COS Student Advisory Board Student Assistance Award

For sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students in a liberal arts & science major, who have faced hardship in college. Requires 2.5 GPA, 3 essays.

Full description:
The following criteria must be met:

  1. The award is offered to students who have overcome or are facing some type of hardship that has impacted their college career.
  2. The recipient(s) must be a full-time student, accepted to Eastern Illinois University.
  3. The recipient(s) must have a declared major in the College of Sciences with a 2.5 GPA, and have at least sophomore status.
  4. Financial need is a consideration.
    *Please note that this award is open to any College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students. Students in the Science fields will be given preference only if all other factors are equal.

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COS Student Advisory Board Student Assistance Award
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Eastern Illinois University - General
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit an essay explaining a hardship that you have overcome or that you are facing that has impacted your college career.
  2. Please provide a brief summary on your future goals.
  3. Please provide a brief summary on how you would use what you have learned to empower other students to work through their hardships.