Dr. William V. Weber Minority Affairs/TRiO Retention Fund

For undergraduates in TRiO with a 3.0 GPA who qualify for financial aid. Preference given to first-generation and minority students.

Full description:
The following criteria must be met:
1. The recipient(s) must be a participant in good standing in the TRiO Program.
2. Recipients must qualify for financial aid.
3. Have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
4. Have committed to continue studying at EIU.
Preference will be given to first-generation students, minority students (including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students), and TRiO students.

Each recipient must be nominated by a TRiO Program advisor, TRiO Program staff member, or TRiO Program academic mentor who has worked with the recipient
The recipient(s) may be eligible to apply for and receive the award again provided he/she continues to meet the criteria stated above.
This award shall be announced in the Spring and paid the following Fall semester.

Dr. William V. Weber Minority Affairs/TRiO Retention Fund
University - General, Minority Affairs, VPAA - Office of Inclusion and Academic Engagement - TRiO
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide in an essay how you feel that you have "gone the extra mile", i.e. put forth extra effort to improve your work and show exemplary dedication and initiative in continuing your education and seeking a degree.
  2. Are you a minority or underrepresented student (including LGBTQ students)?