April 13, 2004

Pulliam Scholarship applications now available

by Brad Benson

CARBONDALE, Ill. - - The Southern Illinois University Alumni Association is accepting applications for the Roscoe Pulliam Memorial Scholarship. The Association will award four $1,000 scholarships to students on the University's Carbondale campus.

Applicants must be closely related (child, grandchild or sibling) to an alumnus or alumna of SIUC who is currently a member of the SIU Alumni Association.

All applicants must be admitted or currently enrolled undergraduate students registered for a minimum of 12 semester hours. Applicants must submit a copy of an SIUC financial aid award letter and three letters of recommendation, including one from the relative holding Alumni Association membership.

Applicants who are new freshmen entering in fall must rank in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduating class and score a minimum 26 on the ACT exam or minimum 1170 on the SAT.

Enrolled, continuing SIUC students must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 and provide a current transcript.

Transfer students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 for all colleges attended and provide all transcripts.

Applications are available in the SIU Alumni Association Student Center office, located on the second floor of the Student Center.

For more information, call 618/453-2417. Applications are available online at http://www.siualumni.com/pulliam.

All applications must be postmarked by May 28.