Edward R. Hines Higher Education Endowed Scholarship

  • PHD
  • $500

The scholarship was created to help students complete their doctoral studies and to emphasize the higher education community through four selection criteria.

Illinois State University
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Illinois State University

Illinois State University work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities.

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  • Be doctoral students enrolled in the higher education concentration.

  • Have completed at least 24 semester credit hours of EAF coursework.

  • Have at least a 3.25 GPA.

  • Demonstrate integrity, a commitment to a career in higher education, and leadership on behalf of the higher education community.

  • Academic achievement: The candidate must be a contributing member of a higher education community and demonstrate satisfactory academic achievement.

  • Commitment: The candidate must foster community by demonstrating a commitment to a career in higher education. One can demonstrate commitment without having extensive experience.

  • Integrity: The candidate must demonstrate the following three components: morality, honesty, and sincerity. Morality gives recognition to ethical values and choices that higher education leaders must make. Honesty is truthfulness in dealings with others, including students. Sincerity is being genuine and open in relationships with both individuals and groups.

  • Active leadership: The candidate must provide the momentum to create community.

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The scholarship is worth a minimum award of $500.