The recipient must be a full time Sophomore, Junior, or Senior student, majoring in education (Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education or Secondary Education), accepted to Eastern Illinois University. The recipient must be in good academic standing. The award may go to a graduate of any Illinois High School. The recipient shall be eligible to apply for, and receive, the award again provided she/he continues to meet the criteria stated above. The application period will open on September 17, 2012. For more information on how to apply, contact the College of Education and Professional Studies.