35 Year Anniversary Scholarship


Application period has closed for AY 2016-17 Academic Year awards.  The Civil Service Council Scholarship will be awarded soon, so keep looking her for updates.  Application will be made available again in April of 2017 for Academic Year 2017-2018.

The Civil Service Council scholarship was developed to commemorate 35 years of the Council. You can contribute at any time by payroll deduction, cash, or check being made payable to the EIU Foundation. Donations can be sent to EIU Foundation, Civil Service Council Scholarship, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920. Donations can also be made online by credit card by visiting https://www.eiu.edu/giving.php. Just indicate in the space provided that it is for the "Civil Service Council Scholarship"

  1. Child, Grandchild, of current, former, or retired Non-Negotiated Civil Service employee. (Applicant will have to identify employee relationship, position, and year retired if applicable); or current, former or retired Non-Negotiated Civil Service employee, and
  2. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate students enrolled in a minimum of 6 semester hours with a GPA of 2.5 or above and in good academic standing; or HS Senior accepted to EIU and enrolling in a minimum of 6 semester hours with class rank in the top 25%.
  3. Financial need considered. (Applicant will need to demonstrate financial need in the application process) Please consider this wonderful opportunity to support the Non-Negotiated Civil Service employees and their families.