EAST Scholarship Opportunities

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UALR is home to the first EAST-only scholarship program. The UALR EAST Scholarship is $10,000.00 per academic year, renewable for four years. As part of the scholarship program, students volunteer in the UALR EAST Lab.

UALR EAST Scholars Scholarship Requirements:

  • Be an U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Accepted for admission as a first-time freshmen
  • Complete scholarship application
  • Must live on campus and purchase a meal plan
  • Submit official 6th or 7th semester transcript and have at least a 3.00 cumulative high school GPA or GED score of 600+
  • Submit a 250 word statement regarding your goals and future plans
  • Submit two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from EAST facilitator
  • Fall priority deadline is December 1st, priority deadline is February 1st and final deadline April 1st
  • Not restricted to any certain major

UALR EAST Scholarship Application

Learn more about UALR EAST Lab

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University of Arkansas Community College at Hope

University of Arkansas Community College at Hope

Alisha Proksch EAST Scholarship Application Details:
Alisha Proksch EAST Scholarship Application

University of Arkansas at Monticello

University of Arkansas at Monticello

MONTICELLO, AR — The University of Arkansas at Monticello is once again offering scholarships to two high school seniors who have participated in the EAST educational technology initiative for at least two years while in high school.

The scholarship covers tuition for 15 semester hours of course credit, excluding summer terms, and is renewable by maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on 12 semester hours and providing 10 hours per week of voluntary assistance in an assigned location on campus.

Scholarship applicants must have a composite score of 19 on the ACT as well as scores of 19 in both math and English, a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 or better, and two letters of reference regarding EAST service and performance. Applications should be submitted by the priority deadline of April 1 for first consideration. Eight students have been awarded the EAST scholarship since it was first announced in 2008.

The EAST program is offered through a number of school systems in Arkansas and nationwide. EAST students perform service learning projects, identify needs in their communities, and work to provide innovative solutions for those needs.

Applications for the scholarship will be available on this website, in high school counseling offices, and in the UAM Office of Admissions beginning January 25, 2012.

UAM EAST Scholarship Application


Contact
Mary Whiting
Director of Admissions/Scholarship Chair
870-460-1026

University of Central Arkansas, Conway

University of Central Arkansas, Conway

UCA EAST Program Scholarship

The University of Central Arkansas EAST scholarships recognize UCA’s historic role in the development and growth of the EAST program. A graduate of UCA created the EAST program, and UCA has continued its relationship with EAST in multiple ways as the program has grown and achieved fame within Arkansas and in other states. EAST scholarships are awarded to high school graduates that have been active members of EAST programs without regard to their college major in so far as that major is offered at UCA. Scholarships carry a value of up to $1500 per semester per academic year semester for a maximum of eight semesters.

http://www.uca.edu/scholarships/other-university-scholarships

Carolyn Mann EAST Initiative Scholarship

No application necessary. Division of Enrollment Management will review applications to identify new freshmen students who were enrolled in high school EAST programs. Priority deadline, March 9, 2012 and students must have submitted the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Later applications for admission may be considered. The number of awards are limited and based upon available funds. Minimum award is $500 per semester. This is a freshman year scholarship that is non-renewable. This information may also be found at the following link: http://uca.edu/foundation/foundation-scholarships/.

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