The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the 1999-00 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 March 17, 2000. 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
Post Office Box 165316
Little Rock, AR 72216
Scholarship application forms are being mailed directly to schools.