Scholarship Purpose: The Ben Keeley Scholarship is awarded to a senior sociology major and recognizes a student who has demonstrated significant involvement in service and/or volunteer work to the community with a monetary award. To be eligible the student must have earned at least 90 credit hours, have a 3.0 GPA in the major, and a completed application. Along with an application form, students are required to supply at least two letters of recommendation with one being from an Illinois State University faculty member and at least one from a person who is familiar with the service/volunteer work of the student. In addition, the student will submit a 600 word essay on the relevance of sociology to service and volunteerism in American communities. This award is announced in the spring during the department awards luncheon and ceremony. Assets of this endowment are invested in the Illinois State University Endowment Investment Pool.NOMAJOR NOLEVEL
Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 3.00 3.00 , 3.10 , 3.1 , 3.20 , 3.2 , 3.30 , 3.3 , 3.40 , 3.4 , 3.50 , 3.5 , 3.60 , 3.6 , 3.70 , 3.7 , 3.80 , 3.8 , 3.90 , 3.9 , 4.00 , 4.0
High School GPA: There is no High School GPA requirement for this scholarship.
Essay: An Essay is required towards applying for this scholarship.
Application Deadline: AprilNOCOUNTY
Community Service: There is a community service requirement in applying for this scholarship.
Leadership: There is a leadership experience requirement in applying for this scholarship.
Letter of Reference: For this scholarship application 2 letters of reference are required.
Minimum ISU Hours: 90
Fund Group: 3
Fund Type: 2
Fund Purpose: 15
Fund primary Goal: M
Fund Status: O
Scholarship Type: F
Survey Code: 08
For more information on applying to this scholarship, please visit the Sociology and Anthropology website.