October 17, 2017

Joseph “Cobby” Rodriguez Memorial Awarded by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

The Joseph “Cobby” Rodriguez Memorial is a scholarship sponsored by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Information About the Scholarship:

Award Amount: Average – $250
Application Deadline: 1-March
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must be a police officer or family member, reside in Clair County, have a minimum 2.0 grade point average, and exhibit financial need.
Eligible for: Must be college freshman, sophmore, junior or senior.

Awarded by:

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Box 1060
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1060
USA
Email: finaid@siue.edu
Phone: 618 650 3880
Fax: 618 650 3885
Website: http://www.finaid.siue.edu

Contact Details:

Client Service Unit
Student Financial Aid

Edwardsville, IL 62026-1060
US
Phone: 618 650 3880
Fax: 618 650 3885

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville