2024 Eastern Illinois University Competitive Honors Scholarships (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 
Eastern Illinois University

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end as follows;
i. For the Presidential Scholarship: 12th January, 2024 
ii. For the Honors Scholarship: 15th March, 2024

Scholarship Summary: 
The Sandra and Jack Pine Honors College offers several scholarship opportunities to academically talented domestic and international students. Each of these scholarships are automatically renewable as long as the recipient maintains full-time consecutive enrollment in both fall and spring semesters, maintain good standing with the university, and specific GPA requirements.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
The requirements necessary for consideration are as follows;
i. A 3.75 GPA (on a 4.00 scale) OR
ii. A 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and an ACT composite of 26+ (or SAT of 1230+)

Value of Scholarship: 
The Pine Honors College offers three different competitive scholarships awarded over four years:
i. Full-ride Pemberton Presidential Scholarship covers on-campus room and board (approximately $10,000 per year) and up to $13,500 per year towards tuition and fees for four years {5 awards available}
ii. Full-tuition Presidential Scholarship covers up to $13,500 per year towards tuition and fees for four years {15 awards available}
iii. Honors Award for Incoming Freshmen is a $3500 scholarship renewable for four years. This scholarship will be combined with other EIU academic merit scholarships (but not the Presidential Scholarship above) {Several awards available}

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply,
i. You must be admitted to EIU before you can submit any scholarship applications. a letter of recommendation is NOT required.

ii. Apply for the 2024 Presidential scholarship at AcademicWorks: eiu.academicworks.com; only fully completed applications are considered. Applicants for the Pemberton Presidential and the Presidential Scholarship are also considered as applicants for the Honors Award. You do not need to complete an additional application for the Honors Award.

iii. Apply for the 2024 Honors scholarship at AcademicWorks: eiu.academicworks.com; only fully completed applications are considered. If you have already applied for the Presidential Scholarship, you will automatically be considered for the Honors Incoming Freshman Award and do not need to complete a separate Honors Award application.

Scholarship Website: 
For full information on this scholarship opportunity at the EIU Freshmen Honors Scholarship Page or the International Scholarship Page.