is majoring in English.
Betty Lou Balasi Scholarship
Established by Victor Balasi in memory of his mother, Betty Lou Balasi.
Betty Wright Downing Award
To assist a graduate student of high academic standard who is majoring in Pre-Medicine, or in another health related field.
BGS Degree Completion Scholarship
To help non-traditional students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies program who are in need of financial assistance in order to complete their final class(es) in the program.
Bill and Susie Robinson Scholarship in Excellence and Athleticism
Created by William Robinson a 1976 Political Science graduate and Susan Robinson a 1980 Recreation Administration graduate to assist students with their education’s financial need.
Bill Spaniol Memorial Scholarship
To assist a student choosing to major in Management Information Systems who is of Junior or Senior status. “I immigrated from Germany with my mother at an early age. I, myself, grew up with a single parent who was unable to work due to limited education and English...
Birdina Gregg Annual Scholarship
To honor the memory of Birdina Gregg through a scholarship that recognizes a member of the Campus Democrats, a Registered Student Organization (RSO), who has actively served that organization, as well as the local Democratic Party and some combination of the...
BKD, LLP Accounting Scholarship
To award a senior enrolled in the School of Business.
Bobbie King Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Roberta King Maxwell, to encourage the study of foreign languages.
To provide assistance to a full-time undergraduate at Eastern in a degree-seeking program who demonstrates financial need.
Brad Wright Memorial Scholarship
To recognize a student of good character who has been employed as a Resident Assistant.
Brenda Edgar Scholarship For Women
To provide financial assistance to a returning adult female who might otherwise not be able to return to higher education.
Brian Reed Excellence in Jazz Annual Scholarship
To promote the appreciation of Jazz as an essential American musical art form and to encourage the study and performance of Jazz Bass, Guitar, Percussion, and Piano.
Brian & Trina Myerscough- Chad Pfeffinger Outstanding Sigma Pi Service Award
To award a member of Sigma Pi who has demonstrated persistent participation in civic activities.
Bruce Allen White Montgomery Scholarship
To assist a Sophomore or Junior student who is a member of the student newspaper staff.
Bryan and Adra Heise Elementary Education Scholarship
To assist a full-time student who is majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Middle Level Education.
BSGSA Scholar Award
To assist a full-time graduate student of the Biological Science Masters program who is a member of BSGSA.
Bud and Jo Sanders Scholarship
Established by alumni Bud and Joann Sanders to provide extra incentive and encouragement to well-rounded full-time Eastern Illinois University students that hold down a part-time job in addition to pursuing their education. Supporting students with strong financial...
Buffenmeyer Friend Scholarship
To support Charleston High School graduates and recognize the legacy of Jerry and Eloise Buffenmeyer (1951 and 1968). Eloise is a retired Charleston High School teacher. This also recognizes the legacy of the Buffenmeyers’s daughter and alum Susan Friend (1978) and...
Building Aspirations Towards Positivity Annual Scholarship
To assist minority students with a financial need in the following areas: Pre-Law, School of Business, School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Sociology, and Special Education.
Burgner Memorial Scholarship
Established by the late Helen Burgner Douglas Hart in honor of her parents, Cordelia and Frank Burgner, and her grandparents, Nancy Conrad Burgner, late of Coles County, Illinois. This award is for biology majors from Charleston or Mattoon High School or rural Coles...
Burke Family Scholarship
To assist a Senior or graduate student who is majoring in Kinesiology and Sports Studies – K-12 teacher certification option.
Business and Education Scholarship
To assist a full-time student majoring in either Business or Education.
Carlene Pennel International Student Emergency Fund
Established by Dr. Tope Adeyemi-Bello to honor Carlene Pennel who was highly supportive of EIU’s international students during her tenure at EIU in the 1980’s.
Carl P. Koerner Jr. Scholarship
To assist an international student that has been accepted to Eastern Illinois University.
Carol A. Manhart Scholarship
To assist a full-time student majoring in Speech Communication.
Carol Helwig Award
To assist a graduate student working towards certification in or masters degree in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education.
Carol Schnick Coyle Elementary Teacher Education Scholarship
To assist a full-time student majoring in Elementary Education.
Carol Specht Memorial Scholarship
To assist an undergraduate, single-parent, female student with at least one child currently living with her
Carolyn A. Forbes Centennial Scholarship
To assist a full-time incoming freshman majoring in an undergraduate field offered by the School of Technology.