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Computer Systems &
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Chronological Listing
of Catalog Changes

   Through 08/02
   09/02 to 11/03
   12/03 to 01/04
   02/04 to 04/04

 

Scholarships

Scholarships are primarily awarded on the basis of academic excellence, performance in a particular area, or need. Both new and returning full-time students are eligible for scholarships. Scholarship applications will begin to be reviewed and awards made after the March 1st priority date for the following academic year. Applications should be submitted as early as possible, however applications received after March 1 will be considered as long as scholarship funds are available. If you're selected to receive a scholarship you will be notified promptly (before May 1 in most cases) and must acknowledge your acceptance in writing within 15 days of the date of notification.

The Scholarship Officer has, as a matter of official policy, the right and obligation to discontinue any award made by or through the College upon receipt of verified evidence that a recipient of such an award has, either on the campus or in the community, demonstrated citizenship incompatible with standards of the College. This policy applies to all varieties of aid, as well as to academic, music, athletic, or special scholarships.

 

Institutional Scholarship Guidelines

The following academic guidelines will be necessary for you to maintain your scholarship status. This applies to all students currently on scholarship as well as new awardees. Individual scholarships may have other requirements, based upon the type of scholarship awarded. If you have questions, you should check either with the Scholarship Office or with the person directly responsible for the awarding of the scholarship.

  • All students in every category must complete 12 credit hours or more each semester without exception.
  • All scholarships will be for a maximum of four semesters.
  • Renewal depends on maintaining a satisfactory GPA and exemplary citizenship.
  • Certain scholarships are available only to students who are residents of specific Arizona counties.

Academic - awarded to cover cost of tuition. For consideration, a new student must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be recommended by the high school counselor, or apply to the Scholarship Office. The first semester you receive this scholarship, a minimum semester GPA of 2.5 or a cumulative GPA of 2.25 must be earned. For later semesters you must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA or a cumulative GPA of 2.375.

Assessment Fees - automatically awarded by the Scholarship Office to cover the cost of assessment for those students receiving a full-tuition scholarship funded by Eastern Arizona College. You must meet the maintenance criteria required by your full-tuition scholarship.

Athletic - awarded to prospective or returning athletes. Applications are made directly to the Athletic Department. You must be eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics and maintain NJCAA academic standards. Individual coaches may make other requirements.

Beauty Pageant - awarded to the four runners-up in the Miss Graham County and Miss Greenlee County pageants. Amount is flexible not to exceed the cost for full tuition. Available for two semesters immediately following the pageant.

Departmental - awarded by each division (Business, Communicative Arts, Fine Arts, Health and Physical Education, Technology Education, Science and Allied Health, Social Sciences, and Mathematics). To receive consideration, you should correspond with the Division Chair, the Department Head of the curriculum of your interest, and make written application to the Scholarship Office. To qualify for consideration you need a high school or college GPA of 2.5 or above or demonstrate excellence in a curricular or extracurricular program offered at EAC. The first semester you receive this scholarship, a minimum semester GPA of 2.5 or a cumulative GPA of 2.25 must be earned. For later semesters you must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA or a cumulative GPA of 2.375.

Theatre - awarded by the Theatre Department to cover tuition. A high school or college GPA of at least 2.5 is required. Scholarships are based on auditions or documentation of dramatic abilities. Scholarships are renewable provided you continue to participate enthusiastically in theatre and meet academic requirements: the first semester you receive this scholarship, a minimum semester GPA of 2.5 or a cumulative GPA of 2.25 must be earned. For later semesters you must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA or a cumulative GPA of 2.375.

Music - awarded by the Music Department to cover various amounts toward tuition based on audition and level of involvement in department organizations. A high school or college GPA of at least 2.5 is needed to qualify. Scholarships are renewable provided you continue to participate enthusiastically in music organizations, demonstrate positive leadership, and meet academic requirements: the first semester you receive this scholarship, a minimum semester GPA of 2.5 or a cumulative GPA of 2.25 must be earned. For later semesters you must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA or a cumulative GPA of 2.375.

Presidential Scholarships - available only to students who are residents of Apache, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz counties (counties which are not currently part of a community college district).  Awards fall into the following categories:

Presidential Award of Excellence - covers room, board, tuition, and books; you must reside on campus. To qualify you need a high school GPA of 3.75 or higher, or place in the upper 10 percent of your class, or earn a score of at least 25 on the ACT. You must maintain a semester GPA of 3.5 or better, or a cumulative GPA of 3.25 for the first semester you receive the scholarship. For later semesters you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.375 or a semester GPA of 3.5.

Presidential Preferential - covers room and board, you must reside on campus. To qualify you need a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher, or place in the upper 20 percent of your class. You must earn a semester GPA of 3.0 or better, or a cumulative GPA of 2.75 for the first semester the scholarship is received. For later semesters, you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.875 or a semester GPA of 3.0.

Presidential Scholar - flexible amount but not to exceed the cost of a room in a campus residence hall. Funds may be used for room, tuition, fees, or books. To qualify you need a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, or place in the upper 30 percent of your class. You must maintain a semester GPA of 2.75 or better, or a cumulative GPA of 2.50 for the first semester the scholarship is received. For later semesters you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.625 or better or a semester GPA of 2.75.

Scholastic Achievement - covers tuition and books for those students who graduate in the top 10 percent of their Graham County high school classes. Awards are based on rankings from your high school counselor. You must maintain a semester GPA of 3.5 or better, or a cumulative GPA of 3.25 for the first semester the scholarship is received. For later semesters you must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.375 or better, or a semester GPA of 3.5.

Senior Citizens who are at least age 55 are eligible for tuition scholarships if they are residents of Arizona. Those from out-of-state pay only the out-of-state portion of the tuition.

 

Donor Scholarships Awarded Through the EAC Foundation and the College

The following scholarships, varying in value, are administered by the Scholarship Office in accordance with stipulations of donors of these awards. You are encouraged to designate, at the time you make application, the specific scholarships for which you wish to be considered.

For additional information regarding the following scholarships, contact the Scholarship Office, Eastern Arizona College, Thatcher AZ 85552-0769; or call (928) 428-8272 or 1-800-678-3808 Ext 8272.

All Academic Team Scholarship.   Each year, two EAC, full-time, sophomore students are chosen for the All Arizona Academic Team and are the recipients of a scholarship ranging from $500 to $1,000.  Development of the student’s application for nomination should begin toward the end of the spring semester for freshmen or very early in the fall semester for sophomores.  To be considered for nomination, students must complete a biographical questionnaire, have at least a Cumulative GPA of 3.25, write an essay, and fill out other related forms available through Phi Theta Kappa and the Counseling Office.  In addition to the EAC Scholarship, recipients are awarded a full tuition scholarship for four semesters to attend U of A, ASU, or NAU funded by the Arizona Board of Regents.

Allen H. and Marie A. Cress Memorial Music Scholarship. Awarded to a new or returning member of the A Cappella Choir. You may be a full-time or part-time student on Thatcher campus, must demonstrate good work and study habits and be a positive role model.

Alumni Association Scholarships. Each year the Alumni Association awards scholarships covering tuition for one year.  Scholarships are awarded to children or grandchildren of EAC alumni who have a 3.5 GPA and are not receiving another EAC Scholarship.

Alumni Library Staff Scholarship. Awarded annually by the staff of the Alumni Library to a returning full-time student. To qualify, you must be a Work-Study student employed by the Alumni Library, demonstrate good work qualities, and be a positive role model.

 Anna Deane Millett, Don and Carlotta Pace Scholarship. Awarded annually to a full-time returning sophomore enrolled in a university transfer curriculum and having a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in Home Economics or a closely related field.

Arizona State Savings and Credit Union Scholarship. One scholarship awarded annually for tuition and books. To qualify, you must be an Arizona resident and a Credit Union member majoring in Business.

Ashley Marie Beals Memorial Scholarship.  Must be enrolled in the EAC nursing program or pursuing an AS in Pre-Medical Science.  Recipient must be enrolled full-time at the Thatcher Campus.  Applicants should include at least two letters of recommendation with their scholarship application.  This scholarship provides tuition for the Fall semester.

Bank One Scholarship. The Safford Branch of Bank One awards two scholarships to returning freshmen who are majoring in some field of Business Administration or who are taking courses in this field. Selection is based upon academic ability (minimum GPA of 3.0), need, and participation in extracurricular activities.

Belle and Arnold Greenbaum Scholarship. Awarded to a returning full-time EAC student majoring in Mathematics or Education with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Bette N. Smith Nursing Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time student seeking Registered Nurse Certification. You must have an entry GPA of at least 3.5 from all previous institutions attended and maintain a GPA of 3.5 while at EAC. You also need to demonstrate positive work and study habits and be a positive role model for others enrolled in the EAC nursing program. Second-year nursing students will be given priority in the selection process.

Bill and Naoma McGlocklin Scholarship.  Awarded to a student enrolled in the EAC nursing program.  Student must be a resident of the Gila Valley.  Applicants should include at least two letters of recommendation with their scholarship application.

Bureau of Indian Affairs Scholarships (BIA): Federal awards through the BIA and various tribes to Native American students. The application form is the FAFSA, plus the tribal application available from the tribe or the Financial Aid Office. The tribe determines the amount of the award. Disbursements of grants and scholarships will be by cash or check on the first day of the semester or as soon after as practical.

Clara Drobka Scholarship. In honor of Clara Drobka, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving Catholic student, either a freshman or a returning sophomore. You must be enrolled in 12 or more hours and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher. You must be a person of high moral character and integrity as determined by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Education Board.

Cobre Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship. The Cobre Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary in Claypool, Arizona awards a scholarship to a resident of Gila County who is a full-time student on Thatcher campus seeking a degree in Nursing. You must have completed the educational pre-requisites for the EAC nursing program, have an entry GPA of 3.0 or higher from previous institutions attended, and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA at EAC. You must possess qualities of personal integrity, good moral character, and good citizenship as demonstrated by three letters of recommendation.

College Park Student Scholarship. Established by Gerald Deabel, owner of the College Park Apartments, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student at the Thatcher Campus.

Dallace Butler Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a returning student having a GPA of 2.0 at the college level or 3.0 at the high school level.

Debra Mullenaux Memorial Scholarship.  Awarded to a full-time, married EAC student with a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Financial need demonstrated through the Financial Aid Office is also required.  Student must be enrolled in a Gila Valley Institute of Religion class other than Devotional at the time of application and throughout the time of scholarship support.

Dr. David G. Lunt Choral Music Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time EAC student who is a vocal music major. Demonstrate an enthusiastic love for music, people and life including service through musical and/or other organizations and maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Dr. Dorine Chancellor Scholarship. Provided by the Arizona Business and Professional Women's Foundation for one full-time student, or divided among several part-time students. Eligible applicants are females who are Arizona residents having no previous experience in the work force but seeking a marketable skill, or returning to the work force but wishing to upgrade their skills, or currently employed and seeking education for career advancement or change. To continue the award, you must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and apply annually.

Douglas Michael Loeb Memorial Scholarship. Awarded for tuition and fees to full-time students on the Thatcher campus majoring in Automotive Mechanics or Automotive Service Technology with a minimum GPA of 2.75. There must be evidence of need. You may receive federal financial aid but no other scholarships.

Dr. Pamela Rule Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship memorializes Dr. Pamela Rule who taught anthropology courses at Eastern Arizona College and served as Director of the EAC Museum of Anthropology from 1986 to 1989.  Awarded to a freshman Eastern Arizona College student who will be returning to Eastern Arizona College for his/her sophomore year.  Recipient must be enrolled in a science, social science or liberal arts curricula.

E. James Lee and Jacqueline McFadden Lee Scholarship.  The EAC Foundation provides this scholarship in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Jacque Lee for their years of service and financial support to Eastern Arizona College.  This tuition-and-a-half scholarship is awarded to a full-time student at the Thatcher campus of Eastern Arizona College.  Applicants should show financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Exceptions to the GPA requirement can be made if applicant shows employment at 20 hours or more per week while going to school.

EAC Faculty Association Scholarship. Each year the EAC Faculty Association awards a scholarship to a student returning for the sophomore year. Selection criteria include grade point average (3.0 or higher), extracurricular activities at college, and community involvement.

Eldon and Lucille Palmer Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a new or returning Thatcher Campus student from a Graham County high school pursuing an education in Math or an ITE (Industrial and Technical Education) field. Preference given to a student showing financial aid as determined by the EAC Financial Aid Office.

Elizabeth Louise Loeb Memorial Scholarship.  Awarded for tuition and fees to full-time students on the Thatcher campus majoring in Business Administration with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  There must be evidence of need.  Recipient may receive federal financial aid but no other scholarships.

Ella T. and J. David Lee Scholarship. This scholarship covers a minimum of tuition for 12 credit hours for one student majoring in Administrative Information Services or another occupational curriculum. If you continue to meet requirements, it can be renewed for 4 semesters. To qualify you must be a graduate of a Graham County high school with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who demonstrates a financial need. Continued eligibility requires maintaining a 3.0 GPA at EAC.

Emil Crockett Insurance Agency Scholarship. Awarded to a returning student who is majoring in some phase of business. Awarding of the scholarship is based on high scholastic achievement (3.0 GPA) and residence in Graham County.

Follett College Stores Scholarship. Awarded to a returning student majoring in Business with an emphasis in Business Administration or Small Business Management with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Fred and Olga Pace Scholarship. Awarded to a resident of Graham County who graduated from an Arizona high school and is returning to the Thatcher campus for the sophomore year. You can be making satisfactory progress in either a transfer or occupational program and a 2.0 GPA must be maintained.

George R. Bingham, Jr. Memorial Drama Scholarship. Awarded to a new or returning full-time student majoring in Theatre and Cinematic Arts on the Thatcher campus. You must have an entry GPA of 2.5 or higher and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher at EAC.

Glenn West Memorial Art Scholarship. It is awarded on a semester basis toward the purchase of educational supplies to a full-time student returning to EAC's Thatcher campus for the sophomore year with a major in any Art Department curriculum and having at least a 3.5 GPA in classes with ART prefix. The second semester is contingent upon remaining a full-time Art major with a GPA of at least 3.5.

H. Greg Brockmeier Scholarship. H. Greg Brockmeier provided 32 years of service to this community and his employer. Sodexho, Inc. and Affiliates honors Greg with this scholarship which is presented to a new or returning sophomore. The scholarship provides funds toward educational expenses.

Helen Johnson Bone Scholarship. Presented to a woman who is married or has been married, who is a full-time student seeking an AA or AAS degree which will prepare her for gainful employment. You may be a freshman or sophomore and must be an Arizona resident possessing qualities of personal integrity, good moral character, and good citizenship, demonstrated by letters of recommendation. You must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and may not be receiving any other financial aid except government financial aid.

Jared Taylor Brown, Alice Edna Hamblin and Polly Elizabeth Matthews Koger Scholarship. Recipient must be a full-time student of Agribusiness having an entering GPA of 3.0 and maintaining a 3.0 GPA for renewal up to 4 semesters. There must be evidence of need; you may receive federal financial aid but no other scholarships.

Jesse and Betty De Vaney Scholarship. Awarded to a returning student majoring in Business Administration or Computer Science. Jesse U.
De Vaney dedicated 37 years of service to Eastern Arizona College where he served as an instructor in Business Administration and later in administrative positions including Registrar and Dean of Admissions, Research and Development. The De Vaney Family is pleased to continue their support and commitment to education through this scholarship. The scholarship provides full annual tuition.

John Mickelson Endowed Scholarship. Each year, a scholarship will be awarded to a full-time Freshman student returning for Sophomore year with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all academic work.  Applicants should demonstrate personal traits of leadership, positive attitude, citizenship, personal integrity and commitment to Eastern Arizona College.

Joyce Audilett Memorial Scholarship.

Kathryn Murphy-Spencer L. Kimball Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time student majoring in a university transfer curriculum returning to the Thatcher campus for the sophomore year who has a minimum GPA of 3.75, financial need, and has provided service to the College and the community.

Keith and Kathleen McBride Crockett Family Alumni Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time EAC student who is the son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of an EAC Alumnus. Include at least 2 letters of reference describing character, citizenship and commitment to self improvement. A GPA of 3.0 or better is required to maintain the scholarship.

Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW 10385 Scholarship. Awarded to new or returning EAC students who are veterans of the United States Armed Services or relatives of veterans (father, mother, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, niece or nephew). Preference given to a veteran. Scholarship recipient must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better (C average).

Latter-day Saint Student Association Scholarship. Will provide tuition for one semester to a returning sophomore who is a member of LDSSA with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. You must be enrolled in an LDS Institute class other than Devotional at the time of application and throughout the time of scholarship support.

Meghan Lynne Hammer Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is established by family and friends in loving memory of Meghan Lynne Hammer. Though her life was short, she dedicated herself to pursuing a career in music to be a therapist, to help others live a better life through music. This scholarship is awarded annually to a Miami and Globe graduating senior who want to further their education in the field of music at EAC. The recipient must be a full-time student participating in the band. This scholarship provides funds towards educational expenses.

Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center Board of Directors Nursing Scholarship. Awarded by the Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center Board of Directors to a full-time student from Graham, Greenlee, or Gila County who is seeking a degree in Nursing. You must have an entry GPA of 3.0 or higher and maintain this GPA while enrolled in the EAC nursing program. You must possess qualities of personal integrity, good moral character and good citizenship as demonstrated by three letters of recommendation. You must agree to work at Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center a minimum of one year following receipt of your registered nurse license.

Newman Club Scholarship. The Newman Club offers two scholarships each year to deserving returning students who are active participants of the Newman Club and excellent examples of Catholic youth both on and off campus. The scholarship covers full-time tuition for one year.

Ora Deconcini-Martin Scholarship.  Awarded to a full-time student returning to EAC for his/her Sophomore year at the Thatcher Campus.  Recipients need a Freshman GPA of 3.0 and be pursuing a degree in Business Administration or Business Education.

Phyllis Martin Lord Scholarship. This scholarship is established by the family and friends of Phyllis Martin Lord to commemorate her uncommon life of service to her family, church and community. It is awarded annually to a student demonstrating economic need, scholarship potential, characteristics of personal integrity, and service to family, church and community. Please include three letters of recommendation. Student recipients must be enrolled full-time at the Thatcher campus. Preference given to Business Administration majors.

Pizza Edge Scholarship. For a full-time, degree-seeking student at the Thatcher campus. Provides tuition for one year, and may be renewed for one additional year. You must have an entering GPA of 3.0 or higher and maintain this GPA throughout the term of the scholarship. You must possess qualities of personal integrity, good moral character, and good citizenship, demonstrated by three letters of recommendation.

Professional Support Staff Scholarship. Available to any currently enrolled full-time student at EAC with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is nominated in writing by a member of the EAC professional support staff.

Ralph and Cindi Orr Scholarship

Ron Cluff Memorial Science Scholarship.

Russell T. and Leola Lundell Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time student majoring in Chemistry, returning to Thatcher campus as a sophomore with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Satisfactory progress in the major at the end of the freshman year is required as well as financial need. Additional criteria include demonstrated service to the College and the community, and good character. Renewable for one semester.

Ruth Merrill Moeller Scholarship. Awarded to a new or returning full-time student majoring in Music.

Ruth Talley - Spencer Brinkerhoff Scholarship. One scholarship will be awarded to an entering freshman or returning student with high scholastic achievement (3.5 or higher GPA). You must have leadership ability, demonstrate good citizenship, be a resident of Graham County, and be enrolled full-time at EAC.

Safford Business and Professional Women's Club Scholarship. The Safford Business and Professional Women's Club provides this scholarship to women returning to college after an interruption caused by occupational or family responsibilities. Each scholarship provides tuition for one semester.

Safford Lions Club Drafting Scholarship. Awarded annually to a returning full-time student pursuing a degree in Drafting Technology.  Recipient must have completed at least one Computer Aided Drafting course and have a GPA of 3.01 or higher.

Safford Rotary Club Scholarship. A scholarship is provided for a deserving student who is a graduate of a Graham County school to recognize achievement (high school GPA of 2.5 or higher) and provide financial aid. You must be academically average or above, in need of financial aid, and enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours.

Sarah Lamoreaux Memorial Scholarship. You must demonstrate qualities of goodness and be a positive role model with enthusiasm, dedication and school spirit, as well as demonstrate positive work and study habits.

Tony Bernstein Memorial Scholarship.  Made possible by the friends and family of Tony Bernstein and the Tucson Cooperative Warehouse, this scholarship is awarded to an incoming Freshman or Sophomore attending Eastern Arizona College pursuing a degree in one of the natural sciences.  Recipient must be a full-time student with a prior 3.0 GPA.

Virginia Rae Barr Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time student on Thatcher campus who is, or will be, majoring in Early Childhood Development or Elementary/Secondary Education with preference given to a student who plans later emphasis in education for the developmentally disabled. Applicants should include a written statement with their application describing their career goals.

Wilford E. Stailey Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time Thatcher student returning for the sophomore year who is enrolled in one of the following majors, in order of preference: Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Specialist, or Business and having a GPA of 2.0 or higher. To receive second semester proceeds, you are required to continue full-time status and a 2.0 or higher GPA.

William D. Smith Memorial Scholarship. An annual scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Drafting. You must be returning as a sophomore, must have demonstrated by classroom activities to have outstanding drafting ability, must show a commitment to career objectives in that field, and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Academic excellence in all classroom activities will be an important consideration.

William J. Bone Scholarship. Recipient may be a freshman or sophomore and must have entering GPA of 2.5 and must maintain a 2.5 GPA as a full-time student. Arizona residency is required. Personal integrity, good moral character and good citizenship are also considered.

William N. (Billy) Stroud III Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a sophomore returning to Thatcher campus as a full-time student majoring in Athletic Training and acquiring hours toward NATA certification. Additional criteria include outstanding aptitude in athletic training and leadership ability. You must not be receiving any other athletic scholarship.

  

Donor Scholarships Awarded by Donor

Scholarships listed below are awarded as indicated. Application is not made to the College for these awards. Instead, students should contact their high school counseling offices.

Safford Elks Lodge Scholarship. Six outstanding high school seniors (3 male and 3 female) are chosen each year to receive the Safford Elks Lodge scholarships. Selection is based on scholastic record, need, leadership and extracurricular participation.