Amanda Kent Education Annual Scholarship

The following criteria must be met:
1. Must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Elementary Education or Middle Level Education accepted to
Eastern Illinois University.
2. Must maintain an overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
3. Preference will be given int he following order:
a. First preference will be given to an applicant that is a graduate of Eisenhower High School or MacArthur High School in Decatur,
Illinois that attended the Stephen Decatur Middle School.
b. Second preference will be then given to an applicant that is a graduate of Eisenhower High School or MacArthur High School in
Decatur, Illinois.
c. Third preference will be then given to applicants that graduated from the Peoria Notre Dame High School, Manual Academy, Peoria
High School, or Richwoods High School in Peoria, Illinois.
4. The recipient(s) must show a special interest in focusing their academic and career work in science education. A written statement must
be included explaining the importance of science education and how a teacher’s impact can change a student’s life.
5. Financial need is a consideration.
6. The recipient(s) are eligible to apply for the award again provided he/she continues to meet the criteria stated herein.

Donor
Amanda Kent Educational Annual Scholarship
Award
Varies
Department
Teaching, Learning, and Foundations, University - General
Deadline
03/15/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you attend Stephen Decatur Middle School?
  2. Are you planning on focusing your academic and career work in science education?
  3. Please explain the importance of science education and how a teacher's impact can change a student's life.