This scholarship is valued at $500. It is available to a student who will be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in the Fall 2018 semester, majoring or minoring in Bilingual/Bicultural Education. The applicant should demonstrate a sincere commitment and dedication to this profession.
The deadline for completed applications is
APRIL 12, 2019
. The recipient will be honored at the Western Illinois University Foundation Scholars’ Recognition Ceremony in the fall.
The selection committee will include a currently enrolled student in Bilingual/Bicultural Education or an alumnus of the Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program, a member of the Kersting family, and a faculty member from the Department of Educational Studies.
WIU is an AA/EI employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. In that spirit we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum or people, including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Additional information concerning scholarships may be obtained from the following offices:
Scholarship Office Scholarship Chairperson
Sherman Hall 208
University Circle Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Department of Educational Studies
Western Illinois University Horrabin Hall 115
One University Circle Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
To apply for this scholarship:
Complete the form on page two with your information.
On page three, list the names of two faculty members who will support your application by submitting recommendation letters.
On page four, list the courses you have taken in your major and minor, including the final grade you received in each course listed.
On page five, attach a
statement of your academic interests, activities which you are involved both on and off campus, work experience, and plans for the future.