Boys/Girls State Scholarship

For incoming freshmen who participated in Boys or Girls State Program at EIU. Requires letter of reference from principal.

Full description:
The following criteria must be met:

  1. Available to incoming freshmen, male and female, who participated in the “Boys/Girls” State Program at EIU during the summer season.
  2. The winning recipients must be planning to attend EIU during their freshman year in the fall term. The award amount is $1,500 per scholarship and it will show as a credit to the student’s university account for the academic year.
  3. This scholarship is non-renewable.
  4. This application form, accompanied with a letter of reference from the student’s school principal.

This award is announced in the Summer or Fall previous to the Fall and Spring in which the award pays.

Eastern Illinois University - General, Financial Aid & Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Is this your first semester in college after graduating high school?
  2. Did you attend Boys or Girls State?
  3. Please submit the name and email of your principal who you have asked to send a reference on your behalf.