Talented Student Award in Journalism

This is a tuition only award.
In order to apply, a student must meet and agree to the following criteria:

Incoming freshmen/transfer students:
• Officially enrolled as a full-time student at the time of the award
• Remain in good academic standing
• Agree to the following:
Once on campus, I will demonstrate my intention to pursue a career in journalism by:
1) Active participation in one or more of the student media programs,
OR
2) Participation in co-curricular programs affiliated with the department of Journalism,
OR
3) Working part-time in a professional situation
• Agree to the following:
—I understand that this award may be rescinded if I fail to maintain good academic standing or withdraw from the University,
AND
—I understand that this award may be rescinded if I do not comply with the “Student Conduct Code,”
AND
—I understand that this award may be rescinded if I fail to meet advisor requirements.

Continuing students:
• Officially enrolled as a full-time student at the time of the award
• Remain in good academic standing
• Actively participate and/or qualify in one or more of the following award areas:
Academic Excellence
WEIU Hit Mix
WEIU Newswatch
Photo
Daily Eastern News
Warbler Yearbook
Study Abroad
• Agree to the following:
—I understand that this award may be rescinded if I fail to maintain good academic standing or withdraw from the University,
AND
—I understand that this award may be rescinded if I do not comply with the “Student Conduct Code,”
AND
—I understand that this award may be rescinded if I fail to meet advisor requirements.

According to EIU’s Internal Governing Policy #73, this award is a “Tuition waiver to provide financial assistance to students with academic talent or special status; fees are not waived.” Therefore, students who already have a full tuition waiver or have no room in their financial aid package for tuition assistance are not eligible to receive this award.

Award
Varies
Department
Journalism, University - General
Deadline
04/30/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. If you are an Incoming Freshmen or Transfer Student, please answer the following question.
    • Once on campus, I will demonstrate my intention to pursue a career in journalism by: 1) Active participation in one or more of the student media programs, OR 2) Participation in co-curricular programs affiliated with the department of Journalism, OR 3) Working part-time in a professional situation
  2. If you are a Continuing EIU student please answer the following question.
    • I actively participate and/or qualify in one or more of the following award areas related to Journalism:
  3. If chosen for this award, I agree to the following: I understand that this award may be rescinded if I fail to maintain good academic standing or withdraw from the University, AND --I understand that this award may be rescinded if I do not comply with the “Student Conduct Code,” AND --I understand that this award may be rescinded if I fail to meet advisor requirements.