Scholarships and Awards

Dr. Diane Jenkins Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1997 through a Vision Campaign gift from Dr. Diane and Mr. Robert Jenkins, the award is given to an education major who has graduated from a high school in Winnebago, Boone or Ogle counties, and who has the required academic credentials. It may be renewed if the recipient maintains a 3.00 GPA and is active in the 4 T's (Tomorrow's Teachers Together Today).

Marilyn Keating Vause Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2004 by a gift from Jane Lyons in memory of Marilyn Keating Vause, Class of 1948, the award goes to a student in the university of education with a preference given to someone pursuing secondary or elementary certification with an emphasis on physical education.

Carol E. McDonald Education Scholarship
Mark McDonald established the scholarship in 2002 in honor and memory of his wife Carol Egdahl McDonald. Carol received her bachelor of science in education from Rockford University in 1970 and her MAT in 1981. The recipient will be chosen on the basis of merit by the Education Department.

For more information on scholarships relevant to this department, please visit the Academic Catalog .