Amanda Kent Education Annual Scholarship

For Elementary and Middle Level Education majors, focused on science education, from Coles or surrounding counties, or Peoria or Tazewell counties. Requires 3.0 GPA, essay.

Full Description
Criteria for selection are as follows:

  1. Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Education and accepted to Eastern Illinois University.
  2. The recipient must be a graduate from a high school in one of the following counties in Illinois: Clark County, Coles County, Cumberland County, Douglas County, Edgar County, Moultrie County, Peoria County, Shelby County, or Tazewell County.
  3. Must maintain an overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  4. The recipient must provide a brief summary on how an educator has impacted the applicant’s life and conversely how the applicant plans to impact his/her students’ lives.
  5. Financial need is a consideration.

This award is announced in the Spring and paid in the Fall.

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Amanda Kent Educational Annual Scholarship
College of Education, Eastern Illinois University - General
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you planning on focusing your academic and career work in science education?
  2. Please explain the importance of science education and how a teacher's impact can change a student's life.