Sandra and Jack Pine Scholarship Program

The following criteria must be met:
1. The recipient must be a full-time student accepted to the Honors College at Eastern Illinois University and must have declared and be taking the courses required for a major in Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics.
2 An incoming freshman must have (i) a composite ACT score of 30 (or SAT equivalent score of 1980) and either an unweighted high school GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) or ranking in the top 90th percentile of the graduating class; or (ii) a composite ACT score of 28 (or SAT equivalent score of 1860) and either an unweighted high school GPA of 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or a ranking in the top 95th percentile of the graduating class. Recipients entering their freshman year must submit a letter of recommendation from their high school Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics instructor indicating the applicant’s academic ability, accomplishments, and interest in the study of Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics.
3. For recipients entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year, the recipient must major in Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics and must maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
4. The scholarships shall be merit-based, but financial need shall be considered in the selection of scholarship recipients.
5. A recipient may be eligible to receive an award in consecutive years as long as the above criteria are met.

Donor
Sandra and Jack Pine Scholarship Program
Award
Varies
Department
Honors College, University - General
Deadline
03/15/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you an incoming freshman entering Eastern Illinois University?
  2. If you are an incoming freshman, please include the email address and name of your high school Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics instructor including academic ability, accomplishments, and interest in the study of Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics to serve as a reference.
  3. If you are a returning student, please upload the name and email address of a faculty member in your major to serve a reference.
  4. In a brief essay, please tell us how you became interested in the scientific or mathematical field you are studying, what your career goals are and how they relate to your chosen field, and why this award would be important to you? (500 words max)