Greenville University in Illinois named Joseph Christian of Peoria the recipient of the Panther Preferred Scholarship. This $19,500 scholarship is offered for fall 2022 and is renewable annually.

Panther Preferred is a college scholarship without a GPA or test requirement, awarded to students who strive to succeed regardless of circumstances.

Christian demonstrates the qualities of character and service the University and scholarship sponsors look for when choosing a Panther Preferred Scholarship recipient, according to a statement from the university.

Panther Scholars:

•Demonstrate passion and perseverance toward accomplishing a long-term goal. 

•Are diligent and show academic determination.

•Value others and seek to serve those around them, always going the extra mile.

•Aim to change the world and believe that even small things can make a huge difference.

Freshmen, transfer and degree completion students are all eligible for this scholarship. 

Christian will be a part of a group of scholars who will be trained for future leadership on campus, host events for other groups, and promote character and service initiatives throughout the campus community. 

Greenville University has a unique approach to student scholarships, investing in students who receive leadership scholarships, like the Panther Preferred Scholarship, preparing them for leadership on campus and for lives of character and service beyond their years in college. 

All of Greenville University’s students receive some form of financial aid. To qualify for this and other scholarships at Greenville University, apply at