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The Education Assistance Program was established in 1982 by the Civil Service Employees Council (CSEC) of Southern Illinois University Carbondale to provide financial assistance for dependents of civil service employees who attend . The Education Assistance Program shall be financed by employee contributions, income from an endowment fund, and proceeds from fund raising activities sponsored by the Civil Service Council (CSC).

The CSC shall maintain sole authority and jurisdiction for the development, implementation, and administration of the Education Assistance Program. The Education Assistance Committee (hereinafter referred to as "The Committee") acting under the auspices of the CSC, shall be directly responsible for the management of the program. If any portion of the operating policy of the Committee is considered to be in conflict with the Bylaws of the CSC, the CSC Bylaws shall take precedence.

The Committee acknowledges its responsibilities to manage the program in accordance with SIU's fund raising guidelines and within the purview of the Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations.

The Committee shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religious preference, national origin, sex, age, handicap, or any other factors prohibited by law in the management of the Education Assistance Program.