Emeritus professors of history Joseph L. Grabill and Gerlof D. Homan had overlapping careers at ISU. In the late-1970s, in the midst of the Cold War, they both began to focus their research and efforts on peace studies. The interdisciplinary Peace Studies program at ISU arose out of the inner transformation among these two professors and like-minded colleagues.
Each candidate for a Grabill-Homan Peace Prize must be or have:
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. The amount of the award will be based on the earned income from the principal of the fund (estimated $500).
Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are due to the College of Arts and Sciences office in Stevenson Hall Room 141 by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2020.