CARBONDALE, Ill. — The SIU Alumni Association at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has announced 10 scholarship recipients for the 2013-14 academic year. The awards come from funds earmarked for the Roscoe Pulliam Scholarship, the SIU Legacy Scholarship, the Rebecca and Jerry Kill Scholarship, and the Connie Armstrong Scholarship.
The Roscoe Pulliam Scholarship awards three scholarships of $3,000 each to three SIU Carbondale students. Recipients must be closely related to an SIU alumnus or alumna who is a current member of the SIU Alumni Association.
This year’s winners are:
Four students are receiving $2,000 each as SIU Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship recipients for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Legacy Scholarship is set up to assist students who have a relative that is an alumnus or alumna of the University. This year’s honorees are:
The Rebecca and Jerry Kill Scholarship is awarded each year to a promising transfer student who maintains at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preference for the $1,500 prize is given to those with financial need and students who have a relative that is an alumnus or alumna of the University. This year’s recipient is:
The Connie Armstrong Scholarship is an award with preference given to residents of Perry County, female students, students with children, and students with physical disabilities who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Two scholarships of $825 each were presented to:
“We hope students and their families find such assistance helpful in obtaining a degree at SIU Carbondale,” said Michelle Suarez, SIU Alumni Association executive director. “Supporting students in these challenging financial times is something we feel is extremely important.”