ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : DIR-99-010

Date Created : 01/29/1999


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
other: High School Counselors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Central Administration - Mr. Raymond Simon
Daisy and L.C. Bates Minority Scholarship Program

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Gayle Morris

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the 1998-99 Daisy and L. C. Bates Minority Scholarship Program. The scholarship program is sponsored by the Southwestern Bell Foundation. This 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 April 12, 1999. 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. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the committee.

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

Scholarship application forms are being mailed directly to schools.


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