Making a Difference Award

For students who have actively volunteered through EIU’s Office. Requires 2.75 GPA, letter of recommendation, resume, 3 short essays.

Full description:
The Civic Engagement and Volunteerism Office is looking to recognize and honor students who are active with our office and who have a strong track record of giving their time and energy to making a difference in the lives of others.

The Making a Difference Award is for students who have actively participated in volunteering through the Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office. This student has demonstrated the importance of serving the campus, the community, and country through their actions. Student must have a 2.75 GPA and be in good academic standing.

Civic Engagement and Volunteerism
Supplemental Questions
  1. Why do you believe that community service and civic engagement is important?
  2. What is your favorite memory from community service?
  3. How has your community service benefited others?
  4. Please upload a current resume.
  5. Please provide the name and email address of someone willing to provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf.