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  • Dean's Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000 (renewable for 4 years)
    Eligibility: Winner chosen from the Presidential Scholarship pool

  • Larry R. Miller Scholarship

    The Larry R. Miller scholarship recognizes exceptional achievement and creativity that has enhanced a student's professional growth. Nominees are leaders, active participants, and have accomplishments in their department, school, college and/or University activities. They are also honest, show integrity, have high moral and ethical standards, a positive attitude, and are committed.

    Amount: $1,500

    • Undergraduate student enrolled in a CAST major
    • 60 hours of credit course work (30 completed at Illinois State)
    • Must have at least two more semesters of study remaining
    • GPA 3.00 or higher

    Nomination Process

    1. School or department faculty complete a registration form.
    2. Student obtains two recommendation letters from full-time faculty or staff supporting their personal qualities and accomplishments
    3. Student completes and submits student information form and letters of recommendation


    The CAST award committee selects the final recipient.

  • SoLA Scholarship

    The SoLA scholarship recognizes students completing an internship at Miller Park Zoo. Preference is given to students who want to pursue a career with animals.

    Apply for SoLA

    Amount: $500

    • Junior or senior
    • GPA 2.5 or higher


    Include a cover letter detailing your career goals.

More Funding Opportunities

Illinois State offers several scholarships to support your academic journey. See what's available and how to apply.

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