Marcia Escott Hickrod Scholarship Award for Nontraditional Students

This fund was established in 2009 for the purpose of providing financial assistance to adult learners in the master's degree program in College Student Personnel Administration at Illinois State University. Hickrod began her career at Illinois State in 1966 as a faculty member in the Department of English. She later became the Coordinator for Academic Advisement followed by a stint as Director of Adult Learning. She completed her Ph.D. in Educational Administration while working full time and being a single parent. Each candidate for this scholarship must be enrolled in good standing and have completed at least nine credit hours in the program, be a nontraditional student, and submit an essay and a letter of reference. Preference will be given to part-time graduate students.

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