Anam Cara Scholarship
For Education majors planning to teach. Requires 3 essays, resume. Preference given to first-generation students, single parents, women.
The following criteria must be met:
- The recipient shall be a full-time or part-time student in academic good standing, majoring in a program leading to Teacher Certification, and enrolled at Eastern Illinois University.
- The recipient will complete a goal statement that includes his/her financial need (if any), his/her educational goals and how majoring in a program leading to Teacher Certification will benefit her/him and society.
- Preference will be given to applicants who: are first-generation college students, or: demonstrate a commitment to the furtherance of issues related to the prevention of domestic violence, or: are single, working and head of household.
- Given that all other criteria are equal, preference shall be given to a female applicant.
Award announced in the spring and awarded in the fall.