Scholarship Purpose: The Willie Brown Endowed Scholarship was established in 2009 by Willie Brown, M.S. '73, Business Administration. The purpose is to provide substantial financial support for a minority student of African American experience or any nontraditional student majoring in Business at Illinois State. Brown began his career at State Farm in 1971 in the data processing department and retired in 2009 as Executive Vice President. Brown has been an active leader in the Bloomington-Normal community. At Illinois State University, he serves on the College of Business Advisory Council and the Alumni Network, and he has been inducted into two Halls of Fame. Each candidate must be enrolled as an upper division student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75/4.0, submit an essay, and show a commitment to civic engagement. Need is considered when other qualifications are equal. Funds are to be used for educational expenses.
Major: Accounting, Accounting (BS/MPA), .... more
Class Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore.
Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 2.75 2.75 , 2.85 , 2.9 , 2.95 , 3.0 , 3.05 , 3.1 , 3.15 , 3.2 , 3.25 , 3.3 , 3.35 , 3.4 , 3.45 , 3.5 , 3.55 , 3.6 , 3.65 , 3.7 , 3.75 , 3.8 , 3.85 , 3.9 , 3.95 , 4.0 , 4.05 , 4.1
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: July
Financial Need: This scholarship requires a student to have a Financial Need to be eligible to receive the scholarship. In order to establish "Financial Need", a student must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can file the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.NOCOUNTY
Community Service: There is a community service requirement in applying for this scholarship.
Fund Group: 3
Fund Type: 2
Fund Purpose: 15
Fund primary Goal:
Fund Status: O
Scholarship Type: F
Survey Code: 08