Scholarships for Art Majors
J.L. Adkins and Cora E. Adkins Scholarship
Established at the bequest of J.L. and Cora E. Adkins, annual scholarship awards are made to students pursuing a degree in Education or Fine Arts. While preference will be given to Arkansas Tech students from the Missouri counties of Dunklin, Stoddard or New Madrid, any Education or Fine Arts major is eligible to apply. Awards will be made each year that funds are sufficient.
Glori Ann Perkins Scholarship
The awarding of this scholarship will alternate between art/art education and engineering majors. The applicant must be a junior level student, enrolled in 15 semester hours or more, maintain a cumulative 3.2 or higher grade point average, have demonstrated financial need, and be a student legally present in the United States. This scholarship may be renewed three additional consecutive semesters provided the recipient enrolls in and successfully completes a 15 hour course load each semester, maintains a cumulative 3.2 grade point average, and is on track to graduate by the end of the fourth semester.
Bill Preston Donnell Memorial Art Scholarship
The family and friends of Bill Donnell, a 1993 Tech graduate in graphic design, have established a tuition scholarship as a tribute to his memory. Each year the funds from the Bill Donnell, Jr., Memorial Golf Tournament hosted by Chamberlyne Country Club will be contributed to the scholarship account. This scholarship will be awarded each fall term to an entering freshman or current student who is majoring in art. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, who are residents of Yell County, and/or who plan to study emphasis in graphic design.
Russellville Kiwanis Ark River Valley Arts Center
Scholarships will be granted each year that funds are sufficient. The applicant must be a full-time student who has graduated from high school in Pope or Yell County, Arkansas, have achieved sophomore status, majoring in Fine Arts, and maintains a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Recipients of this scholarship will be required to volunteer at least two hours per week at the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center for each semester that they receive this award. This scholarship is automatically renewable for an additional two years if the recipient maintains the required criteria.