The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the 2000-2001 Daisy and L. C. Bates Minority Scholarship Program. The Southwestern Bell Foundation sponsors the scholarship program. The program will offer $2,500 scholarships to ten minority students who will attend an Arkansas college or university this fall.
Applications for the scholarships will be reviewed on a competitive basis. The selection committee will use the following criteria to select the recipients:
1. Academic Achievement
2. Financial Need
3. Written Communication Skills
4. School Activities
5. Leadership Qualities
6. Community Service
The application must be completed, signed and postmarked on or before March 30, 2001. A seven-semester transcript, containing a cumulative grade point average on a four-point scale, and ACT or SAT test scores must be attached to the application. The committee will not consider incomplete applications.
Applications will be mailed to each high school counselor. Applications may be reproduced as needed and should be mailed to:
Bates Scholarship Awards Program
c/o Southwestern Bell
P. O. Box 165316
Little Rock, AR 72216
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