College of Arts and Sciences

Submit Scholarship Application to:

Deborah J. Fox, Assistant Dean

Illinois State University
College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Box 4100
Normal, IL 61790

Fax: 309.438.7198

Leola Lohr Nelson Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Leola Lohr Nelson Scholarship was established by her children in honor of Leola Lohr Nelson. Mrs. Nelson encouraged her children to value education and when her grandchildren came along, she played an instrumental role in assisting them to attain their educational goals, also.

Candidate Qualifications

Each candidate for a Leola Lohr Nelson Memorial Endowed Scholarship must be or have:

a.  accepted for enrollment or enrolled in good standing at Illinois State University

b.  completed a minimum of 60 credit hours towards a degree

c.  enrolled in any major in the College of Arts and Sciences

d.  demonstrated financial need

A single scholarship award will be deposited in the recipient’s Illinois State University account at the beginning of the fall semester to help cover educational expenses ($1,000).

Applications for the 2016-2017 school year are due in the College Office (Stevenson 141) by 4:00 p.m. on February 5, 2016. Letters of recommendation accepted, but not required.

Application Form